Q. What is ANSI Z87.1-2003?

A. ANSI Z87.1-2003 refers to the American National Standard Practice for Occupational and Educational Personal Eye and Face Protective Devices.

Click here to download complete ANSI description (PDF).

Q. Am I able to wear my normal / everyday glasses in place of occupational prescription safety eyewear?

A. Everyday glasses can be worn during normal activities, but should not be confused with occupational prescription safety eyewear. Dress eyewear a.k.a. everyday glasses do not meet OSHA requirements for on-the-job use where the potential for eye hazards exist. For a complete comparison between dress and occupational prescription safety eyewear please click here (PDF).

Q. How long will it take for my safety glasses to arrive?

A. In most cases glasses will arrive either on-site or at an off-site dispensary within 7 days. Delays are usually caused by missing information on the order form. Please thoroughly review your order form before submission.

Q. What is a 70E compliant frame?

A. Frames noted as 70E compliant meet the NFPA 70E Standard as non-conductive eyewear per article 100 “Definitions”. 70E compliant frames are deemed to be unsuitable for carrying an electrical current.

Q. How many frames do you carry?

A. SlateBelt Safety has well over 50 different frames choices. Please click here to view our full selection.