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safety glass's

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Lawn-Guy, Feb 28, 2009.


what do u wear for eye protection?

  1. sunglass's

    131 vote(s)
  2. actual safety glass's

    186 vote(s)
  3. some sort of full face mask

    5 vote(s)
  4. nothing

    28 vote(s)
  1. laxative

    laxative LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 147

    The huge over the glasses kind that make me look blind. I hate them.
  2. wildncrazyguy

    wildncrazyguy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    Great post! Everyone should wear safety glasses because you only have 2 eyes. I'm all for safety for stuff like that, and even have a couple of pairs smoke and clear, but I usually don't wear them, only because when I sweat and start dripping, they are a real pain. Not to mention the fog. I get so frustrated, I usually go without. Last weekend I got some crap in the eye while weed whackin'... So, it put an emphasis back on me to get something that works, even if I have to pay some real bucks. I just spent the last hour looking at all the safety glasses on a site mentioned a couple times in this thread. So, question I have for everyone is regarding the sweat and fog, is there anything that works? The expensive Oakleys or the cheapos? I'm a Stihl guy myself and like to hear they are popular. Must check them out, but, will they work for sweat and fog?
  3. freshprince94

    freshprince94 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,449

    Same here...the Stihl glasses are great...my dealer sells them.
  4. green monster

    green monster LawnSite Member
    Messages: 148

    I definately wear safety glasses. My dealer always has a few nicer ones for sale for around $10. ECHO and Stihl ones are actually pretty nice and are both around $10. I don't wear the expensive ones because I always eventually end up either losing them or breaking them.
  5. northtexaslawnman

    northtexaslawnman LawnSite Member
    from 76051
    Messages: 4

    Cheap safety glasses! WEAR EM! Give old pair to new hands and grab frsh pair for yourself.
  6. sven1277

    sven1277 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 681

    Inexpensive Stihl brand safety sunglasses.
  7. dlaros

    dlaros LawnSite Member
    Messages: 50

  8. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,986

    I wear treated sunglasses, that are OSHA/ANSI approved for shatter resistance, and they have to have UVA/B protection, and wrap around pretty good, ya only get 2 eyes!
  9. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,582

    what version sthils and uvex?
  10. MJS

    MJS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,316

    I just go with a pair of good sunglasses. . . safety glasses hurt my head after a while.

    What I want to know is who the one guy is who wears a full face mask? lol

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