Audit Your Company’s Safety Equipment: Break Down Your ANSI Standards for Easy Compliance

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Internal audits are the trickiest part of every job. Even on your company’s network, there are hundreds of hidden away files, old email attachments, and dusty corners in your company’s servers. It’s even harder to do an audit of physical equipment. Boxes and old parts might be stored everywhere from older desk drawers to supply closets…

Radiation Safety Glasses That Offer Practical and Consistent Protection

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Radiation Damage in the Field of Radiology In certain situations, radiation safety glasses are among the most important pieces of safety equipment that anyone can use. People who work in radiology in general are well aware of the fact that their profession has certain associated risks, but it’s certainly possible to reduce those risks dramatically…

Sun Gazing Protective Glasses

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The bright sun often makes for warm days outdoors for many and is a welcomed visitor after months of winter and Spring’s rainy weather. However, with the shining bright sun also comes the risk of people gazing into the skies and damaging their vision.  Sun gazing protective glasses from Phillips Safety Products can help keep all…

Laser Safety Glasses: More Than A Safety Component

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Laser systems are used in a variety of industries, and it is important that everyone is properly protected from laser radiation. When working with high-powered lasers and laser systems, there are some safety precautions that you will need to take in order to be safe. Do Not Forget Your Laser Safety Glasses With the great…

Give Your Eyes The Protection They Need With Laser Safety Glasses

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Pierre Gougelman is responsible for manufacturing the first artificial eye in 1851. During that time, people in the public thought artificial eyes could actually give people brand new sight. Wouldn’t it have been nice if that was the case? When it comes to lasers, there are many lasers that can cause severe and permanent eye damage….

Don’t Let Safety Glasses Be Optional: How to Protect Employees in Your Fluoroscopy Lab and Hospital

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Don’t let your fluoroscopy safety equipment end with lead aprons and protective colors. Every inch of exposed skin and tissue is vulnerable to radiation. While newer fluoroscopy machines are designed with more safety in mind, your technicians still need solid protective barriers to protect their hands, face, and eyes, not just their torso. Add radiation…

4 Reasons to Replenish Your Company’s Stock of Radiation Safety Glasses: Part II

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Medical and scientific organizations have a lot going on behind the scenes. Not only do you have to protect your patients’ data according to more and more stringent standards, you need to keep your employees safe and make sure your business is sustainable. All of these are constant background requirements even before you and your…

4 Reasons to Replenish Your Company’s Stock of Radiation Safety Glasses: Part I

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Radiation safety glasses keep your eyes safer. Even limited exposure to radiation from x-ray machines, fluoroscopes, and some orthopedic surgery tools can lead to cataracts and vision problems. But it’s not enough to just have a couple of pairs available in your lab or hospital for the most dangerous tasks. Make sure all of your…

Laser Safety Glasses Frequently Asked Questions

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Laser safety starts with knowledge. Without it, blindness can happen in the blink of an eye. Lasers span distances at the speed of light, which, according to physics, is the fastest speed possible. There will be no warning before a laser beam does its damage. One instant, you are fine, and the next, you aren’t….

Do Not Be A Risk Taker: Wear Your Laser Safety Glasses

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If you ever want to find out what can happen to the inside of your eyes if you fail to wear laser safety glasses when they are required during the use of a laser, you will find a variety of information during your search. You can do one simple search and you will find pages…

Reduce Your Risk of Cataracts with Radiation Safety Glasses

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Some eye injuries occur swiftly and catastrophically such as when a high-speed cutting wheel explodes and punctures an unprotected eye with a flying fragment. Most sensible people understand the need for eye protection from these kinds of dangers. On the other hand, slow acting eye hazards, such as those causing cataracts, require years and possibly…

Weaken The Force Of Rays With The Right Radiation Safety Glasses

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When it comes to working around hazardous materials and hazardous materials, you will need to make sure you have the proper equipment in order for you to remain safe. As a worker, it is important for you to protect your head and your face at all times, and this should be one of your main…

Industrial Laser Applications and the Need for Laser Safety Glasses

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Because of their unique properties, lasers enjoy many industrial applications. For example, they can cut and drill materials without the need of a cutting or drilling tool. This eliminates the problems of tool wear and replacement as well as excessive noise. They’re effective at machining difficult materials such as ceramics and very hard metals. Laser…

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…

Protect Your Vision From Cumulative X-Ray Exposure With Radiation Safety Glasses

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X-rays are highly energetic electromagnetic radiation that are well outside the range of visual perception. Because of their high energy, they are capable of forming ions by knocking electrons off atoms. For this reason they are classified as ionizing radiation. This ionizing of atoms can break down the molecules of living tissue and cause adverse…

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…

Radiation Safety Glasses: Identifying The Risks And Protecting Yourself

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From the local delivery driver to the internationally-renowned neurosurgeon, every job comes with its own potential risks. Unfortunately, many of these risks aren’t just hypothetical, real injuries happen every day. It is very common for injuries to occur to one area of the body in particular, the eyes. According to the Centers For Disease Control…

The Best Glasses to Watch the 2024 Solar Eclipse

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August 21, 2017 brought North America the greatest sky show in the form of a complete solar eclipse. Watching and experiencing this phenomenon was exciting, because no matter where you lived in the United States there was something beautiful happening in the sky. The majority of the population may not have been in the path…

Safety Eyewear in the Science Classroom

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If you are a high school science teacher, there is a pretty good chance you have a whole semester full of engaging material coming up. For many science instructors, this material includes hands-on experiments that are much appreciated by most students. However, while hands-on work definitely makes science lessons more interesting, it can also make…