Posts Tagged ‘Hand Protection’

Hand Safety Infographic: Understanding Cut Resistance Levels April 28, 2016 No Comments

Workplace hand Injuries

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In industrial jobs like construction and manufacturing, hand safety is vital in protecting fingers and hands from dangerous machines and power tools. One of the most important means of protection against these types of injuries is gloves and other forms of PPE.
In regards to hand safety, OSHA states that “General requirements. Employers shall select […]

FDA Proposed Ban on Powdered Gloves March 29, 2016 No Comments

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing a ban on most powdered gloves used in the country.
The ban, which would cover powdered surgeon’s gloves, powdered patient examination gloves and absorbable powder for lubricating a surgeon’s glove, would remove powdered gloves from the marketplace.
The FDA says the risks associated with using powdered gloves are “unreasonable […]