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Box cutters slash costs

Save hospitals millions in medical supplies
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In today’s world, flat screen TVs with theatre-quality images hang on walls at home.


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When should you see a hand specialist?

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There are times when your family physician may not be able to give you the time and expertise needed to treat a variety of hand disorders. This is where the hand specialist comes in, and you can ask your family doc for a referral.


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Are you monitoring your older women workers for hand and arm problems?

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As women age, health issues specific to perimenopausal and postmenopausal women, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid and other inflammatory arthritic conditions, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and fractures are more common in women than men, according to The Institute for Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation.


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Does the beat go on when a worker goes down with a hand injury?

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The most serious cases of hand and arm injuries in the workplace carry a stiff price tag, in addition to the pain and suffering of the injured worker.


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Gloves that make the cut: What influences cut resistance

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Cut-resistant gloves are designed to protect hands from direct contact with sharp edges such as glass, metal, ceramics and other materials.


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No job is too difficult wearing gloves

By Dave Shutt
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The anatomy of the human hand is complex, exact and intricate — a structure able to allow an unequalled array of movement.


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Glove coatings enhance grip and durability

By Julie Mcfater
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Today’s cut-resistant gloves are made from space-age materials that have revolutionized hand protection.


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How to evaluate gloves without standardized testing

By Eric Jaeger
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Hand impact protection is an issue that deserves serious attention when it comes to choosing the right gloves for your employees.


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Stop on-the-job needlestick injuries

By Andrea Parisi
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When it comes to needles, no matter the size, from the smallest 33-gauge hypodermic needle to the biggest 7-gauge needle, it’s safe to assume that no one wants to accidentally get pricked by one.


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Off-the-job hand injury prevention

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Most hand injuries can be prevented by adhering to simple, commonsense guidelines. When using a knife, never cut towards yourself. Protect your other hand by cutting away from your fingers to keep them out of harm’s way.


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