You should inspect your welding protection eyewear for any damage. The equipments should be void of rust. You should ensure to maintain it in a proper manner. Proper selection of protective gear should be done according to the type of work and intensity. The protective gears should be at reachable distance.
You should always make it a point to use the safety gears while handling the welding equipments. You should wear the eye protection gears under the safety helmet. In event of your welding helmet has the auto darkening option, you could work peacefully without the need to adjusting the shade manually.