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Why Safety Glasses Are Required at Home

Are you in the habit of wearing work overalls, gloves, or work boots when you are working around your house? Many people wear some kind of protection. But what protection do you use for your eyes? Do you wear safety glasses? Many people will find it amusing and might ask, “Why wear safety glasses when working around the house?” Here are a few reasons why you should do it.

Safety glasses are essential when handling chemicals

Many people have lost vision or even become blind due to accidents that happened around their house. Most of these could have been prevented if only the individual had worn safety glasses. Safety glasses perform a very niche function that sunglasses and prescription glasses cannot perform.

The best safety glasses are made from polycarbonate plastic but any shatter-resistant and high-impact safety glass will do. If you are planning to use a chemical on your lawn or paint your house, you should wear safety glasses before using them. Chemicals have an uncanny ability to splash into the eyes when you least expect it. Some chemicals are also volatile and unstable. When you remove the lid of their container, there is a chance that they might blow up into your face. Safety glasses can protect your eyes in this case.

Wearing safety glasses when using implements

People use shovels, rakes, lawnmowers, weed whackers, and other implements around their house. Usually, they do not check for any damage before they start working with these implements. But if there are damaged or loose parts, it is possible that they may fly up into the eyes. If you are not wearing safety glasses, they may hit your eyes and injure them.

When you are working in your backyard, always be ready for the unexpected. The eyes are very sensitive and even a small injury can damage your vision. So, safety glasses are a must when you are working around your home.

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