Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Workplace Safety

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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Common Misunderstandings Of Cut Proof Gloves

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Common Misunderstandings Of Cut Proof Gloves

Lets start this article off by debunking the most blatant misunderstanding when it comes to cut proof gloves: there is no such thing. There is no glove on the market that can protect against all risks of cuts. While technology has allowed gloves to be constructed out of some pretty strong materials, every material has its breaking point and can be cut at some point. What we do have, however are cut resistant gloves. So keep reading to learn and be reminded of the most commonly misunderstood facts when it comes to cut resistant gloves.  Cut Resistant means Cut Proof. We...

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What’s The Difference Between Supported and Unsupported Gloves?

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What’s The Difference Between Supported and Unsupported Gloves?

Have you ever wondered what the difference between an unsupported glove and a supported glove is? Well this week we’ve boiled down the facts to some easy takeaways. Plus, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite gloves in each category. A supported glove is constructed by taking a knitted glove liner and dipping that liner into the glove compound, whether that be nitrile, neoprene, or another material. In essence, the knitted liner is supporting the glove compound. Supported gloves have excellent resistance to hot and cold temperatures, they absorb sweat, offer superb puncture and abrasion resistance, and are quite durable due...

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Several Ways to Reduce your Work Glove Cost

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Several Ways to Reduce your Work Glove Cost

We’re always looking for ways to save some money and be a little more economical. The same is true for work gloves, especially if you are an employer and are providing work gloves for your employees. We’ve gathered some practical tips that will help you be more cost effective with your work glove purchases while still offering adequate protection for your crew.   Purchase the Gloves you Actually Need: With such a wide variety of gloves with as many features available, it can be easy to be overcome with wanting to purchase the newest and best glove on the market....

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What Are the 5 Most Common Accidents on Construction Sites?

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What Are the 5 Most Common Accidents on Construction Sites?

It is no secret that Construction sites are a dangerous place to work. Hazards are around every corner. We’ve rounded up a handful of the most common accidents that take place on construction sites so that you can do your best to remain vigilant in protecting against these hazards.   Electrocution: This first category of accident is probably one of the least common accidents that happen on a work site. The main cause of electrocution is a result of poorly maintained equipment, unsafe powerlines, improper wiring, or overloaded circuits. The best way to prevent electrocution is to make sure that...

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