Safety glasses are an obvious staple in jobsite attire, but sometimes we forget--or get lazy--and skip out on eye protection. Let this recent accident with an angle grinder serve as a reminder.

"...these safety glasses saved this lucky (and prudent!) man's eye by stopping a shard of a shattering angle grinder disc that was headed for pretty much the worst possible place," writes Eric Limer on Popular Mechanics.

The image was originally shared on Reddit by user austaul.

With so many different styles and comfortable options available, there is no excuse not to protect yourself on the jobsite.

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