Eye and Head Protection

  • SPI

    [Webinar Recap] Keep Your Eyes on Safety

    Unfortunately, eye hazards exist in nearly every sector and industry.

    Sustaining an eye injury can have devastating outcomes for workers and their family.  When a worker’s vision is damaged, his quality of life, ability to work, and do simple tasks are greatly affected.

  • safety helmet

    How to fully understand and use protective headgear

    Regardless of the type of safety helmet (construction safety helmet, welding safety helmet, etc.), it is important to always be attentive to its effectiveness. Many elements can cause damage to your head protection equipment and the following paragraphs will enlighten you on the subject.

  • SPI5/5/2023

    Honeywell UVEX HydroShield® Anti-Fog: The Clear Choice for Safety Eyewear

    Fog is the #1 challenge faced by safety eyewear users. Productivity and safety are at risk when a worker’s view is obstructed due to condensation buildup on their lenses. Learn how the Honeywell UVEX HydroShield® eyewear offers innovative technology with a consistent, long-lasting, distortion-free view.

  • SPI11/1/2022

    Choosing the right lens tint for your safety glasses

    Eye protection against thrown objects, dust or splashing had been for a long time the main, if not the only function of safety glasses. Medical and technological breakthroughs allowed us to better understand the adverse effects of the light on the eyes and develop more specialized protective equipment.

  • SPI3/7/2022

    PIP Canada hard hats: local products that perform

    Like the welder’s torch, the hard hat has become an essential piece of health and safety equipment for any worker over the years. However, it can be complicated to find the hard hat that best suits you and your work requirements.

  • SPI10/8/2021

    Pyramex H2MAX: durable and efficient anti-fog

    You are working, and suddenly, fog is all over your safety glasses. No doubt you have encountered this situation in your career. But then, it becomes difficult to get rid of it, and rubbing the lenses too much can damage them. Even worse, this situation can occur in critical moments.

  • SPI8/4/2021

    Emergency showers and eyewash stations - Top 6 reasons for non-compliance

    The first 10 to 15 seconds after exposure to a hazardous substance, especially a corrosive substance, are critical. Delaying treatment, even for a few seconds, may cause serious injury.

  • SPI5/6/2021

    A Clear Approach to Safety: How Abom HEET Revolutionized Fog-free Goggles

    It’s a scenario that’s all too often encountered on the slopes. Outside, the temperature is cool, crisp, and perfect for shredding. But behind your goggles exists a little terrarium. Cold air on the outside, warm air on the inside—the ideal conditions for condensation and poor visibility.

  • SPI11/11/2020

    The essentials of standard CSA Z94.1 on security helmets

    Since the last revisions in 2016, the standard CSA Z94.1 ensures that all workers using head protection equipment are always compliant and use gear adapted to their work environment. Our experts answer your most frequent questions about safety and construction hard hats as well as welding helmets.

  • SPI9/1/2020

    A Beginner’s Guide to Emergency Showers and Eyewash Stations

    Many workers face hazardous chemicals on a daily basis, and although safety practices have greatly improved throughout the years, accidental chemical exposure can still occur. This means it is crucial to look beyond the use of face shields, glasses, or PPE procedures, and to have the right emergency eyewash station and shower in your workplace.

  • SPI6/9/2020

    Eye Protection Fundamentals

    In the workplace, eyes are often exposed to many risks, from flying objects to chemical agents, dust, or even wood chips. Whenever possible, these hazards should be eliminated or minimized by using the proper equipment and establishing safe work procedures. Appropriate protective eyewear must be selected, maintained, and worn to protect against all hazards that may remain.

  • 5/19/2020

    Visor and Face Protection in Times of Coronavirus

    In addition to the usual health instructions, authorities now recommend that masks be worn in public and the workplace. With the reopening of construction sites and industrial activities, it is fitting to ask about visors and face protection equipment. Are they effective against coronavirus?