Hand Protection

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New Wrinkles in Hand Protection

Glove manufacturers are addressing the need for gloves affording higher dexterity. When it comes to the industrial workplace, hand protection is a critical part of personal safety. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, injuries to the hand, wrist, and finger account for the second-highest (23 percent) number of workplace injuries, with approximately 110,000 … Continue reading »

Hand protection: How to assess risk

by Alex Marks Posted: July 1, 2006 A glove audit can reduce injuries and costs and consolidate glove usage Why should your company conduct a glove audit, and what is involved to execute such an audit? There are various reasons why a glove audit is necessary. In addition to compliance and due diligence issues, a … Continue reading »

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