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safety glasses

Why wear safety glasses?

Find out what types of goggles you can get

Ouch! It stings and you have to rinse your eyes in water. In the worst case scenario, you may get a splinter in your eye and have to go to A&E. Here, safety glasses are well-suited for protecting your eyes. You need to take take good care of your vision, as it is not something worth risking.

Safety goggles are indispensable if you work in industry with metal grinding, work as a mason with tile-cutting, as a painter resurfacing walls or as a carpenter sawing wood.

Requirements for approved safety glasses

Safety glasses must be approved according to the EN 166 standard and they meet different requirements for lens colour, fit, adjustment and weight.

For eye protection, they must protect against one or more types of impact:

  • Mechanical impacts are splinters, particles and flying objects that arise from grinding and sanding, for example.
  • Chemical impact is contact with corrosive substances and chemicals.
  • Optical impact arises from welding, laser beams and cutting.

Which safety glasses should you choose?

The type of safety goggles, eye protection or sunglasses you choose is important. They need to suit the work you do. At the same time, the size should fit your face so they sit snugly and keep out particles, flying objects and chemicals. You need to take into account if you will need to wear hearing protection and respirators along with the eye protection.

Safety goggles or grinding goggles

They can have side protection to protect against flying particles. They can be designed as frames.

safety googles

Full glasses or goggles

Are closed glasses that protect the eyes and skin around the eyes. There are also safety glasses for glasses wearers that are designed so that you can wear them in addition to your regular glasses so that you have your full vision.

Fill glasses or goggles

Safety glasses with strength

You can get safety glasses with strength, which provide the advantage that they can be worn alone without glasses underneath.

Safety glasses with strength

What does the marking on the safety glasses’ frame mean?

On the arm of the glasses, the safety glasses may be marked with numbers and letters that show the characteristics of the glasses. The first letter means manufacturer. The number indicates the EN standard. See the example below:

Sikkerhedsbrille-mærkning

We hope this guide has made it easier for you to choose the right eye protection for the work you do. Remember that here at Cheap-workwear.com you can get safety glasses with strength, safety glasses for glasses wearers, safety glasses to protect against chemicals and safety glasses that protect against light from welding and laser cutting.

There is no excuse not to protect your eyes!


Questions about goggles?

If you have any questions or are you looking for safety glasses that we do not have on the webshop, you are welcome to contact customer service at info@cheap-workwear.com or tel. 96742030.

Selected goggles

OX-ON
OX-ON Visitor Basic safety glasses , Transparent
OX-ON Visitor Basic safety glasses , Transparent
€4.00
OX-ON
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OX-ON Space Comfort safety glasses, Black/Transparrent
OX-ON Space Comfort safety glasses, Black/Transparrent
€6.00
Uvex
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OX-ON Uvex Super OTG safety glasses, Transparent
OX-ON Uvex Super OTG safety glasses, Transparent
€20.00
Carhartt Workwear
Carhartt Easley safety glasses, Bronze
Carhartt Easley safety glasses, Bronze
€16.00
Uvex
Quantity Discount
OX-ON Uvex Ultrasonic safety glasses, Grey/Transparrent
OX-ON Uvex Ultrasonic safety glasses, Grey/Transparrent
€23.00
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