Eye and Face Protection

How to Identify Safe and Effective Emergency Eyewash — and the Hidden Dangers to Avoid

While the FDA states that ophthalmic drug products should be sterile, ANSI does not require that emergency eyewash solution or its delivery mechanism be sterile. Yet the dangers of administering non-sterile eyewash can have profoundly negative impacts on injured individuals, as well as their employers.
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Eye and Face Protection: Articles

Zero Injuries: How Safety and Productivity Find Common Ground

Eye, face and head protection measures must be consistent and systematic to minimize safety gaps. Hardhat systems that allow for the quick insertion or release of a welding helmet or face shield, depending on the work task or process involved, without workers ever having to expose their eyes, face or head to danger by removing their hardhat.
TO meet the ANSI 87.1 regulation for shops regarding PPE compliance around eye, face and head protection, here are some ways on to ensure there is no compromise of workplace safety or productivity in eliminating PPE gaps in safety.

 

Eye and Face Protection: Industry News

Honeywell Safety Video Wins Award

Scott Maiocchi and the team of advertising agency (add)ventures, which created the video that has become the centerpiece of a marketing and sales campaign targeting distributors and safety managers.
The Uvex Turboshield video used a slow motion technique with editing that emphasizes the intensity of industrial environments.

TEST YOUR GRINDER SAFETY KNOWLEDGE

Will You Survive the ‘Daily Grind’? How familiar are you with abrasive wheel grinders and their safe operation? Take this quiz from MANCOMM and find out.

 

Eye and Face Protection: Products

Watch What You Wear

Conqueror® MAG from Gateway Safety is bifocal safety eyewear that is ideal product for those who have trouble focusing on small things close up, such as blueprints and schematics, small parts, machine tool equipment settings, cutting tools and more.
Studies show that only 60 percent of the 20 million employees required to wear eye and face protection actually comply. The consequence to this is an increase in eye injuries and their associated human and economic costs. Here is some of the newest PPE available to address this lack of protection.

Fabtech 2013: Safety and Environmental Protection

The Guardian Defender automated barrier door from Frommelt Safety.
A look at some of the barrier doors, head protection and ceiling fans exhibited on the show floor at McCormick Place in Chicago on November 18-21.

Safety Helmets Aid Welder Comfort and Productivity

The Jackson Safety Balder WH70 BH3 ADF welding helmet from Kimberly-Clark Professional.
Kimberly-Clark Professional expands their Jackson Safety line of welding helmets with the Jackson Safety WH70 BH3 and the Jackson Safety Balder W-40 SmarTIGer, both of which deliver the highest standards of optical clarity that can be achieved when using an auto-darkening filter.