Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — PPE

Some Tips to Help Prevent Food Bourne Illnesses

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

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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Workplace Biases that Can Lead to an Unsafe Work Environment

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

We all form habits in our daily routines and in how we go about our tasks, which can lead to us developing a set of cognitive biases. In other words, we begin to function on autopilot, which can lead us down unsafe paths at times, especially in the workplace. Today we’re talking about a handful of cognitive biases and how you can combat them to ensure that your workplace remains safe.  Availability Bias: This bias tells us that our brains tend to focus on the most recent events, and give them more importance than they deserve. Rather than looking to the...

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COVID-19 Will Continue to Drive High Demand for Disposable Gloves

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In recent months, the demand for disposable gloves has sky-rocketed as virtually all industries have been purchasing these to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Not only have businesses been scooping these up, but individuals as well, so the consumer base has widened very quickly, and the supply has had difficulty matching the demand. The rise in demand has truly been unprecedented. Studies show, that by April, the demand for disposable gloves had jumped 670%! Over 80% of disposable gloves are manufactured and produced in Asia, and with most of that region on lockdown due to COVID-19, supply truly has not...

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The COVID-19 Crisis Continues to Effect Disposable Glove Availability and Pricing

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

No one is exempt from the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, including glove manufacturers. These effects will in turn impact the consumer, you. You may or may not have noticed that the prices have increased on many disposable gloves and some have even been out of stock, the demand is just so high. Many disposable glove manufacturers are reporting a level of demand they haven’t seen in over 30 years, it is unprecedented. Because the demand is vastly exceeding the supply it is likely that you will see price increases and even delays on order fulfillment as companies, like us, wait for...

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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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