A talented research chemist for over 40 years, Donald F. Groce has joined the Global Glove and Safety team as a Chemical/Disposable Product Manager. He brings extensive chemical expertise and a wealth of product management experience to his new position.
The Cordova Safety Products-brand COMMANDER IMPACT™ glove offers ANSI/ISEA A7 cut level protection. It features a 13-gauge, hi-vis yellow HPPE/Glass/Steel fiber shell with a two-layer, red, sandy nitrile palm coating for added gripping power. It offers added impact-protection with back-of-the-hand soft TPR and a secure fit with hook & loop closure at the wrist.
OSHA’s machine guarding standard was the ninth-most-frequently cited agency standard in FY 2018.
January 1, 2019
Machine safeguarding is the best way to prevent amputations. Guards provide physical barriers to hazardous areas. They should be secure and strong, and workers should not be able to by-pass, remove or tamper. Guards should not obstruct the operator’s view or prevent others from working.
FR protective clothing was a HOT topic in 2018 – from how to wear it during extreme heat and extreme cold, to what private industry can all learn from the Navy’s FR program. A back-of-the-hand protection standard for work gloves, how work boots are getting lighter (but staying strong) and the need to protect first responders from fentanyl exposure were among the top PPE stories of 2018:
Work started on Z10 in March, 1999. Almost 100 safety and health professionals spent six years drafting and reworking the document. The Z10 standard for occupational health and safety management systems (OHSMS) is now titled ANSI/ASSP Z10-2012 (R2017).
Winter can be a real drag, especially if you don’t have adequate protection for your environment. Effective PPE is a must during this time of year, when outdoor weather conditions can limit your ability to work and use your hands uncovered. When looking for your next winter glove, here are a few things to keep in mind.
Keep Jack Frost from nipping at your fingers with the Tillman 1772 and 1773 high-visibility cold weather gloves. Both the 1772 and 1773 feature a 13-gauge polyester with ANSI A2 Cut Resistance with your choice of either a sandy nitrile grip (1772) or a sandy latex grip (1773).
Tillman’s 1772 and 1773 offer three levels of protection for your hands.
Cut Resistant with Alycore® palm: This seamless glove is designed to provide extreme hypodermic needle protection and cut resistance due to the Alycore® reinforcements on the palm. They also feature a 10-gauge Aralene® shell, an enhanced aramid fiber.
Ansell announces its best-selling HyFlex 11-93x series has been certified as the First Ergonomic Certified Industrial Glove Series after a thorough and comprehensive study performed by the industry leader in ergonomics testing within the United States, US Ergonomics.