Category Archives: Laser Safety Glasses

Laser Safety for Laboratory Researchers, Technicians, and Students

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Given it’s the most vulnerable part of the body, it’s not surprising that the eye is often injured in laser accidents. Because it’s an optical organ, it’s particularly susceptible to lasers in the visible and near-infrared spectrum. Laser beams of this type readily travel through the cornea and lens, and reach the light sensing cells…

Laser Safety Glasses: The Effect of Laser Wavelength on Unprotected Eyes

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A laser generates a beam of light of a single wavelength where the light waves move in the same direction and are exactly in phase (their peaks and valleys are perfectly aligned). This makes the beam intense and highly directional. These optical properties make lasers useful for many commercial and consumer applications. But they also…

Why Recreational Laser Users and Hobbyists Need Laser Safety Glasses

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Slingshots, bb guns, darts, and power tools are often used for recreational or hobby activities. All of these items are eye hazards, and require appropriate eye protection. They’re hazardous because they can cause serious injury and even blindness. However, their mechanical nature makes their danger intuitively obvious to most people. If one chooses to forgo…

Laser Safety for Those in the Entertainment Business

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Lasers can be a fantastic addition to almost any show. From rock concerts to musicals, these entrancing little beams of light have been injected into almost every form of entertainment you can imagine. These additions add excitement, life, and color to the show, and have the ability to take a good show to the next…

5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Safety Glasses

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Whether you own a pair of laser safety glasses, radiation safety glasses, or any other form of protective eye wear that shields your eyes from dangerous environments, you will inevitably have to replace those glasses at some point. If you use this eye wear for a job that is particularly hazardous, you will be wearing…

Industrial and Laboratory Laser Mistakes That Make Laser Safety Glasses Necessary

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When you spend 40 or more hours per week in an industrial or laboratory setting, the routine can desensitize you from work place hazards. This phenomenon often happens to people when driving, for example. Just as wearing a seatbelt protects you against an accident on your commute, wearing laser safety glasses protect your vision should a…

6 Examples of Lasers and How to Use Them Safely

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Lasers are all around us. In fact, we use many kinds of lasers on a daily basis without ever even thinking about it, while other types are used to create products we use regularly. Some lasers are even used to help keep our bodies healthy and strong.  Unfortunately, despite the fact that lasers are so…

7 of The Most Popular Frame Styles For Laser Safety Glasses

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Although it is typically the protective lenses that people buy laser safety glasses for, the frames of those glasses should not be overlooked or brushed off as an unimportant aspect of your purchase. Not only are they essentially the foundation for the protective lenses that you need, they also offer some protective benefits themselves such as security,…

Knowing When to Replace Your Laser Safety Glasses

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We all know that workplace safety is of the utmost importance. Whether you are working with construction equipment or lasers, there are many dangers found in various kinds of work environments, and protecting your employees and yourself from these dangers is a crucial part of your job. Part of ensuring you and your workmates are…

Ensuring Employees’ Eye Safety

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As a manager in a lab, on a worksite, or in any other high-risk place of work, you are likely very diligent about keeping your staff safe. If you find you are actually a bit lax when it comes to safety policies, now is the time to change that fact. This is because employee health…

Category Archives: Laser Safety Glasses

Laser Safety for Laboratory Researchers, Technicians, and Students

laser-safety-16

Given it’s the most vulnerable part of the body, it’s not surprising that the eye is often injured in laser accidents. Because it’s an optical organ, it’s particularly susceptible to lasers in the visible and near-infrared spectrum. Laser beams of this type readily travel through the cornea and lens, and reach the light sensing cells…

Laser Safety Glasses: The Effect of Laser Wavelength on Unprotected Eyes

lasersafetyglasses

A laser generates a beam of light of a single wavelength where the light waves move in the same direction and are exactly in phase (their peaks and valleys are perfectly aligned). This makes the beam intense and highly directional. These optical properties make lasers useful for many commercial and consumer applications. But they also…

Why Recreational Laser Users and Hobbyists Need Laser Safety Glasses

Banner3

Slingshots, bb guns, darts, and power tools are often used for recreational or hobby activities. All of these items are eye hazards, and require appropriate eye protection. They’re hazardous because they can cause serious injury and even blindness. However, their mechanical nature makes their danger intuitively obvious to most people. If one chooses to forgo…

Laser Safety for Those in the Entertainment Business

akg-5_holmiumyagco2_-_model_17004

Lasers can be a fantastic addition to almost any show. From rock concerts to musicals, these entrancing little beams of light have been injected into almost every form of entertainment you can imagine. These additions add excitement, life, and color to the show, and have the ability to take a good show to the next…

5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Safety Glasses

rx-q100-bk

Whether you own a pair of laser safety glasses, radiation safety glasses, or any other form of protective eye wear that shields your eyes from dangerous environments, you will inevitably have to replace those glasses at some point. If you use this eye wear for a job that is particularly hazardous, you will be wearing…

Industrial and Laboratory Laser Mistakes That Make Laser Safety Glasses Necessary

lab laser safety

When you spend 40 or more hours per week in an industrial or laboratory setting, the routine can desensitize you from work place hazards. This phenomenon often happens to people when driving, for example. Just as wearing a seatbelt protects you against an accident on your commute, wearing laser safety glasses protect your vision should a…

6 Examples of Lasers and How to Use Them Safely

laser-7-27

Lasers are all around us. In fact, we use many kinds of lasers on a daily basis without ever even thinking about it, while other types are used to create products we use regularly. Some lasers are even used to help keep our bodies healthy and strong.  Unfortunately, despite the fact that lasers are so…

7 of The Most Popular Frame Styles For Laser Safety Glasses

375

Although it is typically the protective lenses that people buy laser safety glasses for, the frames of those glasses should not be overlooked or brushed off as an unimportant aspect of your purchase. Not only are they essentially the foundation for the protective lenses that you need, they also offer some protective benefits themselves such as security,…

Knowing When to Replace Your Laser Safety Glasses

Model_600_sm-laser

We all know that workplace safety is of the utmost importance. Whether you are working with construction equipment or lasers, there are many dangers found in various kinds of work environments, and protecting your employees and yourself from these dangers is a crucial part of your job. Part of ensuring you and your workmates are…

Ensuring Employees’ Eye Safety

nike_legend_Obsidian Ocean Fog

As a manager in a lab, on a worksite, or in any other high-risk place of work, you are likely very diligent about keeping your staff safe. If you find you are actually a bit lax when it comes to safety policies, now is the time to change that fact. This is because employee health…