Safety Glasses Technical Advice Centre

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New product coming soon. Bolle Superblast replacing Bolle Blast Goggles

Sad to say the Bolle Blast goggles are being discontinued at the end of the month. The  popular and versatile goggles are being replaced by the new Bolle Superblast goggles. They still come in vented and sealed versions and the same high specification as before. You’ll still be able to get a visor attachment for […]

One of my operators is refusing to wear his safety glasses as they mark his nose. Is there anything with a gel nose piece etc ?

A: I think we might have some glasses with adjustable nose pads that might help your operators. What kind of thing are they wearing at the moment and what are they using them for? Q: They are using them in the warehouse so no specific hazards. Our policy is that all employees wear safety glasses […]

Great new video for the Bolle Ultim8 hybrid safety glasses

Take a look at this impressive video from Bolle highlighting some of the key aspects of the Bolle Ultim8 hybrid safety glasses. These glasses give the user three options of how to wear them. Just as safety glasses, with a head strap attached to the arms of the glasses or remove the arms and wear […]

A size guide for prescription safety glasses

We have a range of prescription safety glasses available. All of them slightly differ in size and specification and sometimes it’s not easy to find the right pair of prescription safety glasses for you. At the bottom of each of product description for the prescription safety glasses there is section detailing the sizes of the […]

Safety Glasses for Women

We’ve had a few queries asking which are the best safety glasses for women. Customers have been looking for either protection whilst playing racket sports, light weight or polarised lenses within their safety glasses. The important factors for these safety glasses include: They will be more suited to a smaller head/face size. They are light […]

Do you keep any welding/brazing glasses that are in reading glass prescriptions? +1, +1.5 etc?

Q: Do you keep any welding/brazing glasses that are in reading glass prescriptions? +1, +1.5 etc? a medium tint would be fine. . A: Sorry but the prescription range doesn’t come with a welding glasses tint within them. You can have welding safety goggles and wear your prescription safety glasses underneath. Q: Thanks. Do you […]

Competition Time with Warehouseing Logistics International

For a chance to win a pair of the great looking Samova safety glasses shown above check out the giveaway from Warehousing Logistics International. These fantastic safety glasses offer impact resistance to standard EN166. Whlist the stylish lenses offer full UV protection from UVA and UVB light. The glasses can be worn all day long […]

Doing some DIY this Easter? The safety glasses that you’ll need.

For those of us lucky (or unlucky) enough not to be braving travelling somewhere this Easter you may well be involved in a variety of other activities. Such as: Easter Egg hunts, BBQ/Party DIY/Gardening Watching/playing Sports Shopping According to ipsos[1] last year saw a 9% rise in the footfall for the DIY, garden centre and […]

Which Glasses/Goggles would you reccomend for using with harsh chemicals?

Q: I work with some pretty harsh chemicals and would like some advice which glasses/goggles would provide the best protection. I recently bought some bolle tracker 2 glasses and they melted in 2 days. Could you please advise. A: I think you would be better off with some sealed , full on goggles for maximum […]

Can I make my own Safety Glasses? (Not recommended)

Here are some great examples of what not to wear! Please remember that your safety is a serious business. These creations might seem like fun and were probably entertaining to put together but they will never replace a good pair of safety glassses or safety goggles to give you the protection that you actually require. […]