Safety Glasses Technical Advice Centre

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I do a lot of high mountain walking where my eyes need UV protection. But I strongly dislike tinted glasses and only wear them for extreme glare, such as glaciers. What would you recommend?

Q: I do a lot of high mountain walking where my eyes need UV protection. But I strongly dislike tinted glasses and only wear them for extreme glare, such as glaciers. The rest of the time I’d prefer clear glasses that give good UV protection (I have dark eyes, and don’t have a problem with […]

Can I buy welding over glasses rather than welding goggles?

These Bolle Squale shade 5 welding over safety glasses are perfect for people looking for welding glasses to fit over their existing eyewear, for use by visitors and even for general wear when you don’t want or need to wear the more bulky Blast shade 5 welding goggles. The goggles of course give overall better […]

Should I be wearing Safety Goggles or Safety Glasses?

Safety goggles don’t always look the best and that is one of the main reasons that employees do not want to wear them and would rather wear a pair of curvy, slim line safety glasses that look and feel like you are wearing an expensive pair of sunglasses. However, we must remember the primary reason […]

New Improved Bolle Contour Metal Safety Glasses

Check out the new improved Bolle Contour Metal framed version today! Bolle Contour Metal II You can see our full range of the popular Bolle Contour polycarbonate safety glasses as well as the metal framed version. Coming in clear, smoke, ESP and polarised lenses.  

New Bolle Pilot Goggles great protection for Firefighters

A great article from Railway News magazine was recently published highlighting the attributes of the Bolle Pilot Firefighter Goggles. These are the sealed version of the popular Bolle Pilot Goggles range that have come with a ventilated frame to date. The main differences between the Bolle Pilot CSP goggles and the Bolle Pilot Firefighter Goggles […]

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 […]

Win a pair of Bolle Squale Over Specs today!

Check out the competition at the Armchair Biker blog to find out how to win a pair of these fantastic Bolle Squale Over Specs. These over specs are great when you don’t want to wear bulky goggles but still need some impact protection. Be that to give to visitors to your work place or to […]

Which sports can I wear Prescription Safety Glasses?

Our prescription safety glasses are ideal for anyone looking for protection for their eyes when they want to particpate in their favourite sports and need to wear prescription eyewear to do so. Adding that extra level of security that your usual eyewear wouldn’t provide. Have a look at our range of prescription safety glasses. In […]

Want to Win some safety glasses?

Whether you’re looking to replace an old pair of safety glasses or trying them out for the first time. You can get your hands on a free pair of Bolle Tracker II Safety glasses in a smoke lens. These glasses are really versatile and provide great all round protection in a number of tasks. With […]

10 pairs of Safety Glasses suitable for the great outdoors

Now the beast from the East has fled and the sun is finally making an appearance again across the UK it’s time again to think about dusting off those sunblocking glasses once more. How about some stronger safety glasses that protect your eyes from the suns rays whilst looking good too. Whether you’re a keen […]