Organizations to serve as co-premier sponsors of ASSE Foundation’s 2015 Safety Matters Golf Tournament, demonstrate new possibilities combining cut protection and comfort
May 26, 2015
In a collaborative effort to improve awareness of advancements in workplace hand protection, Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP) and DSM Dyneema announced today their co-Premier Sponsorship of the ASSE Foundation’s Safety Matters 2015 fundraising golf event.
Protective Industrial Products, Inc.(PIP) is a global leader in hand protection and a licensee of DSM Dyneema®, covering both American continents and Asia. Today, we are pleased to announce the launch of two new lines of cut protection gloves that solidify PIP as the undisputed leader in cut protection.
LFS Glove is pleased to announce it has been chosen by Estwing Manufacturing, Rockford, Illinois, as licensee for a new line of Estwing branded work gloves. As licensee, LFS Glove is working with Estwing to develop high-quality gloves that reflect Estwing’s longstanding reputation for durable, comfortable and attractive striking tools.
According to the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hand injuries account for 1,080,000 emergency department visits by workers per year in the United States. Hand injuries resulting from cuts and puncture cost the construction industry $382 million each year; this injury figure is second only to back strain and sprain injury, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
INTERCEPT Technology cut resistance solutions are part of a portfolio of advanced technologies developed by Ansell, featuring an innovative new knitting technology which blends engineered, synthetic and natural fibers into high performance yarns.
Industrial glove manufacturer Southern Glove, Inc., has announced the launching of its new website, southernglove.com. The new site details the company’s comprehensive line of industrial work gloves, arm protection, private label lines, custom-design and custom-branding services.
An OSHA inspection of a wood crate manufacturer found that permanent and temporary employees faced excessive noise, improper hand protection and respiratory irritation due to wood dust exposure at the North American Container Corp. in Adairsville, Georgia.