Articles by Dave Shutt

No job is too difficult wearing gloves

February 3, 2014
The anatomy of the human hand is complex, exact and intricate — a structure able to allow an unequalled array of movement.

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Quality hand protection carries cost advantages

November 4, 2013
To choose the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) in terms of hand protection, one must begin with defining need, choosing a high-quality product with longevity, performance, comfort and fit

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Reducing our “hand print” in the glove industry

September 5, 2013
What is the definition of “going green” when it comes to protecting hands?

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Handling hazardous materials

October 1, 2010
While a whole range of PPE is available to address every need, the challenge comes in understanding which gloves to use and when to use them.
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Protecting cleanup workers

September 4, 2010
The availability and use of PPE has been of vital concern to those managing the aftermath of the spill.
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Disposable gloves

May 20, 2010
All bodily fluids are presumed to be contaminated, and as a result, disposable gloves have ventured far beyond the health care environment.
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Clean hands and safe food

April 12, 2010
Food industry workers face a myriad of hazards, including sharp knives, extreme temperatures and harsh chemicals as well as the bacteria, grease and oils inherent in food products.
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Brighter and safer: The growing appeal of high-vis apparel

July 8, 2009
Brighter and safer: that’s the thinking behind the new standards and the products being produced to meet them.
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Win the war against MRSA

February 9, 2009
How can you be sure your employees are protected from exposure to this life-threatening condition?
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Choose the right medical exam glove

June 30, 2008
The FDA has specific requirements about how gloves are manufactured and used; their standards generally relate to a glove’s strength, length, width, elasticity and freedom from pinholes.
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