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Nanotechnology at your fingertips

The intricate properties of the fingertips have been mimicked and recreated using semiconductor devices in what researchers hope will lead to the development of advanced surgical gloves. The devices, shown to be capable of responding with high precision to the stresses and strains associated with touch and finger movement, are a step towards the creation of surgical gloves for use in medical procedures such as local ablations and ultrasound scans.


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Protective gloves: types, training & inspection

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.


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Coming in 2014: Training course in gloves

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.


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DuPont Sustainable solutions launches personal protective equipment maintenance program

Eye, ear and hand PPE among items covered

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.


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New Taeki5 Impact Protection Glove

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.


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Magid introduces ROC GP100 micro-foam Nitrile Coated Work Gloves

Innovative, flexible coating takes comfort and dexterity to new heights!

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.


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Hands are your most vulnerable body part

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.


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Gloves lower the odds of a hand injury by 60-70 percent

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.


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IBC recognizes Protective Industrial Products as a Supplier of Excellence at its 12th annual National Meeting

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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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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2014 December

Check out ISHN's last issue of the year, which features articles about distance learning, foot protection and confined space.

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

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