Fogging is a major hazard for those who work in humid or cold environments. Tight fitting and/or sealed eyewear can also lead to lens fogging even climate-controlled environments due to body heat and sweat that can build up when working hard.
Did you know permanently applied anti-fog lens coatings are available for prescription lenses? While your optician may not typically mention this for standard glasses, it’s worth asking for your safety eyewear in particular.
By making the switch to high-quality anti-fog safety glasses, workers will be much safer as well as preventing frustrations caused by limited visibility.
Anti-fog glasses help manage environmental changes
Fogging occurs when there is a temperature difference between the inner and outer surface of the lens, causing them to “sweat.”
Anti-fog coatings on safety glasses lens prevents this reaction by resisting moisture build up. This is especially important for workers who have to simultaneously work in both hot and cold conditions such as cold food storage, shipping and even cooking.
Anti-fog safety glasses increase visibility
Increased visibility is one of the biggest reasons to add anti-fog coatings to your safety glasses. In working environments workers must have the best visibility possible to be able to see what they are doing and be aware of any potential danger.
Anti-fog safety glasses reduce employee frustration
When glasses get foggy, workers have to take them off to wipe them down. This dangerous annoyance may stop workers from wearing safety glasses altogether.
Anti-fog lenses prevent this frustration and encourages employees to wear their PPE consistently while on the job.
Get anti-fog safety glasses professionally fitted
Finally, if the eyewear is too tight, there is little airflow, which can exacerbate the issue. When prescription safety glasses are fitted to the wearer’s face, they fit better and can help prevent issues such as fogging.
We offer a Corporate Safety Eyewear Program, which are turn-key with simplified packages which can include permanently applied anti-fog coatings for your employees. Our programs include access to a vast network of eye care providers, and the option to order anti-fog sprays or wipes.
Simply contact our team for a consultation to discuss which program fits your work environment, budget and employee needs. You can also visit our online shop to order anti-fog sprays and wipes if you’re not in the market for a full program.