Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Hand Safety

Some Common Chemicals Found in Dish Soap: Should You Wear Gloves?

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Some Common Chemicals Found in Dish Soap: Should You Wear Gloves?

Virtually everyone at some point in their life will find themselves confronted with the task of washing the dishes. The vast majority of people perform this task on a very regular basis. Behind all the fancy soap scents, however, lie a list of chemical based ingredients. These chemicals can actually be super dangerous, but you may not recognize them on the ingredients label of the soap you’re purchasing. A few common chemicals to keep an eye out for include (but are not limited to) formaldehyde, ethanolamine, propylene glycol, sulfuric acid, sodium borate, and triclosan. All of these chemicals present significant health...

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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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Strategies That Can Help Create a Safer Work Environment

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Strategies That Can Help Create a Safer Work Environment

Whether you’re just starting out on creating a safety protocol for your work environment, or you’ve been following a particular procedure for many years, we believe there are always ways to make your work place even safer.   Take a look at some of these strategies and consider how you might implement them to create safer, more efficient work environments for you and your employees.   Take Breaks: One easy way to encourage employee health is by scheduling regular stretch breaks throughout the work day. This is particularly helpful for employees who are performing repetitive motions. By taking 5 minutes...

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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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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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