Simply wearing any old pair of safety eyewear isn’t enough to protect your eyes. Sure, it decreases the possibility of an injury, however, if your eyewear fits poorly or incorrectly, you're putting yourself at a higher risk for injury.
For too long, safety eyewear has been treated as “one size fits all.” Head and face shapes are so different, how is it possible to find one pair that works for everyone? It’s not. That’s why finding properly fitting eyewear is so crucial to wearability, especially when 90% of recorded injuries are due to poorly fitting eyewear or workers not wearing eyewear at all.
Eyewear that fits well helps reduce injuries and increases compliance, whereas poorly fitting eyewear often leads to workers removing it throughout the workday, making them susceptible to eye injuries.
When trying on new safety eyewear, we recommend using this fit guide and reviewing eyewear descriptions and materials.
Remember, safety eyewear isn’t one size fits all. If you’re not able to pass the fit test above, try on another pair of safety glasses until you find the perfect fit. You could be saving yourself from a future injury.
Because of HexArmor’s German-engineered dual-injection mold technology, we’re able to combine soft and hard components into flex frames that make them comfortable and durable, yet highly adaptive so that they fit any face width or shape – making wearability, protection and compliance an easier endeavor for you.
Have more questions about how safety eyewear should fit? Interested in trying HexArmor safety glasses on for size? Reach out to one of our Safety Solutions Specialists at 1-616-459-4144 or firstname.lastname@example.org.