How to select the right chemical body protection

Every workplace is different and presents its own specific set of risks where worker contact with some chemical types may be unavoidable. To determine the most appropriate chemical protective clothing choice, a thorough hazard assessment must be undertaken.

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How to prevent cross contamination

Cross-contamination risk is a major concern in the food supply chain, minimizing the likelihood through adherence to solid food safety practices is essential.

Chemical allergies vs latex allergies

Chemicals used in the manufacturing of gloves can cause a range of allergic reactions. Understanding the differences between the two allergies is important. 

The importance of impact protection

Impact injuries leading to crush, pinching or cut penetration subsequently result in a range of conditions from bruising to bone fracture, nerve damage and in extreme cases, amputation. 


Misconceptions of leather gloves

Leather rigger gloves are still widely used in industrial applications. Understanding the misconceptions of leather will lead to better decision making in hand protection selection.

How to manage heat exposure

Heat exposure is not limited to outdoor environments, with indoor locations also posing significant risk when workers are confined to poorly ventilated areas, or heat producting settings such as kitchens, foundries, laundries or chemical plants.

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Hand protection for ESD

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is the sudden flow of electricity between two electrically charged objects. It is an issue in workplaces that incorporate sensitive electronic equipment and parts. 


Protection from petrochemicals

It is impossible to avoid toxic substances in the petrochemical industry. Petrochemicals are the base building blocks in manufacturing an incredibly broad spectrum of products across many industries. 


Importance of Hand Ergonomics

In most industrial environments, repetitive manual tasks are an unavoidable daily requirement, with workers performing labour-intensive activities such as lifting or lowering, pushing or pulling and holding or restraining tools and other items.

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