Sustainable product sales have increased 40 percent since 2014 representing a gain of $43 billion. Sustainable product growth is not limited to just one market sector. Increased focus on sustainability for core industrial markets puts industrial PPE in the mix.
Companies tend to lose more time and money on hand-related injuries than any other type of work hazard. Regardless of the job, professionals and managers need to protect their hands by choosing the right safety gloves.
PPE gloves play a significant role in industrial plants not only in the fight against COVID-19 but also to protect workers against hand exposure to harmful substances, chemical or thermal burns, electrical dangers, bruises, abrasions, cuts, punctures, fractures and amputations.
The ANSI/ISEA 138:2019 standard fills a critical gap in the industrial glove standards infrastructure. One question often asked by end-users is: what performance level is appropriate for application needs?
ISHN Magazine recognizes the most innovative personal protection equipment and occupational health and safety products of 2020
July 14, 2020
Thousands of ISHN subscribers voted online for the most innovative personal protection equipment (PPE) and occupational health and safety products, and now the results of ISHN's 2020 Readers' Choice Awards are in!
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, injuries to hands accounted for nearly 25 percent of all lost-time industrial injuries - a total of 110,000 annually. Seventy percent of those injuries resulted when an employee was not wearing safety gloves, while the other 30 percent of hand injuries occurred while an employee was wearing the wrong kind of gloves.