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Safety Faceshields and Headgear

Safety Headgear

OSHA and ANSI have extensive workplace regulations for eye and face protection for employee safety. All Safety Products offers safety glasses and safety face shields in a variety of lens, color and frame combinations for all your eye protection needs.

Safety face shields and headgear are required when working in an area where there is a potential for injury to the head from falling objects. Safety helmets are also designed to reduce electrical shock hazard worn when used near exposed electrical conductors. Safety glasses and safety goggles that are often worn in tandem with safety head and face protection gear. 

Filter shades protect against ultra-violet and infrared radiation generated when working with molten metal and in welding, cutting, soldering and brazing. When choosing your safety face shield, match the operation being performed to the recommended filter shade:

Operation Performed Filter Shade
Torch Soldering 2
Torch Brazing 3-4
Light Cutting up to 1” 3-4
Medium Cutting 1” to 7” 4-6
Heavy Cutting more than 6” 5-6
Light Gas Welding to 1/8” 5
Medium Gas Welding 1/8” to 1/2” 5

How to Choose the Right Safety Faceshield:



When choosing your safety face shields, you will want to consider what tasks will be performed on the job and what level of protection will be required. All Safety Products has face shields in a variety of materials that have different performance levels in areas of impact resistance, scratch resistance, heat resistance and optics:

Material Shape Impact Resistance Scratch Resistance Heat Resistance Optics
Polycarbonate Molded/Sheet Best Better Best Best
Propionate Molded Limited Good Good Better
Acetate Sheet Limited Best Better Best

Related Safety Headgear:

  • Welding Helmets (Autodarkening, Single and Variable Shade)
  • Accessories (Sweatbands, Beanies, Tie Hats, Welder’s Caps)
  • Hard Hats (Protective, Bump, Vented)
  • Hard Hat Accessories (Bandanas, Tie Hats, Sweatbands, Pads, Shades)

All Safety Products Head and Face Protection resource page provides information that can assist you in selecting the correct safety eyewear and safety face shields to ensure OSHA and ANSI compliance.

Request an RFQ of any of the safety eyewear and face protection products or contact All Safety Products for assistance with detailed specifications, pricing and ordering information. All safety eyewear products carry a one year 100% manufacturer's warranty for any manufacturer defects in the workmanship of the products.