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Prescription Safety Glasses

The new standard in prescription safety eyewear

The Optical Superstore prescription safety glasses range offers medium-impact safety eyewear under the 1337.6 ANZ Standard with a range of medium impact certified products.

Low vs medium impact

The type of safety eyewear you wear is dependent on the task or activity conducted, and the risk that task can have on damaging your eyes. The Optical Superstore Safety Eyewear offers only a medium impact range.

Low Impact: Suitable for tasks where there is a low risk of damage to the eyes, with no debris, however, some protection is still required. Suitable for occupations such as a dentist, doctor or any chemical laboratory related tasks.

Medium Impact: Suitable for occupations where there is a high risk of debris that can damage the eyes, or where blunt objects are utilised. This can include mining, construction, grinding, farming and agriculture, woodworking, machinery usage, hammering or bricklaying.

The Optical Superstore medium-impact 1.53 Phoenix safety lenses

The Optical Superstore offers a unique 1.53 index Phoenix material that is certified
for medium impact to the SAI Global standard AS/NZS 1337.6. Phoenix is extremely lightweight and is resistant to most common chemicals including acetone, which can be a problem for polycarbonate. Phoenix also has better optical clarity properties and is more scratch resistant. Available as standard with a scratch resistant hard-coat or an anti-reflective multi-coat guaranteeing crisp, clear vision across the entire surface of the lens.

SAI Global accreditation

Sai Global AccreditationTo ensure the highest quality products The Optical Superstore offers certified, accredited medium impact lenses. Each safety frame and lenses are independently tested by a NATA accredited laboratory for medium-impact, ballistics testing, penetration tests at both ambient and elevated temperatures, thickness criteria and prescription accuracy. SAI Global conduct a bi-annual audit to ensure all records and batch testing samples are maintained. Certification only applies to medium-impact products.

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Does your work require you to wear safety glasses? Did you know you can purchase prescription safety glasses and prescription safety sunglasses! Yes, that’s right. You can now wear your safety glasses or safety sunglasses with your prescription in them!

The Optical Superstore provides clear prescription safety glasses, prescription safety sunglasses and photochromatic prescription safety glasses, which are clear indoors and darkens in the sun. It’s a wrap!

Whether you are looking for some safety glasses for yourself, or your business The Optical Superstore has the best offers available to you. We provide a range of low and medium impact safety eyewear under the 1337.6 ANZ Standard certified products. The Optical Superstore also offers chemical resistant certified safety glasses for people who may work with chemicals. The Optical Superstore also provides a certificate to advise compliance to these safety standards.

Lens types available in our Prescription Safety Glasses and Prescription safety sunglasses range are:

  • Single Vision lenses,
  • Bifocals lenses, and
  • Multifocal Lenses

What is the difference between low and medium impact prescription safety glasses and prescription safety sunglasses?

The type of safety eyewear you need to wear depends on the tasks and activities you need to perform and the degree of risk and injury to your eyes. The Optical Superstore safety eyewear range offers only a low and medium impact range.

Low impact: is suitable for tasks with low risk of damage to the eyes with no debris, this is most suitable for occupations such as dentists, doctors, chemical laboratories and other laboratories.

Medium impact: is suitable for tasks which have a higher risk of debris and foreign body objects going into the eye where these objects place a higher risk at damaging the eyes. Occupations which need this type of protection may include mining, construction, grinding, farming and agriculture, woodwork, machinery usage, hammering or bricklaying.

The Optical Superstores safety eyewear range is SAI Global Accredited to ensure the highest of qualities for our customers. All safety glasses are independently tested by a NATA accredited laboratory. Medium-impact safety glasses are ballistic tested, penetration tested at ambient and elevated temperatures, thickness criteria checked and checked at different prescriptions for accuracy. SAI Global conducts bi-annual audits for quality assurance. All safety glasses come with a certificate confirming compliance to the ANZ Standards.

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