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Forum topic by sugnim posted 10-28-2015 08:52 PM 610 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-28-2015 08:52 PM

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I have an issue with trying to find safety glasses that actually fit. I don’t wear prescription lenses, and I’m probably not as large as the people the designers had in mind when they designed the safety glasses that I’ve seen at the local hardware stores. Does anyone know of any safety glasses that are designed to fit a smaller woman? Thanks!

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#1 posted 10-28-2015 09:41 PM

Did a quick search on the Google, and found these at Uline:


Looks like they exist, but perhaps not common to have small sizes at the BORG. Also consider searching for child’s sizes, if you need smaller yet.

-- Clin

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#2 posted 10-28-2015 09:43 PM

Look at the Hellraiser line at
Favorite for most of the guys at our shop.
Amber lenses help you see the grain better as well.

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#3 posted 10-29-2015 03:42 PM

As an alternative….you could also consider a face mask. They usually have an adjustable headband.

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#4 posted 10-29-2015 03:47 PM

I use these and they fit very well and if i am going to be doing something very dusty i can swap out and put the strap on to hold them tighter to my face

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#5 posted 10-29-2015 04:25 PM

Did a quick search on the Google, and found these at Uline:

Been wearing these for years. The tinted ones are my every day sunglasses. Best fitting glasses of any kind I’ve owned and super light.

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#6 posted 10-30-2015 03:33 PM

At one time I sold Uvex safety glasses, but haven’t in years. They offer versions with sliding side bars so people with different head sizes can easily adjust them to fit. Men’s ears are further back on their heads than women’s ears, so the side bars need to be different lengths, or adjustable. Look for a safety equipment supplier near you or contact Uvex and ask where their supplier near you is located, or find another brand with adjustable side bars. I’m guessing, but I think this is why you need help.


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