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Best Disposable Gloves for Cannabis Cultivation

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

Best Disposable Gloves for Cannabis Cultivation

Similar to working in the food industry, you need to have gloves that offer proper protection when working with cannabis. It is important to maintain the purity of the product and avoid any potential cross contamination that could be harmful to consumers in the end product. You should be sure to purchase high quality gloves for handling cannabis because cheaper glove materials can introduce unwanted bacterial contamination to cannabis. Additionally, cheaper gloves may produce a high chemical toxicity. A few weeks ago in one of our blogs we talked about AQL, which is a rating gloves are given to measure the “failures”...

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Supply Chain Disruption Around the World has Created Higher Prices and Severe Shortages

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

Supply Chain Disruption Around the World has Created Higher Prices and Severe Shortages

Unfortunately, this headline is not new news to anyone involved in the glove industry. Due to COVID we’ve seen unprecedented demand for disposable gloves, and thus an unprecedented struggle to keep up with demand. Not only has COVID caused disruptions in the supply of disposable gloves and other personal protective equipment, but it has caused a disruption in supply chains across industries. Many manufacturers are dependent on processes that are very labor intensive, and when COVID was at it’s highest, many of those processes were put on halt because large warehouses of employees were not able to gather.meOne main industry to...

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Importance of Safety Glasses in the Workplace

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Importance of Safety Glasses in the Workplace

It can be easy to neglect our eyes when it comes to protecting them in the workplace. Without obvious hazards, proper protection for our eyes may be one of the last things we consider. However, there are very serious potential injuries that could arise, including blindness. Using proper safety glasses can help prevent foreign objects from causing damage to your eyes. Foreign objects could be anything from small pieces of debris, to chemicals, to miniscule dust particles. Protective safety glasses can also help to protect your eyes from hazardous splashes from substances including, but not limited to: oils, steam, or chemicals. Another aspect...

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Exam Grade Standards You Should Know

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When it comes to the difference between exam and industrial grade disposable gloves, there are a few very vital differences you should note. The main standard of difference between these two types of gloves has to do with quality. The quality of a glove is rated based on the Acceptable Quality Level (AQL). This standard rates the percentage of pinhole defects within a batch of gloves. Gloves are tested by being filled with 1,000 ml of water and suspended with fingers pointing down, and watched for leaks. Looking at batches of 100, if more than 3 gloves fail the test, then the...

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COVID-19 Protocol: Does it Hold Water?

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Since the prominence of COVID-19 in the last year, we’ve all seen a rise in “COVID Protocols”. These protocols can be found in restaurants, hotels, doctor’s offices, and more. They’re a variety of different types of sanitation and cleanliness practices that have the intent of keeping people safe from germs. However, people are wondering if these protocols really are keeping us safe or if it is simply providing a perceived sense of safety. Below are a few common COVID Protocols and what experts say about whether they’re really protecting us from germs. Temperature Checks: You’ve likely entered an establishment and had to...

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