Tilman continues to grow their ANSI rated glove offerings with the launch of the 1766 glove, a lightweight abrasion resistant 15-guage nylon glove with a nitrile micro-foam palm for outstanding abrasion resistance and dexterity.
Burn incidents don't happen often, so there isn't much to worry about, right? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 16,000 industrial injuries due to thermal burns were reported for the year 2013. From 2000 to 2013, nearly 2,300 workers died as a result of injuries sustained in an industrial fire or explosion.
You’ve seen plenty of occupational injury stats, here is one that’s startling: In 2012, workers suffered 186,830 nonfatal injuries to the hands and wrists serious enough to warrant days away from work, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Industrial process environments where workers must wear PPE gloves are becoming increasingly controlled. While protecting the wearer from chemical exposure, gloves for cleanrooms must not introduce any contaminants into the space.
Despite the potential for serious injuries and fatalities, gloves were not considered when arc flash standards for clothing were first developed in the 1990s. For years electrical industry safety experts wanted the same type of rating on gloves as they had for clothing and face shields.
Magid®, a manufacturer and supplier of PPE, expands its line of work gloves to include thermal protection for cold weather conditions, paired with the cut resistance that workers need to protect against sharp materials.
Protective Industrial Products (PIP) announces Ambi-dex® gloves with Grippaz™ Technology. This latest addition to PIP’s recognized product line features a fish scale pattern that provides unparalleled grip performance.