Hard hats have an “expiration date” too!

Published on 9/24/2019
Hard hats have an “expiration date” too!

It may be easy to know when to replace your work boots, or even easier to know when your workwear needs to be thrown out. The same is true for your eye protection. Simply take a good look at these items—if you can spot holes, if the seams are falling apart, if the soles are worn, or if the glass is scratched, it’s time to get rid of them. It’s even easier when an expiration date is printed on your work gear!

3 key points about the CSA Z94.1 hard hat standard

Published on 2/8/2018
3 key points about the CSA Z94.1 hard hat standard

The CSA Z94.1 standard came into effect at the end of June 2016. The most important topics being outlined in the new standard are the new regulations around the maintenance of hard hats, the appropriate size and fitting and the definition of the different types of hard hats.

3 steps to achieve eye protection

Published on 12/7/2016
3 steps to achieve eye protection

Did you know that 200 workers suffer from eye injuries each day in Canada? And yet, 90% of these injuries may have been prevented had the workers been wearing proper eye protection.

Choosing the right lens tint for your safety glasses

Published on 3/7/2016
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.