Born on the battlefield, company has grown into leading eyewear innovator protecting military, law enforcement, outdoorsmen, workers and youth
February 23, 2017
Back in 1987, Wiley X® founder and military veteran Myles Freeman, Sr. launched a small, but innovative company to develop shatterproof, impact-resistant eyewear for the brave men and women of the U.S. military. At the time, his sons and current Wiley X owners Dan Freeman and Myles Freeman, Jr. were just kids helping their dad out in the warehouse, trying to meet the growing demand for Wiley X’s premium quality eyewear.
If you have ever opened a dry-cleaning bag and put on a freshly laundered garment, you know that dry-cleaning can make clothes look and smell almost new. That freshness, however, is created using chemicals that may be potentially harmful to employees who work in the dry-cleaning process. Although today’s dry-cleaners are moving away from using perchloroethylene, a toxic chemical that may cause cancer, the work-related health effects of the chemicals taking its place are unknown.
Ingot™ Safety Glasses feature a high end, metal-frame look to give it a modern style, without the metal-frame price. The sleek painted frame is actually made of polycarbonate, making it extremely light weight for all-day wear.
Given the eyes’ complexity, size and location, they are extremely vulnerable to injury – from flying or falling objects in the yard, sand and dust particles, chemicals and vapors from household cleaning products and even ultraviolet light. And in many workplaces eye hazards are abundant.
Innovations in anti-fog lens coating improve safety, productivity, bottom line
January 30, 2017
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it has published a new white paper, titled, “Think Lens Fogging’s No Big Deal? Think Again: Safety, Productivity and Your Bottom Line Are at Risk.”
Authored by the world leader in personal protective equipment, the 7-page publication reveals the risks of fogging safety eyewear and details groundbreaking innovations that extend fog-free performance for improved overall safety and productivity.
SafeVision®, LLC, a leading provider of prescription safety eyewear and corporate eyewear programs, is expanding its specialty frame selection with the inclusion of ANSI Z87.1 safety certified goggles.
The SVSG02, combines style and ergonomics in five colors including, Desert Camo, Matte Black, Army Camo, Navy, Camo and Blue/Black.
Since the 2010 revision was a dramatic shift away from product configuration requirements and toward a hazard-based structure, much of the revised language in ANSI/ISEA Z87.1-2015 reflects the effort to fine-tune this approach.
Among the articles in the February 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we feature the latest in hand protection and PPE, see four bonus articles on safety trends, Mediterrean diet and male menopause, hand protection, and safety gloves, read about anxiety's role in the workplace, and much more.