Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Safety Eyewear

Importance of Safety Glasses in the Workplace

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

Importance of Safety Glasses in the Workplace

It can be easy to neglect our eyes when it comes to protecting them in the workplace. Without obvious hazards, proper protection for our eyes may be one of the last things we consider. However, there are very serious potential injuries that could arise, including blindness. Using proper safety glasses can help prevent foreign objects from causing damage to your eyes. Foreign objects could be anything from small pieces of debris, to chemicals, to miniscule dust particles. Protective safety glasses can also help to protect your eyes from hazardous splashes from substances including, but not limited to: oils, steam, or chemicals. Another aspect...

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The Importance of Wearing Safety Glasses

Posted by Darren Gordon on

The Importance of Wearing Safety Glasses

 This week we’re moving away from our usual PPE, gloves, to talk about glasses! Hands aren’t the only part of your body at risk of injury, your eyes are very vulnerable as well. Eye injuries are actually quite common, within industries or within the home and it is the most preventable cause of blindness, so why not do what you can to protect yourself? In workplaces, OSHA has mandates requiring the use of safety and protective glasses. These safety glasses protect against a wide variety of hazards can be physical, chemical, and biological in nature. Some of the most hazardous occupations...

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Is Asbestos Still a Concern in Construction?

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

Is Asbestos Still a Concern in Construction?

If you grew up in the 1970s and 1980s, you are likely familiar with asbestos and its accompanying dangers. While this material is no longer used so prominently in new construction, people in recent decades are still aware of the danger this material has. Before the 1980s asbestos was widely used in many different areas of construction in both commercial and residential situations. Since then, many regulations have been put in place that have greatly reduced the presence and use of asbestos, however it has not been banned in the United States as it has been in other countries. The risk...

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About PPE

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

Some Frequently Asked Questions About PPE

There are many questions when it comes to personal protective equipment, or PPE. From what type is required, to level of protection for your task, we’re here to give you a leg up. We’ve gathered 7 commonly asked questions, and answers, about PPE.   Q: Let’s start with the basics. What is PPE? A: PPE stands for personal protective equipment and is an umbrella term representing anything that an individual can wear to reduce health risks and safety hazards in the work place. This equipment can be anything: boots, respirators, helmets, hardhats, harnesses, ear plugs, and why we’re here today;...

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Your Glove Source now offers Bullhead Safety Eyewear

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

Your Glove Source now offers Bullhead Safety Eyewear

Your Glove Source is expanding their product line; we are pleased to announce we now carry Bullhead Safety Eyewear. This will help you and your employees remain safe and protected from any hazards you may encounter. Continue reading this article to find out some of they key features that Bullhead Safety Eyewear has to offer.  Featured Technology The full line of Bullhead Safety Eyewear offers a wide variety and combination of incredible features to ensure that your eyes have the most protection possible. Each pair of Safety Eyewear is ballistic rated, and exceeds the ANSI 2.87.1 impact testing. This means that...

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