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Disposable Gloves Should Be Used With These Common Chemicals

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Disposable Gloves Should Be Used With These Common Chemicals

Have you ever wondered about the safety of certain common, household chemicals? When is it important or appropriate to use disposable gloves? We’ve done some of the homework for you and gathered up a list of common chemicals that you should use disposable gloves with.   One thing to keep in mind in regards to all common chemicals and disposable gloves, is that disposable gloves are only suited for brief contact with such chemicals. Disposable gloves are not designed to withstand prolonged exposure to chemicals, because they are thin gloves and will degrade after a period of time exposed to...

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Different Gloves For Different Occupations

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There are virtually an endless number of uses for work gloves, depending on what industry you are part of. Below we’ve rounded up the top five occupations that require the use of gloves and have identified the most appropriate type of glove for that industry.   Cafeteria Workers: It is imperative for those working in a cafeteria or restaurant to utilize gloves to prevent the spread of germs as well as minimize cross contamination among food preparation stations. The most popular glove to be used in a cafeteria are vinyl gloves. Vinyl gloves are easy to pull on quickly when...

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Food Safety, What You Need to Know

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Food Safety, What You Need to Know

If you work in the food service industry, you know how important it is to maintain safety with and around food. In fact, foodborne illness outbreaks have increased by 40% in the last year. Believe it or not, there is much more to food safety than just making sure your hands are washed. By the end of this article, you should be equipped with practical tips on how you can play your part in proper food safety.   First and foremost, when you begin the process of mitigating foodborne illnesses in your work environment, you must train all levels of...

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Nitrile Gloves Are Often Used By Fishermen

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Nitrile Gloves Are Often Used By Fishermen

When you think of disposable nitrile gloves I’m sure you don’t think of them at the top of anyone’s gift wish list! Well, for the fishermen (or fisherwomen) you have in your life, you may want to consider it for the upcoming holidays. Different sources and surveys have shown that fishermen actually opt to wear gloves while out on the water. This particularly assists fishermen when they are handling fish, especially when releasing them. Without gloves, it is difficult to get a firm grasp on a wet and slippery fish, which can result in the fisherman grabbing it too hard and...

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Locksmiths and Hand Protection: 3 Things They Need

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Locksmiths and Hand Protection: 3 Things They Need

You may or may not realize the dangers that arise when working as a locksmith. Often times, individuals who work as a locksmith may take into account some of the hazards, but neglect to acknowledge others and take them seriously. We’ve rounded up what we believe are the top three vital areas of protection you need in your work gloves.   Protect Against Chemicals: In the world of locksmiths, there is a high frequency use of chemicals. While many of the chemicals used may not be extremely strong, it is still very important to take note of the level of...

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