Sperian launches DuraMaxx™, a new generation of goggles
Sperian, the leading
reference in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), strengthens its position as
the world leader in eye protection with the launch of DuraMaxx™, a new
generation goggle combining innovation, comfort and performance.
French National Health Insurance Fund (Caisse Nationale d’Assurance Maladie
des Travailleurs Salariés) conducted a report on workplace accidents in
2007. According to these statistics, eye-related accidents in construction and
public works accounted for 4.3% of workplace accidents with leave, 2.1% of
accidents resulting in permanent incapacity to work (PI) and 5% of days of
leave due to temporary incapacity to work (TI). In the steel industry, eye
accidents accounted for 5.6% of workplace accidents with leave, 2.2% of
accidents resulting in PI and 1.4% of days of leave due to TI.
observed lack of safety precautions was blamed on the numerous constraints felt
by end users, who failed to sufficiently measure the risks they were taking. As
a result, they did not use adequate protective equipment or stopped using them
operating in risky environments have expressed the need for reliability, and
Sperian is responding with the launch of DuraMaxx™. With this brand, Sperian’s
ambition is to promote the use of protective eye equipment in factories,
construction sites and research laboratories. In the past, users said that
comfort was their main point of dissatisfaction. Always listening to the needs
of end users, Sperian has successfully developed a product that meets their
expectations: high-performance goggles combining comfort, anti-fog, ease of use
several countries, Sperian’s DuraMaxx™ goggles have already been heralded by
numerous professionals. The ocular ergonomics of DuraMaxx™ offer perfect vision
and enhanced protection. Using Dura-streme™ technology, the goggle lenses are
specially treated on each side: anti-fog on the inside, anti-scratch on the
outside, using high-performance coatings for lenses that are built to last up
to three times longer.
goggles have an elastic headband made from soft elastomer with pivoting
attachments that adjust perfectly to the face and ensure optimal adherence without
creating constraints during use. DuraMaxx™ goggles can be easily worn over most spectacles.
They are specifically designed not to squeeze frame temples and to prevent the
frames from moving when taking off DuraMaxx™ goggles.
with a choice of five different lenses (clear, gray, yellow, IR3 and
IR5) providing a multitude of solutions for numerous applications. They are
designed for workers in various sectors, from chemicals, iron & steel and
construction to the medical industry. DuraMaxx™ provides reliable eye
protection throughout the market for personal protective equipment in the
workplace. Sperian believes it is vital to build awareness about eye protection
and will continue to invest in this sector, notably by encouraging workers to use
goggles and eye protection in general.
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About Sperian Protection
The Bacou-Dalloz Group has
changed its name and is now Sperian Protection. The Sperian Protection Group
operates across all 5 continents, employing 6,000 people and counts 31 units of
production. Sperian Protection is listed on the Eurolist market of the Euronext
stock exchange in Paris
and is eligible for the SRD (Monthly Settlement Service).
The Sperian Protection Group
designs and manufactures its own products. It offers a complete range of
equipment using the brand names of Sperian, Howard Leight by Sperian and Miller
by Sperian, for the safety of people in the work place regarding head
protection (eye/face, hearing and respiratory), body protection (clothing,
gloves and shoes), and fall protection. This equipment is at the cutting-edge
of technology and meets all current standards, while combining comfort and
The Sperian Protection Group provides “head-to-toe
protection for people” in all sectors of activity (general industry, building
and public works, telecommunications, medical, public services, civil
protection, petrochemical, welding, forestry and parks, etc), across a
worldwide network of partner distributors.