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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.
See also: glasses
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Bison Life's Safety Glasses are designed to be protective and built to last a long time.
The proper fit and comfort of safety glasses is of critical importance.
Side shields may be incorporated into the frames of safety glasses when needed.
As an example, one teacher hung a light-weight placard at eye level that read, "Safety glasses required past this point!" in the entry way leading into the laboratory.
Additionally, four pairs of indoor safety glasses and four for outdoor applications round out the Red Line personal protection welding apparel line.
PPE (respirator and safety glasses) were provided during the entire epidemic to persons involved in the depopulation.
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Koren, the former owner of a pallet company in Gardner, was found guilty of perjury yesterday for testifying under oath - in a workers' compensation hearing about a nail-gun accident that blinded a worker in one eye - that he never saw an invoice from a maker of safety glasses.
But because he followed company procedure by wearing protective safety glasses, he escaped shaken but unhurt, with only a deep scratch on the lens of the glasses to show for his ordeal.
So, it's a good idea to wear protective clothing, such as gloves, apron, goggles or safety glasses.
OPNAVINST 5100.19D, B0502, states prescription safety glasses with side shields that meet requirements of ANSI Z-87.1 are required for those who work in an eye hazardous area." The ships industrial hygiene survey will delineate your eye hazardous areas and those personnel who work in those areas.
Instead of safety glasses that are shaped like regular glasses, these shields attach to a hardhat.