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Southern Glove introduces its new Mud Dawg invert mud glove

Industrial glove manufacturer Southern Glove has announced that it has introduced a new glove, called the Mud Dawg™. The Mud Dawg is for use where oil drilling exposes the skin to mud and petrochemicals.


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Here is a roundup of the week’s top news stories from www.ISHN.com:


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Hands and fingers are the most-often injured body parts

The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System reports that the fingers and hand are the most frequent body parts injured at work and treated in hospital emergency departments.


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Ansell introduces first flame-resistant glove for oil and gas workers

First-in-class glove lasts up more than three times longer than competitive gloves and optimizes safety and comfort for upstream market

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


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Worldwide Protective Products expands state-of-the-art knitting, sewing and coating operations

Committed to providing the most complete line of personal safety products

Worldwide Protective Products, a leading producer of hand and body protection products, announces a major expansion of manufacturing capacity at its Wilkesboro, NC facility.


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Cut & Splash protection

Cordova Safety products introduces FUSION™ Cut & Splash Resistant Gloves.  Made with a unique two-layer nitrile coating, FUSION™ gloves provide splash protection to the entire hand without limiting flexibility and dexterity.


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Does OSHA require cold weather hand protection?

Use common sense, says OSHA. In a letter of interpretation sent by federal OSHA in Washington to an employer asking about mandatory cold weather hand protection, the agency responded:


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Youngstown® PRO XT™ glove: The essential work glove

Simply put, the Youngstown® Pro XT™ glove is a glove everyone should own.  Built rugged for rugged tasks, the glove is an incredibly hardworking, top-of-line patented design constructed to be as comfortable as it is durable. 


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Hand Safety: Watch out for that lawnmower

Each year, more than 74,000 small children, adolescents and adults are injured by rotary, hand and riding power mowers due to improper handling.


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IGA launches new certification and standards program

The industry group aims to end confusion over glove standard ratings with its hand protection certification and standards initiative

Determined to end confusion over glove rating standards, the International Glove Association (IGA) has rolled out a new certification and standards program that will help manufacturers, distributors, and end users determine the correct performance standards for hand protection products.


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

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