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safety glasses

impact-resistant lenses that protect the eyes from blows or other kinds of injury. Such lenses are usually made by tempering the glass, substituting plastic for glass, or laminating. Also called polycarbonate glasses, safety lenses.

safety glasses

Glasses using heat-treated glass or impact-resistant plastic lenses. Their use serves to protect the eyes from dangerous slivers of glass that are produced when ordinary lenses are broken in an accident. Use of safety glass in manufacturing eyeglass lenses is mandatory in the U.S.
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Side shields may be incorporated into the frames of safety glasses when needed.
The ZeroNoise[TM] Safety Glasses are designed for perfect interaction with ear muffs.
Galvan in the hospital and suggested he tell medical personnel he was wearing safety glasses at the time of the accident.
But before its budding anglers get close to the water they are told they MUST put on safety glasses or sunglasses to protect their eyes from flying fishing hooks.
The Craftsman Long Life LED/Lighted Safety Glasses are ideal for low-light situations on the job or at home, indoors or out.
He says that if an employee says he or she doesn't like to wear safety glasses because they slide down the nose, then buy them a strap for the back.
Approved safety glasses will have "Z87" stamped on them.
A STICKER scheme could be launched in Rugby for pubs, clubs and restaurants which serve drinks in toughened safety glasses.
This is the stuff of which good safety glasses are made and these have side protection and adjustable temples.
And how many of us religiously wear safety glasses and other personal protective equipment when operating a weed eater or lawnmower?