Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Hand Protection

Our Top Four Best Selling Winter Work Gloves

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Our Top Four Best Selling Winter Work Gloves

With winter in full swing, we’ve rounded up some of our most popular winter work gloves for you to take a look at. And who knows, you might just find a new go to work glove! Frogwear 8490 Waterproof Glove: Not only are these gloves waterproof and insulated, but they are also chemical resistant. They are constructed from a seamless triple dipped PVC material and are 12” long. They are completed with a sandpaper grip on the palms and fingers of the glove which enhances your grip when handling slippery objects in wet or dry conditions. The brushed, seamless, terry cloth...

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Oil and Gas Industry Safety Tips

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For those of you who work in the oil and gas industry, which is still one of the largest and most widespread industries in the nation, we’ve gathered the short list of essential safety tips that every employee in the gas and oil industry should abide by. First up is to perform regular and appropriate maintenance on equipment and machinery. The equipment used in this industry is large and heavy, and if not properly maintained these pieces of machinery can become super hazards on the work site. Do the proper research to determine how often maintenance needs to happen and train...

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Hand Safety, Know the Basics

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Hand Safety, Know the Basics

Here’s your fun fact of the week: hands are the second most common body part to be injured in the workplace. But the thing is, these injuries can be virtually eliminated with some simple safety precautions. Check out 5 quick tips that you can implement in your work place to create a safer environment.   Conduct Essential Training: Employees must be trained on proper procedures they should follow to prevent injury. This includes topics like appropriate equipment use, equipment limitations, and correct glove use. Glove training in particular should highlight the things that gloves CAN protect against as well as...

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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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