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Magid Introduces Sustainable Work Glove

April 1, 2024

Magid is switching away from the traditional process of manufacturing micro-foam nitrile coated gloves, which wastes an enormous amount of drinkable water. The GP102 general purpose work glove’s foam nitrile palm coating uses no drinking water at all. Magid is putting this new coating onto a glove shell that’s made with 90 percent recycled GRS-certified yarn…

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The Importance of Glove Coatings

January 30, 2024

Discover the pivotal role of glove coatings in worker hand protection across industries, environments and job requirements. By: Rick Pedley, Contributor Gloves are essential for protecting workers from a myriad of hazards, ranging from sharp objects and toxic substances to extreme temperatures and abrasive materials. However, different work environments require different levels of protection and…

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Wear Testing PPE

January 30, 2024

A simple path to solving safety issues. By: M.B. Sutherland, Contributor If it seems like all the PPE companies are making the same claims, it’s because they often are. But everyone can’t possibly be offering the best protection, the most comfortable PPE, the best value. Implementing a comprehensive wear testing program allows you to pit…

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The Perfect Medium-Duty Glove Is Better Than Ever

January 10, 2024

The perfect medium-duty glove is now even better. Brass Knuckle® SmartCut™ (BKCR303) offers triple-threat benefits with A2 cut protection, amazing dexterity, and superior grip. Now improved with better tactile sensitivity, better fit, and the same great protection. OSHA estimates that over 70 percent of hand and arm injuries could be prevented with the proper protective…

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OSHA 1910.138 – The Standard for Hand Protection

January 2, 2024

“The OSHA 1910.138 statute is instrumental in defining that the proper glove protection should be chosen when hazards are present. This selection process is a complex one when consumers realize the multiple hazards that a workforce can be exposed to, along with the vast amount of hand protection options in the market. At SHOWA, resources…

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ANSI/ISEA 105-2016 – American National Standard for Hand Protection Classification

January 2, 2024

“As a manufacturer that continues focusing its product development efforts on cut resistant gloves, the 2016 standard helped close the gaps between cut levels, particularly the A4 and A5 ranges. Furthermore, the added cut levels have allowed us to build products across all cut levels, while maintaining a focus on offering ground breaking technological advancements…

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ANSI/ISEA 138-2019 and BS EN 388:2016+A1:2018 – Performance Standards and Classifications for Impact-resistant Hand Protection and Protection Against Mechanical Risks

January 2, 2024

“Impacto Protective Products understands that specific tasks need specific protection and offers a range of specialty gloves to provide the ultimate hand protection for any task. Specializing in anti-impact and anti-vibration hand protection, offering protection for almost any job, Impacto takes pride in developing quality protective equipment that conforms with many international safety standards.” Impacto…

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Magid Announces Thin and Cut-Resistant Work Glove

October 9, 2023

Magid has taken dexterity, comfort, and cut protection to the next level with its new 21G Technology. Significantly more comfortable than any other 21-gauge offerings on the market, 21G provides unparalleled dexterity in a cut-resistant glove that’s so thin and comfortable, it feels like working bare-handed. Ultra-Thin Work Gloves; Unparalleled Dexterity; Extreme Comfort; and Bare-Hand…

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Good Vibrations? Not for Hands

September 3, 2023

By: Maureen Paraventi Jackhammers, chain saws, rivet guns, angle grinders, sanders, impact wrenches and power drills are just some of the tools and equipment that can transmit strong vibrations to the hands of workers and do-it-yourselfers and result in a condition known as hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). While they’re cutting through concrete or grinding metal,…

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PPE Manufacturer Ergodyne Announces New Cut-Resistant Gloves

August 3, 2023

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 70 percent of all job-related hand injuries can be attributed to workers deciding to forgo proper hand protection. And for safety work gear manufacturer Ergodyne, this eye-opening stat is a rally point for developing work gloves aimed at the most basic of goals: to get worn. The…

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