The bones and soft tissues in the back of your hand are all vulnerable to impact injuries. These injuries can range from a bump or bruise to a severe bone fracture.
A new U.S. voluntary standard on the performance and classification for impact-resistant gloves is on the way – ISEA (International Safety Equipment Association) Standard 138.
The International Glove Association has appointed Rodney Taylor, Global PPE Sales & Marketing Manager at D3O, to their Board of Directors.
Rodney’s responsibility as a member of the Board will be to guide the direction of the IGA and serve as the voice of the IGA membership. IGA members are a cohesive group of suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and end users dedicated to hand and arm protection.
Knowing what’s in your glove besides cut protection levels goes a long way in ensuring workplace safety – lowering risks and costs.
Don’t introduce potential safety risks with cut resistant gloves that are uncomfortable or potentially uses non-compliant materials.
Regular laceration injuries in the workplace continue to make a compelling claim for adequate cut protection. In 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed cuts, lacerations and punctures were a leading cause of days away from work due to injury.
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Don’t compromise between chemical and cut protection
June 5, 2018
Ansell, a global leader in safety solutions, announces the launch of AlphaTec® 58-735, a new innovative multi-hazard nitrile glove solution offering an unparalleled combination of both chemical and cut protection, as well as providing exceptional comfort and grip.
Garment and gloves system offers uncompromising protection
June 3, 2018
DuPont Personal Protection today introduced DuPont™ Tychem® gloves, a collection of gloves designed for chemical exposure protection, at ASSE Safety 2018. DuPont™ Tychem® gloves help provide the worker protection required in hazardous work environments. Now workers can wear Tychem® garments with Tychem® gloves for a complete protection system.
Safety Supply Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high quality personal protective equipment, today announced their agreement to acquire LFS Glove, a division of LFS, Inc. This newly formed subsidiary of Safety Supply is registered as Bellingham Glove, Inc. and will be part of the Radians group of companies, joining such brands as RadWear® USA, Crossfire®, VisionAid™, and RadPlugs.
Radians, a global leader in safety solutions, recently launched ten new gloves. They have been aggressively adding new glove styles since 2015, growing their product offering by 300%.
According to Bob Kelsey, Radians’ product manager for hand protection, “We want to be the company that safety professionals turn to for durable, comfortable, and affordable work gloves that satisfy a variety of job site applications.