Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Hand Protection

Corrosive Chemicals and Disposable Gloves

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Corrosive Chemicals and Disposable Gloves

We utilize gloves to protect our skin from injury that could occur should our hands come in contact with harmful substances, like corrosive chemicals. If you work in an industry that utilizes strong cleaning products or other types of solvents and solutions, it is likely you’ll be handling corrosive chemicals.   But what is a corrosive chemical exactly, you ask? It is any sort of chemical that can cause damage to your skin or body tissue. This damage can come in a variety of forms, including eye irritation, burned skin, and an irritation or burning of your nose or throat...

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Being Mindful of Work Safety and Hand Safety

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Being Mindful of Work Safety and Hand Safety

The practice of mindfulness is gaining popularity in mental health communities as a way to help combat anxieties and stress. However, mindfulness can also play an important role in the workplace and maintaining safe working conditions.   Being mindful in the workplace is more than simply paying attention. Mindfulness includes being aware of the time of day, your own mental/physical/emotional state, as well as other cues in your environment. What it boils down to is remaining in the present tense. If you don’t like the sound of “mindfulness”, you can also call this practice, situational awareness.   How to Practice...

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Best Gloves For Handling Firewood

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Best Gloves For Handling Firewood

When it comes to purchasing work gloves to use while handling firewood, it is sometimes difficult to strike a balance between proper protection and dexterity. Often times highly protective gloves will be quite thick, making it difficult to maintain dexterity and tactile sensitivity when handling tools. While many people opt to use a leather work glove for handling firewood, we believe there are other options to consider. Leather gloves are still a great choice and work well for handling firewood. We just want to share some amazing new gloves that some of you may not me familiar with.  Our pick is a...

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How to Stay Warm While Working Outside in the Winter

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How to Stay Warm While Working Outside in the Winter

If you live in colder climates, you know how important it is to consider the equipment you use when working outside during the winter months. Without proper protection, you could be facing serious bodily harm like hypothermia or frostbite. When working in cold weather conditions, you should always keep an eye out for symptoms of hypothermia, wear plenty of layers, keep moving to generate body heat, and have a warm beverage or soup on hand to keep your core body temperature high. When it comes to clothes, in our case gloves, that you wear on the job, you should look for gloves...

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Introducing the 3200CTH Insulated Cowhide Work Glove

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Introducing the 3200CTH Insulated Cowhide Work Glove

We’ve got another great new glove to introduce to you this week!These cowhide grain leather work gloves are a driver style with a keystone thumb and an open cuff. They have been constructed with a lining of 140 grams of trademarked, Cold Keep Insulation, that adds an excellent layer of warmth for working in cold conditions. The gloves are constructed from standard grain cowhide leather, which offers wearers excellent abrasion resistance and makes for a super durable glove. The keystone thumb is an ergonomic design that adds comfort and dexterity for wearers. These insulated cowhide work gloves are best suited for these...

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