protective spectacles

pro·tec·tive spec·ta·cles

spectacles that protect against ultraviolet or infrared rays or against mechanical injuries.
Synonym(s): safety spectacles
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Hence we should always refer to protective spectacles, not safety spectacles.
2- or 3-wavelength (WL) laser protective Ballistic/Laser Protective Spectacles (BLPS)
Until recently, the choice was limited to the old sun, wind, and dust goggles (SWDG); the ballistic/laser protective spectacles (BLPS); and the special protective eyewear cylindrical system (SPECS).
Until recently, the choice was limited to the sun, wind, and dust goggles (SWDG); the ballistic/laser protective spectacles (BLPS); and the special protective eyewear, cylindrical system (SPECS) protection.
Until recently, the choices were limited to the old sun, wind, and dust goggles (SWDG); the ballistic laser protective spectacles (BLPS); and the special protective eyewear, cylindrical system (SPECS).
Each had to wear protective spectacles while they fished.
Since the mid-1990s, the Army and the Marine Corps have used a combination of ballistic/laser protective spectacles (BLPSs), special protective eyewear, cylindrical system (SPECS), and sun, wind, and dust goggles (SWDGs) to shield troops from eye injury.
The Army later purchased several hundred thousand pairs of ballistic/laser protective spectacles from American Optical very similar to Gargoyles.
In addition to the old standards-the sun, wind and dust goggles (SWDU), the ballistic/laser protective spectacles (BLPS) and the special protective eyewear cylindrical system (SPECS)-the Army has tested and approved several new commercial versions.
Sun, wind, and dust goggles for combat vehicle troops; ballistic/laser protective spectacles for dismounted wearers of prescription eyeglasses; and special protective eyewear, cylindrical system for dismounted troops with normal vision all protect against two or three wavelengths within the electromagnetic spectrum and are currently fielded items.