Author Archives: Kieran Hunt

Kieran Hunt is the staff writer and product research engineer at Phillips Safety Products, Inc. Kieran is currently a student at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey and has always had a passion for writing and learning. He started at Phillips Safety Products in 2008 and has created most of the company's written content, written for and appeared in the company's informational videos, represented the company to clients and at trade shows, and assisted in market research to develop new product lines. Kieran enjoys learning about new products and writing about them, and his knowledge of Phillips's product lines comes from his curiosity and enthusiasm about the industry.

Radiation Safety in Pain Management

Radiation Safety During Pain Management

Need to protect yourself from x-rays during pain management procedures? Radiation Safety During Pain Management Interventional pain management can potentially mean getting exposed to dangerous x-rays during fluoroscopy. If you’re a doctor or surgeon who’s working with a fluoroscope, you need to know about radiation safety during pain management procedures. Fluoroscopy includes the use of…

Lead Apron Rack with Pegs

Wall Mounted Lead Apron Rack

Our line of fixtures for radiation workers has just what you need. Lead Apron Rack with Pegs Lead aprons are heavy and can be a pain to store. The most common way to store these important protective devices when not in use is using a rack, but a normal rack purchased at a hardware store…

What PPE to Wear During Fluoroscopy

What PPE to Wear During Fluoroscopy

Wondering what you need to wear to protect yourself from harmful x-rays? What PPE to Wear During Fluoroscopy Fluoroscopy exposes operating doctors to the harmful effects of x-ray radiation if they’re not protected. Protection for the majority of the body is simple; you just put on a leaded apron, thyroid collar, gloves, etc and get…

Bead Making Eye Protection

Bead Making Eye Protection

Need to protect your eyes while making art? Bead Making Eye Protection Using safety glasses during bead making is important if you want to keep your eyes safe from UV and sodium flare. Bead making eye protection is used to block the harmful ultraviolet rays, or UV, from torchwork from getting to your eyes, and…

Safety Glasses that Don’t Fog

Safety Glasses that Don't Fog

Looking for a pair of safety glasses that’ll stay clear in changing temperatures and muggy situations? Safety Glasses that Don’t Fog Safety glasses that don’t fog are extremely useful if you need eye protection in situations where the temperature may change (such as moving in and out of air conditioning) or situations where you’re working…

Lead Markers for Radiographers

Lead Markers

Need some new markers for your x-ray department? Lead Markers for Radiographers There are plenty of lead markers on the market today, and they’re not a complicated piece of equipment. All it really is is a lead letter encased in a material that’s invisible in an x-ray machine. However, these little things are very important…

Welding Filter Plate for TIG Welding

Welding Filter Plate for TIG Welding

Need a filter plate to work with TIG? Welding Filter Plate for TIG Welding Welders who use helmets with removable lenses have an advantage over those with electronic lenses: we can adjust the color and filter type of our lenses easily and cheaply. Our new Welding Filter Plate for TIG Welding is a huge advantage…

Leaded Eyewear for Fluoroscopy

Leaded Eyewear for Fluoroscopy

Need to protect your eyes from x-rays? Leaded Eyewear for Fluoroscopy Over the past decade or so, it’s become more and more apparent that doctors working in fluoroscopy should be protecting their eyes. That’s where leaded eyewear for fluoroscopy comes in. Leaded eyewear for fluoroscopy attenuates the x-rays coming towards your eyes, ensuring that you…

Laser Safety for Nurses

Laser Safety for Nurses

Are you a nurse wondering what you need to know about laser safety eyewear? Laser Safety for Nurses Nurses often need laser safety eyewear for working in surgeries and other medical situations where a laser is in use. Any time someone is present during the use of a laser that requires the use of laser…

Laser Glasses for Medical Application

Laser Glasses for Medical Application

Need laser glasses for any type of medical application? Laser Glasses for Medical Application At Phillips Safety, we pride ourselves on our diverse selection of laser safety eyewear and accessories. We truly are a one-stop-shop for all things medical eyewear, and if you’re working with a medical laser, we have protection for you. Your eyes…