ANSI, the American National Standards Institute, sets forth standards for eye and face protection by evaluating hazards and recommending specific types of eye protection to be worn for each. Eye injuries in the workplace are quite common. Thousands of U.S. workers sustain job-related eye injuries every day! Choosing the right eye protection minimizes potential exposure to hazards and infectious diseases via ocular exposure. Dust, small particles, smoke, harmful chemicals, and ocular diseases can all impact our vision. Chemicals and flying shards are just some of the hazards facing many modern workplaces. Healthcare workers, lab workers and janitorial staff are all prone to infectious diseases from eye exposure.
The 2 major reasons eye injuries/infection happen on the job are:
- No eye protection was being worn
- The wrong kind of eye protection was worn for the job
Proper eye protection can help enhance your performance, improve your eyesight given the right kind of lens, and prevent exposure to harmful particles and harsh chemicals that might permanently harm your eyesight. All you need to do is to pick the right the right kind of eye protection for your activity. Harmony Lab & Safety Supplies offers compliant safety glasses from the top brands such as iNOX, Liberty, Kleenguard, 3M. We offer many styles and lens tints/coatings for indoor and outdoor use to keep your eyes protected.
ANSI Z87 guidelines lead to the implementation of the following types of eyewear:
- Safety Glasses: Higher degree of impact protection along with a range of UV and anti-static levels.
- Safety Goggles: Feature straps to create a tighter seal against the wearer’s face for a higher level of protection. Indirect and direct venting methods.
Do you need Glasses or Goggles?
If you are in an environment around chemicals, then safety goggles are an obvious choice; it is no surprise you see indirect vent safety goggles in chemistry classes, research labs, and biotech companies globally. Many complain about safety goggles fogging up, however, high quality anti-fog safety goggles solve this issue. In fact, Harmony only carries the highest quality safety goggles and glasses. We have over a decade of experience bringing the best products to industries with fast shipping. Keep your workers safe; they deal with a variety of eye dangers and hazards. Having a set of good safety glasses or goggles is a must! Safety eyewear is one of the most critical pieces of protective equipment. Harmony is your answer to the question
Safety Glasses offer broad solutions across industries. Protection from dust, flying fragments, and the sun, glasses are a convenient solution. Many employers provide a a single type of safety glasses to make the decision easier; employees can pick one out of a safety glass holder and then sanitize it before putting it back. Safety glasses are ideal for impact protection but less so for splash or chemical protection.
"Over The Glasses" Safety Glasses
Workers deal with a variety of eye dangers and hazards, making safety eyewear one of the most critical pieces of protective equipment. Prescription eyewear is also critical though, so use over prescription safety glasses to avoid compromising between safety and visibility. These roomy safety glasses fit over regular prescription glasses and are an economical alternative to prescription safety glasses - even when they're loaded with premium comfort and safety features. We offer ANSI Z87.1 compliant OTG safety glasses in many styles with anti-scratch and anti-fog coatings to keep your eyes protected. Our permanent anti-fog safety glasses have a permanently bonding anti-fog coating that last up to 90x compared to regular anti-fog coatings and requires no maintenance, for even more performance and cost savings. Choose from clear lens safety glasses for full visual clarity and smoke lens for protection outdoors.
Can't decide on a pair?
Eye injuries can lead to irreparable damages and heavy treatment expenses. As an employer, it is your duty to provide your employees with protective equipment and improve safety standards at your workplace. All of the occupational eyewear products in this category are proven and tested. Take advantage of our discounted rates and get a perfect eye protection solution for your employees. If you are unsure as to what glasses you need, call us now and speak with a product expert at (800) 899-1255 or chat with us online!