Allan Knowles, technical director for Midas Safety Inc., has over 50 year’s industrial experience and held senior technical and managerial positions with leading companies within the PPE industry. Throughout his career he has been associated with the application of polymer systems to textiles in the production of industrial protective clothing. For the past 27 years, Allan has been with Midas Safety Inc. group of companies working exclusively on Industrial Safety Gloves, alongside a devoted and enthusiastic team, which has led to the worldwide prominence of this ever-expanding group.
It is impossible to ignore the effect of legislation when discussing personal protective equipment (PPE) in the workplace, and in most industrialised nations it is now mandatory for employers to provide appropriate PPE to the workforce.
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