We tend to think of impact work gloves as something you see on oil rigs or construction sites, where heavy duty impacts and blows are common. But almost any manufacturing process involves some type of rough work that can bump or bruise workers’ hands.
Hearing loss isn’t the first injury that comes to mind when an arc fault occurs. The light and heat emitted by the massive electrical explosion – the arc flash – can cause life-threatening and life-altering burns to the skin, compression injuries and loss of limbs if workers are left unprotected.
ANSI/ISEA 138 is a work in progress. The second consensus ballot/public review draft was released in October, 2018.
February 7, 2019
There are 110,000 lost-time hand injuries annually. Hand injuries send more than one million workers to the emergency room each year. And 70 percent of workers who experience hand injuries are not wearing gloves.
Gateway Safety’s Cyclone®, one of the industry’s only impact-to-splash goggles, offers two safety solutions and one great value — all in one versatile product. First, users can wear the dual-use goggle as Cyclone Impact, featuring a strong polycarbonate lens surrounded by a sturdy vinyl frame.
Protective Industrial Products, Inc. is proud to introduce its new interactive online selector guide for safety eyewear. Running off of PIP’s proprietary search engine platform, this selector guide allow users to quickly zoom in on the optimal safety eyewear choices for their specific task.