Safety gloves advice in the palm of your handsSeptember 3, 2014 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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Personal protective equipment including safety gloves is not only a wise investment for an employer to make for their employees, it’s also the law.
The Occupational Health and Safety Act requires workers in Ontario to wear personal protective equipment such as safety hats, glasses or hearing protection when performing hazardous work in order to prevent bodily injury or harm.
In particular, the manufacturing of safety gloves has made significant technological advancements elevating its level of fit, form and function. Safety gloves are now engineered to act as a second skin, with improved dexterity, durability and material fabrication when performing work requiring precise hand movements.
The performance of safety gloves is critical to ensure protection from abrasions, burns or chemicals of liquid or gases, which can penetrate through and damage the skin.
Protect your hands, fingers and nails with the following advice that fits like a glove to make your industrial applications safe and seamless.
When in doubt, throw it out: disposable gloves
Specifically designed for one time use applications, disposable gloves are an inexpensive and practical safety glove solution. Flexible and thinner materials of disposable gloves provide greater sensitivity and dexterity.
A chemical imbalance in reverse: chemical resistant gloves
Chemical resistant gloves offer protection against a wide range of chemicals including liquids, vapours and gases. Chemical resistant gloves are also an ideal choice to shield hands from abrasions and cuts.
The universal standard: general purpose gloves
General purpose gloves also protects from abrasions and cuts, as well as a comfortable guard against getting scratched from hard or rough surfaces.
Tough as old leather gloves
A classic material that protects hands from abrasions and low to moderate heat, leather is reliably durable, comfortable and breathable.
Get palm protection with coated gloves
As an alternative to leather, coated gloves not only safeguard against abrasions and cuts, but they also protect hands from possible punctures. Coated gloves also have a unique, additional coating on the palms of the gloves, which is a mix of synthetic materials boosting its glove grip.
Kick cuts to the curb with Kevlar® gloves
Kevlar® is the trademark of the synthetic fiber called aramid. This specialized glove provides even greater abrasion and resistance to sharp objects superior to other materials because of its increased strength and durability.
Avenue Industrial Supply Co. Ltd. has the upper hand when it comes to protective glove advice, as well as other industrial product solutions from air compressors to wire partitions. Visit us today at www.avenuesupply.ca.