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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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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.
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
Worldwide Protective Products, a leading producer of hand and body protection products, announces a major expansion of manufacturing capacity at its Wilkesboro, NC facility.
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.
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:
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.
Each year, more than 74,000 small children, adolescents and adults are injured by rotary, hand and riding power mowers due to improper handling.
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.
This standard establishes the elements and activities for pre-project and pre-task safety and health planning in construction.
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