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Ansell and DuPont Protection Technologies, world leaders in protection technologies, have collaborated to develop HyFlex® 11-515 work gloves, the newest addition to the record-setting Ansell HyFlex® product portfolio.
Often, employees who are exposed to chemical hazards need to use personal protective equipment (PPE) that includes gloves and, occasionally, chemical protective suits. Chemical protective suits and gloves come in a variety of materials, and no one material protects against all chemical hazards.
Does your work involve the use of chemicals? You might think that injury to employees’ hands through exposure to chemicals is a thing of the past in workplaces. The risks are so well documented and the methods of protection so well known. But think again.
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.
There are many gloves and sleeves specially designed to protect hands and arms. Here are some examples:
Craig Wagner, President of Global Glove & Safety Mfg., Inc. was inducted recently into the prestigious International Glove Association (IGA) Hall of Fame. With more than 28 years of experience in sales, manufacturing and design, Craig Wagner has been instrumental in the evolution of hand safety PPE, from dipped products, chemical resistance, disposables and mechanics style to the latest in HDPE cut resistant yarns.
The hand is the part of the body most often injured and these injuries are sometimes difficult to heal. Hand injuries are preventable. By identifying hazards and developing safety measures, you and your employer can prevent your hands from being among the 500,000 injured in Canada every year.
Industrial glove manufacturer Southern Glove has announced that it has released its new 2013 product catalog, which is available in digital format on the website at www.southernglove.com/catalog or in a traditional printed version.
This standard establishes the elements and activities for pre-project and pre-task safety and health planning in construction.
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