If you watch workers labor in an industrial plant for a period of time, chances are you’ll see someone take off their work gloves for a task — and perhaps keep them off. Workers remove their hand protection products for various reasons, ranging from discomfort to job interference.
Taking gloves off during work used to be an unavoidable necessity for many workers. Today, however, innovations in fabrics, technology and production techniques are changing the hand protection experience for workers, providing incentive to wear work gloves for the duration of a shift. Consider the following three reasons workers tend to give for removing their gloves — and innovations which have stopped these excuses in their tracks: