Have a big head? No problem! There are safety glasses specifically designed for you too! If you have a big head you know it is near impossible to find a pair of sunglasses that ticks all the boxes: a great fit, all day comfort and cool design. Read on to find out the top 5 safety glasses for big heads.

Table of Contents

What to Look for in Safety Glasses for Big Heads
Top 5 Safety Glasses for Big Heads
1. Wiley X Boss
2. Wiley X Omega
3. Oakley Det Cord ANSI
4. Oakley Shocktube
5. SPY General ANSI


What to Look for in Safety Glasses for Big Heads

When looking for the perfect pair of safety glasses, it is essential to find a pair that not only has good grip, a comfortable fit, and has a wrap around frame to keep dust and debris from entering your eyes, but also passes ANSI and OSHA safety standards.

For a more in-depth guide on choosing the best safety glasses, head over to the Buyer's Guide for Safety Glasses blog.

Curious what criteria must be met to pass OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) standards? Check out our blog here. Find a more robust understanding of the difference between ANSI and ASTM safety standards here.

Top 5 Safety Glasses for Big Heads

Without further ado, here are the best of the best in safety sunglasses for big heads.

1 | Wiley X Boss

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Wiley X Boss in Matte Black with Clear Lenses

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Looking good while feeling safe is the main focus for Wiley X. So naturally Wiley X is found at the top of the list with the Boss. The Boss has it all. ANSI and OSHA certification. Shatterproof Selenite polycarbonate wraparound lenses. Durable nylon frames. Part of the Climate Control Series, Wiley X Boss sunglasses are the perfect fit for those active with larger heads. The Wiley X Boss comes with a removable Facial Cavity gasket preventing all wind, dust, debris and pollen from getting in your eyes. A T-peg strap comes with this model of Wiley X glasses that you can use to secure around your head turning these shades into protective goggles.

2 | Wiley X Omega

Wiley X Omega

Wiley X Omega in Matte Black with Polarized Emerald Mirror Lenses

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The Wiley X Omega is both ANSI and OSHA certified with a TR-90 Nylon frame that is not only nearly indestructible but lightweight and comfortable too. The wrap frame has double injected rubber nose pieces that further add to the comfort of these killer glasses, not to mention the rubber keeps them in place during the toughest jobs. A T-Shell coating covers the lenses making them scratch resistant. As a part of Wiley X's active lifestyle series, the Omega both looks cool off the job site and fulfills the needs of those who have a larger head.

3 | Oakley Det Cord ANSI

Oakley Det Cord ANSI Desert Tan with Clear Lens

Oakley Det Cord ANSI in Desert Tan with Clear Lenses

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The Oakley Det Cord ANSI is one of our all-stars here at SportRx. The Det Cord passes the ANSI certification with flying colors, so now you can officially use them anywhere OSHA glasses are needed. Large coverage for large faces, the Det Cord's wrap frame and thick temples keep debris out of your vision, so you can work without worry. Like many Oakley frames, the Det Cord has Unobtainium rubber on the nose piece to add comfort and grip so these babies aren't going anywhere.

4 | Oakley Shocktube

Oakley Shocktube

Oakley Shocktube in Tan with Grey Lenses

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Coming in at number four in the countdown, the Oakley Shock Tube. These killer glasses meet ballistic standards which automatically qualifies them for ANSI safety certification. With a full rim, you get full protection and added durability. Thin temples allow for greater helmet compatibility and comfort. Although these frames look like the lenses should be easily interchangeable, it is best to have your local optician swap out lenses, as it can be a bit tricky to install lenses in these particular frames.

5 | SPY General ANSI

Spy General ANSI in Matte Black ANSI with Happy Grey Green Lens

SPY General ANSI in Matte Black ANSI with Happy Grey Green Lenses

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Last but certainly not least, the SPY General ANSI. The SPY General ticks all the boxes for a large safety sunglass. Great durability with SPY's Grilamid frame structure. Rubber nose and temple pieces for a comfortable fit that grips to your face through the most grueling job. Straight temples for good helmet compatibility. ANSI certification.


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