Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Food Handling Gloves

Some Tips to Help Prevent Food Bourne Illnesses

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Approximately 1 in every 6 Americans suffer from a food borne illness each year, which leads us to make every possible effort to try and prevent these illnesses from spreading. While this could seem like a daunting task, we’ve compiled resources for you that categorize these precautions into four main steps.   Clean Be sure to wash hands, surfaces, and kitchen tools thoroughly between uses and tasks, or if any of these become contaminated. A proper cleaning includes things like scrubbing with hot soapy water, using safe water, and removing any dirt or debris. Take note that alcohol-based hand sanitizers...

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The Perfect Glove for General Cleaning

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The Perfect Glove for General Cleaning

While we’re all stuck at home during this pandemic, it is a perfect opportunity to do some deep cleaning around your house. Whether you’re cleaning the bathroom or kitchen, or any other area that really requires you to get in there and scrub, we’ve got a perfect recommendation for you!  Using gloves while cleaning will not only help to protect you from any chemicals found in common cleaning products, but it will also help to minimize the spread of germs. We recommend these Latex Poly-Chlorinated gloves. They are constructed with a poly-chlorinated interior which makes it super easy to don...

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Choosing Disposable Gloves for Various Tasks

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Choosing Disposable Gloves for Various Tasks

If you’re trying to decide on a pair disposable gloves for a particular job, we’ve got you covered with some helpful tips to help you make the right choice. Types of Disposable Gloves There are three main categories of disposable glove material that are most commonly used across all industries. Latex gloves are the most well-known type of disposable glove. Their rise in popularity is largely due to the fact that they are super durable, economically friendly, and have great fit. Due to their well-fitting nature, however, they are not the most breathable gloves and we recommend changing them often, or whenever your...

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Disposable Glove Terminology: What You Should Know

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Disposable Glove Terminology: What You Should Know

If you’re involved in the glove industry, or find yourself purchasing a high quantity of disposable gloves, we’ve rounded up a list of terminology that can be helpful as you navigate the disposable glove world and purchasing the proper pair of gloves. Accelerator Free: Most allergies to non-latex gloves are attributed to the accelerator chemicals used in manufacturing. Accelerator free gloves are approved as an allergen free option. Beaded Cuff: This is a rolled cuff style found on disposable gloves. Color Coded: Often times in work environments where there are multiple tasks being performed, each with different protection needs, many people will use...

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Some Must-Have Gloves Around the House

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Some Must-Have Gloves Around the House

When it comes to household chores and maintenance, it is important to properly protect yourself from chemicals found in many household cleaning products. In addition, there are usually tasks around the house that involve a bit heftier involvement like gardening, trimming trees, or other construction-type projects.   So, what kind of gloves should you have on hand (no pun intended) so you’re always ready to go no matter what home project arises? We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite general-purpose gloves that can be used in a variety of situations.   Disposable Gloves   Disposable Nitrile gloves can be...

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