At the International Glove Association (IGA) annual meeting held this week in Palm Coast, FL, the group announced plans for a two-day educational course in all things industrial gloves, to be held in 2014, at a time and date to be determined.
In an effort to help the costly and time-consuming cleanup following the devastation Hurricane Sandy left behind, Youngstown® Glove Company, manufacturers of the world's most durable performance work gloves, has donated 500 pairs of gloves to All Hands Volunteers, an organization committed to providing immediate, effective and sustainable support to communities in need.
From a new system to hold prescription lens in safety glasses to industrial gas detectors that only have to be calibrated once a year to impact protection gloves, here are the top products of the week as featured on ISHN.com:
Industrial glove manufacturer Southern Glove has announced that it has introduced a new glove, called the Mud Dawg™. The Mud Dawg is for use where oil drilling exposes the skin to mud and petrochemicals.
Global Glove and Safety Mfg Inc is pleased to announce that Jeff Lynch has joined the team as the regional manager for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Along with working and managing our manufacture representative Steve McCrory and associates, he is available for consultation in resolving any and all end user PPE safety issues.
Retain Ability to Grasp and Hold Onto Tools, Parts and More While Keeping Hands Safe from Abrasions, Cuts and Burns
December 4, 2012
We've been told by repeatedly that workers need to "feel what they are doing" and that gloves oftentimes hinder their ability to diagnose and repair machinery, wiring and other mechanical and electrical issues. But the fact is between sharp edges, heat and even electrical elements, danger abounds and your hands are too valuable to be barehanded.