Stars in the rapidly evolving field of wearable technology, “smart” glasses allow wearers to perform a myriad of functions while keeping their hands free. Wearers can view information, watch and record videos, summon up GPS directions, make phone calls and send texts – all by using gestures, head motions and voice commands.
OSHA’s Eye and Face Protection standard was the tenth most-frequently cited agency standard in FY 2018.
January 4, 2019
OSHA requires employers to ensure the safety of all employees in the work environment. Eye and face protection must be provided whenever necessary to protect against chemical, environmental, radiological or mechanical irritants and hazards.
Most often, people who have Dry Eye Syndrome are middle-aged or older. An estimated 4.88 million Americans over the age of 50 have dry eyes. Although Dry Eye Syndrome is more common to middle age and beyond, younger industrial workers often are subjected to conditions that cause the same symptoms.
MAXBLUE™ lens technology blocks 41% of ISO 12312-1 blue light, yet allows 88% of visible light to pass through
August 2, 2018
There are many jobs that demand the use of hand held devices, RF scanners, or other portable devices. All of these devices emit blue light which has been known to cause eye fatigue, headaches, and migraines.
Encon® will introduce Primo™, a new safety spectacle, to the Veratti® line of personal protective equipment during the VPPPA National Conference and Expo. The Veratti® Primo™ is the first model of a new family of safety spectacles offering the new AFR™ (Advanced Fog Resistance) lens coating introduced by Encon® last year on the 160/500/750AFR chemical splash goggles.
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 poly-carbonate, making it extremely lightweight for all-day wear. Plus, a soft nose piece and rubber temples provide additional comfort.
New additions to Active Lifestyle and Climate Control™ Series combine good looks and comfort with absolute premium protection for a range of activities
January 31, 2017
Wiley X® is expanding its line of advanced eyewear products offering Absolute Premium Protection with three new Rx-ready styles for 2017 — the company’s 30th year in business. With two new styles joining Wiley X’s popular Active Lifestyle Series and one new addition to the innovative Climate Control™ Series (each with multiple frame/lens combinations), there is sure to be an ideal style for every wearer and activity.
Among the articles in the January 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we review the most violated OSHA standards, Part 2 of Larry Wilson's 'Rethinking Traditional Safety' column series, insight from safety experts, and much more.