Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Safety In Manufacturing

A Few Tips in Hand Safety

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

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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