Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Safety In Manufacturing

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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A Few Tips in Hand Safety

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A Few Tips in Hand Safety

It is always helpful to learn new things, which is why this week we’ve rounded up a quick list of some tips you should familiarize yourself with when it comes to hand safety.  What Not to Do: Sometimes knowing what to avoid is just as important as knowing what to do. To improve your hand safety, avoid the following situations: doing an unsafe action “just this once”, placing hands near moving equipment parts, working fast instead of smart, putting hands where they are not visible to you, depending on your reflexes, wearing jewelry beneath your gloves. Analyze Your Job Hazards:...

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What Are the Biggest Safety Concerns in Manufacturing?

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What Are the Biggest Safety Concerns in Manufacturing?

This week we’ve rounded up the top five things you should keep an eye on when it comes to safety in the manufacturing industry.   Inadequate Machine Maintenance: The machinery used in manufacturing plants are put under a lot of stress with their daily use. It is imperative that they receive regular maintenance and repair to ensure that employees do not get injured from a malfunction of the machinery. Even a fail-safe mechanism can malfunction if it does not receive regular attention and maintenance. Quite honestly, regularly scheduled maintenance may not even catch everything, which is why it is so...

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