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Car Crash Reflections

Car Crash Reflections

A recent news headline highlighted the importance of quality eyewear being your only eyewear. In the story, a woman was involved in a car accident while wearing fashion sunglasses. The...

Car Crash Reflections

A recent news headline highlighted the importance of quality eyewear being your only eyewear. In the story, a woman was involved in a car accident while wearing fashion sunglasses. The...

VLT: Understand Your Lenses, Your Environment, and Make Good Choices

VLT: Understand Your Lenses, Your Environment, and Make Good Choices

Let’s define VLT… Visible Light Transmission Simply put, VLT is the amount of visible light that can pass (or transmit) through an optical lens. VLT is measured and expressed as a...

VLT: Understand Your Lenses, Your Environment, and Make Good Choices

Let’s define VLT… Visible Light Transmission Simply put, VLT is the amount of visible light that can pass (or transmit) through an optical lens. VLT is measured and expressed as a...

Safe Shots: Hearing Protection Essentials for Shooting Range Enthusiasts

Safe Shots: Hearing Protection Essentials for Shooting Range Enthusiasts

Although noises as common as a gas-powered lawn mower can be dangerous to our ears, one application that is never questioned is shooting activities. A single gunshot can cause serious...

Safe Shots: Hearing Protection Essentials for Shooting Range Enthusiasts

Although noises as common as a gas-powered lawn mower can be dangerous to our ears, one application that is never questioned is shooting activities. A single gunshot can cause serious...

Sound Choices: A Guide to Selecting the Right Ear Protection

Sound Choices: A Guide to Selecting the Right Ear Protection

Despite what you may not have heard, our ears are sensitive devices. It is agreed that any noise above 85-90 decibels can cause hearing damage, but the hazard isn’t just...

Sound Choices: A Guide to Selecting the Right Ear Protection

Despite what you may not have heard, our ears are sensitive devices. It is agreed that any noise above 85-90 decibels can cause hearing damage, but the hazard isn’t just...

Eye Armor: The ANSI Z87.1+ Standard

Eye Armor: The ANSI Z87.1+ Standard

It's a typical workday. Sweat beads on your brow, tools whir in the background, and a stray metal fragment shoots across the workshop. In that split second, the only thing...

Eye Armor: The ANSI Z87.1+ Standard

It's a typical workday. Sweat beads on your brow, tools whir in the background, and a stray metal fragment shoots across the workshop. In that split second, the only thing...

The Evolution of Body Armor Standards

The Evolution of Body Armor Standards

January 14th, 2024 - Rochester NY 3:30 pm Two police officers respond to a 911 call at 709 Garfield St.  Upon arriving on the scene, Police encountered a suspect armed...

The Evolution of Body Armor Standards

January 14th, 2024 - Rochester NY 3:30 pm Two police officers respond to a 911 call at 709 Garfield St.  Upon arriving on the scene, Police encountered a suspect armed...