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How to Choose the Right Safety Eye Wear: Bacon's Safety Tip

Jun 22, 2017 10:52:00 AM / by Quad City Safety

Evaluate the risk factors and choose the right safety eye wear!

Let’s talk about those eyes. Eye injuries happen on the job somewhere close to the tune of 2,000 incidents a day in the U.S. And guess what, 40% of workers who had an eye injury at work were wearing eye protection! Well, that’s just insane. Want to know the secret behind keeping your workers safe? Buy them the right safety eye wear for the job.

Here are a few tips to make it easier! 

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That drawer full of econo glasses and googles you have—yeah, probably a waste of your money. Specific applications and risks require a specific kind of eye protection. In fact, there’s research that says if workers were wearing the right safety glasses or safety goggles, 90% of eye injuries could have been avoided!


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Make sure your safety glasses meet OSHA 29 CFR 1910.133 regulations and are ANSI Z87.1+ certified!

If you need for help choosing safety eyewear, just look for the HELP button on our website or right here!

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Did we answer a few questions you have about the importance of matching eye protection to the job? Let us know in the comments below!


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Topics: Contractor Safety, Facility Safety, Safety Glasses, Eye Protection, Bacon's Safety Tips, how to, Eye & Head protection