Anthony Di Giovanni is Vice President of Global Marketing for PIP. He has nearly 20 years of international experience in sales and marketing industrial products, which includes some of the larger multinationals as well as his own consulting firm.
While we tend to think only in terms of the visibility factor, it is important to remember that the latest ANSI/ISEA 107-2015 standard covers both basic design and performance of high visibility in work garments.
A big question when selecting work gloves today is touchscreen compatibility. Understanding what constitutes touchscreen compatibility is not straightforward and there is more to it than just the glove.
Over the years, the industry has struggled to equate cut resistance with actual risk. The recent updates to the ANSI 105 and EN 388 standards will provide a more uniformed approach to assessing the cut resistant performance of gloves across the globe.