You probably think you are pretty tough, right? You probably think your body can hold up against anything because you are so big and strong. What will happen if you dropped one of your power tools and broken pieces start flying everywhere? What will happen if chemicals are splashed in your direction, or if toxic fumes are spread in the air?
If none of those things ever happened, who would need to buy safety equipment, such as non-prescription or prescription safety glasses? When you are in the workplace or working in your garage, any type of accident can happen.
This is why it is important to wear all of your safety equipment; including those safety glasses that you say are so uncomfortable. Would you rather wear safety glasses that will give your eyes the best protection they need or would you rather be rushed to the emergency room because of an eye injury?
We want to give you some tips that may help you avoid any unfortunate accidents that could cause serious injuries to the eyes.
- Understand how to use all of your tools
- If you are not familiar with a certain tool, you should pull out the manual and read it before using it
- Do not wear loose clothing when using tools
- Do not wear any jewelry that is too loose when using tools
- If your hair is long, you should make sure it is pulled back and tied well enough that it will not be caught in any tools
- Avoid working in a dark or dim room
- Anyone who does not need to be in your work area
- Make sure you are able to get enough fresh air while you are working
- If you are tired and you need to work, you should wait until you get enough rest
- If you work area is not organized, you should organize it as best you can; you do not want to work in an area that is piled with things that could cause an injury
Do you think safety glasses are worth spending your money on? Do you think your eyes are worth protecting? We hope you answered yes to both questions.
When you are using power tools and other things that could be dangerous and hazardous, safety glasses are definitely something you are going to need. As long as you have safety glasses, you will be pretty much good to go when it comes to safety. For most of the projects you are completing, safety glasses will probably be the only piece of safety equipment you will use. You will get the protection you need from dirt, dust, flying particles, debris, and anything else that could be flying around the room. When you know there is a chance anything could get into your eyes, safety glasses are a must. Your eyes can be damaged by something so small that you cannot even see it.
You do not have to spend a large amount of money on safety glasses; you can even buy multiple pairs, depending on the style and look you are going for. If you already wear prescription safety glasses, you should not wear those while you are working and expect them to give you the same protection that safety glasses will.
Safety glasses are made with materials that will protect your face and you can purchase safety glasses that have shields on the side. These glasses are also made with materials that will do a better job of resisting various types of impact.