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A Few Mistakes to Avoid when Choosing Work Safety Gloves

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

A Few Mistakes to Avoid when Choosing Work Safety Gloves

Save yourself and your employees from potential injuries by avoiding a handful of common mistakes when it comes to selecting work safety gloves.   One Employee = One Pair of Gloves If you follow this train of thought, you may leave your workers exposed to unneeded hazards. You should select work gloves based off of each task, rather than each employee. Throughout a work day, an employee is likely to perform different tasks, each of which require different levels of protection. If It Ain’t Broke Don’t Fix it At times, people can get stuck in a rut or routine of...

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Best Way to Get Workers to Wear Their PPE Gloves

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

 If you’re having a difficult time getting employees to comply with PPE protocols, then check out some of these helpful tips and best practices that can help motivate employees to stay safe! Convenience is King: If you want your employees to actually use the gloves you have provided for them, it is important to make them as easily accessible as possible for them to access. If they have to go into a back storage room, or into a manager’s office every time they need to get a fresh pair of gloves, then their compliance in wearing gloves will decrease. The more...

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Disposable Gloves Remain in High Demand and Short Supply

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

We’re months into the COVID-19 crisis, and the supply shortage of disposable gloves is still causing quite an issue across many industries. Many large scale consumers of disposable gloves are now asking about the plausibility of scalability for these products. Unfortunately, manufacturers are not able to scale production as quickly or as largely as is needed to keep up with the rapid increase in demand. While we’ve seen other PPE products, like face masks, jump in supply rapidly to keep up with the new level of demand, it is just not that simple when it comes to scaling the production of disposable...

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Keys to Safety in Food Production

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

When it comes to staying safe in the food production industry, you have a large responsibility. Not only are you protecting yourself and your employees, but you are responsible to protect consumers as well. We’ve gathered a handful of tips to help you implement safety protocols into your workplace. Cleanliness  Wash your hands: You should always wash your hands with soap and water before an after handling any food, especially raw or uncooked foods. Any time you change tasks, you should wash your hands and put on a fresh pair of gloves. Wash your surfaces: You should maintain cleanliness on your kitchen...

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Gloves for Food Plant Sanitization

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

If you’re working in an industry that is meant to achieve cleanliness, like food plant sanitization, then wearing gloves is a mandatory practice in order to keep cleanliness at the very forefront. Working in the food plant sanitization industry would include things like deep cleaning and treating surfaces that are already cleaned, to further destroy any sort of disease causing or spoilage causing organisms. Wearing gloves for this sanitization process not only helps the cleanliness level to be maintained, but it also protects the wearer from potential hazards caused by chemicals used in the sanitization process. In addition, man food plant sanitization...

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