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About Safety Glasses

Safety glasses are indispensable protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from potential hazards in various environments. Crafted from durable materials like polycarbonate, these glasses provide impact resistance, safeguarding against flying debris, dust, and chemical splashes. Equipped with shatterproof lenses, they offer crucial protection in industrial, construction, laboratory, and recreational settings. By prioritising both safety and vision, safety glasses play a vital role in preventing eye injuries and maintaining optimal vision in potentially hazardous environments.

Frequently Asked Questions About Safety Glasses

Why do I need safety glasses?

Safety glasses are a form of eye protection PPE designed to protect your eyes from hazards like flying debris, dust, chemicals, or impact injuries. Wearing safety glasses significantly reduces the risk of eye injuries in the work environment.

What are safety glasses made of?

Safety glasses are commonly made from polycarbonate, a durable and impact-resistant material. Polycarbonate lenses provide excellent protection against impacts and are lightweight for comfortable wear.

Do these safety glasses meet Australian industry standards?

Yes, our safety glasses are certified to meet the AS/NZS 1337.1 standard. This certification ensures the glasses meet the required safety standards for medium impact protection, making them suitable for various work environments.

Do safety glasses protect against UV rays?

Many of our safety glasses are suitable for outdoor use, such as our polarised safety glasses and safety sunnies. Please check the product description for more information about UV protection.

Can safety glasses be worn over prescription glasses?

We have a range of over-glasses safety glasses designed to fit over prescription eyewear. We also have prescription insert safety glasses available.

How do I choose the right safety glasses for my needs?

Consider the specific hazards you face at work and look for safety glasses that protect against these specific hazards, e.g. polarised glasses for working outdoors or driving.

How often should safety glasses be replaced?

Safety glasses should be replaced if they are scratched, damaged, or if the lenses are no longer clear. Regularly inspect your safety glasses, and if you notice any signs of wear or damage, replace them to maintain optimal eye protection.