Wearing safety glasses is important because they protect the eyes from potential hazards and prevent eye injuries that can cause permanent damage to vision. Safety glasses are essential in environments where there are potential risks to the eyes, such as in construction sites, laboratories, workshops, and manufacturing plants.
Below are just some of the reasons why wearing safety glasses is important.
- Protection from Flying Objects: Safety glasses protect the eyes from flying objects such as debris, particles, and chemicals that can cause damage to the eyes.
- Prevention of Eye Injuries: Eye injuries can cause temporary or permanent vision loss, and wearing safety glasses can prevent these injuries from occurring.
- Compliance with Workplace Safety Regulations: Many workplaces require employees to wear safety glasses to comply with safety regulations and prevent workplace accidents.
- Protection from UV Rays: Safety glasses with tinted or polarized lenses can protect the eyes from harmful UV rays that can cause long-term damage to vision.
- Prevention of Eye Fatigue: Safety glasses can also help prevent eye fatigue and strain by reducing glare and providing better visual clarity.
Wearing safety glasses is crucial for protecting the eyes and preventing eye injuries in hazardous environments. At Kay Street Eyecare we carry a range of high quality non-prescription and prescription safety glasses.