Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Food Safety

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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Safety in the Commercial Kitchen

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Safety in the Commercial Kitchen

Working in a commercial kitchen is a fast paced, often high stress environment. Tasks come at you quickly and must be performed with accuracy, efficiency, and with safety. In this type of fast paced environment, some of the biggest hazards include knife cuts and slips.   Any good head chef or supervisor will take safety seriously in the kitchen and help their employees to take proper precautions to avoid injury, but will also provide adequate protection for them. Not only are they looking out for the safety of their employees, but they are also protecting the business. If serious injuries...

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Working In One of the Most Dangerous Industries, Meat and Poultry Processing: How to Stay Safe

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Working In One of the Most Dangerous Industries, Meat and Poultry Processing: How to Stay Safe

The meat and poultry processing industry is one of the most profitable segments of the agriculture industry and it is also one of the most difficult segments of the industry to implement safety procedures   To begin establishing a strong safety procedure and expectation, it is first important to assess potential hazards. In this industry the use of sharp blades, knives, saws, and other tools are required for almost every task. If you don’t use proper personal protective equipment, you risk very serious injuries or even death.   It is really important to keep all of your employees trained on...

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Agriculture and Farming Gloves, What’s the Best Choice?

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Agriculture and Farming Gloves, What’s the Best Choice?

When you work in the agriculture industry, you know that there are a wide variety of glove options depending on the task you’re completing.   There are four main components to consider when purchasing a pair of work gloves for working on a farm. These components are the outer shell, insulation, lining, and an insert. When you select a work glove, you should choose something with a windproof fabric, which will help to maintain warmth for your hands without the added bulk of thick material. This is important for agriculture workers because you want to make sure that you have...

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