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Work gloves- Leather - sparks, moderate heat, blows, chips, and rough objects; metal mesh (aluminized) – heat (require an insert of synthetic materials); canvas (aramid fiber and other synthetic materials) – heat and cold, cut and abrasion resistant.
At the International Glove Association (IGA) annual meeting held this week in Palm Coast, FL, the group announced plans for a two-day educational course in all things industrial gloves, to be held in 2014, at a time and date to be determined.
DuPont Sustainable Solutions has developed a new workplace safety training program that discusses standard protocols on the handling, inspection, and maintenance of various personal protective equipment (PPE). PPE: Inspect and Respect takes a close look at hard hats, earplugs and earmuffs, safety glasses, goggles and face shields, chemical and electrical gloves, respirators, protective footwear, and harnesses and lanyards.
QS Safety is proud to introduce a new impact protection features to its range of high performance Taeki5® protective gloves. High mechanical and heat protection combined with high dexterity and Impact protection is offering you the highest protection level for the toughest application.
Today, Magid introduces the ROC® GP100 Work Gloves featuring an innovative micro-foam nitrile palm coating that delivers a new level of dexterity and tactile sensitivity. Specially formulated, this new coating is softer and more flexible than standard nitrile and provides a solid grip, even in wet and oily conditions.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates the rate of incidence of hand injury in the workplace to be 0.25. In other words, 25 hand injuries occur on average per year for every 10,000 full-time equivalent workers.
A study from the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety shows that wearing gloves lowers the risk of acute occupational hand injuries by 60 percent to 70 percent.
IBC recognized Protective Industrial Products (PIP) as a Supplier of Excellence at its 12th annual National Meeting. PIP, a leading supplier of work gloves and personal protection equipment, won the award based on its sales growth between July 1, 2011– June 30, 2012.
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Global upstream oil and gas capital and operating spending is expected to reach unprecedented heights from 2012-2016, due in large part to a burgeoning North American industry.1
This standard establishes the elements and activities for pre-project and pre-task safety and health planning in construction.
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