WHAT ARE SAFETY GLASSES?

What Are Safety Glasses

What are Safety Glasses and How Do Safety Glasses and Goggles Differ From Regular Eyeglasses?

Safety eyewear must conform to a higher standard of impact resistance than regular eyeglasses, which optical professionals sometimes call “dress eyewear.” This higher standard applies to both the lenses and the frames of safety glasses and goggles.

FIREWORKS EYE SAFETY

fireworks eye safety

The numbers are clear: Fireworks are dangerous and July 4 is an especially risky time for eye injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s most recent annual fireworks injury report (PDF) fireworks caused 12 deaths and 10,000 injuries in 2019. Three-quarters of the fireworks injuries treated in emergency rooms happened between mid-June and mid-July.