There are many types of safety glasses. An example is the glasses worn by people to shield them from the bright rays of the sun. Work safety glasses are special safety glasses which protect our eyes from light as we do our occupational duties such as welding or working with chemicals in a lab. They are very necessary because eyes are sensitive organs and can easily make life difficult when they are hurt. Depending on where you work, you will be able to assess you need for safety glasses as you work. If it is a hazardous place, ensure that you use them.
What is used to make them?
These glasses are made from clear glass so that they do not hinder you ability to see what you are doing as you work. The lenses of the glasses are not meant to improve you sight. They simply protect what you already have.
Who uses them?
· People in Construction
Most professionals who are heavily involved in construction need work safety glasses because of the particles they expose their eyes to. Sand and other harmful materials can easily get into their eyes at the site or while they work
· People who work in Labs
Working within a lab has the risk of chemical spills. Since the eyes are very sensitive organs, it is important to shield them from all the external agents. The chemicals used in a lab can have adverse effects if they come into contact with your eye. You can become blind. This then necessitates the use of safety glasses while working to prevent the dangers from becoming reality.
Where to use them
These glasses are meant to be used while working. It is therefore very important not to strictly keep them at work. You can keep a pair or more to ensure you can access them in all the places where you work. They are protective thus if you are a cyclist, you can just keep them on as you move to the site to work. They simply shield your eyes from unwanted external agents.