Donald F. Groce, Showa Best Glove, is a technical product specialist and a research chemist. Before joining Showa Best Glove, he worked for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on chemical toxicology studies that included the Agent Orange Study. He is a noted speaker and expert on a variety of occupational and workplace hazards, including latex allergies and chemical exposure-related illnesses. He is on the board of the local Homeless Shelter and part of the local Citizen’s Meth Task Force and serves on the NFPA 1999 Technical Committee and past chairman of the American Industrial Hygiene Protective Clothing Committee.
With the introduction of new age glove fibers to replace yesteryear’s leather and cotton work gloves, hand protection and personal protection equipment (PPE) is on an uptrend in winning the war against hand injuries.
Hand protection selection is a matter of balancing desired properties with the level of protection needed. With hundreds of glove styles available, it is essential to understand how different glove attributes come into play.
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