Hand

Milwaukee Tool Expands Lineup to Offer High Dexterity Hand Protection

May 17, 2022

Milwaukee Tool continues its dedication to hand protection by introducing ANSI Cut Rated High-Dexterity Polyurethane Dipped Gloves. These new gloves are constructed of an 18-gauge knit that offers high dexterity with a better fit to help users stay safe and productive while protecting their hands on the jobsite. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,…

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Smooth as Glass, Strong as Brass

May 13, 2022

Safety Today, a dedicated safety distributor founded in 1946, is a proud distributor of Brass Knuckle® and its SmartCut™ BKCR404 Gloves for glass handling and other applications requiring toughness and a sure grip. Brass Knuckle SmartCut 404 combines ANSI cut level A3 protection and a smooth-grip polyurethane coating. They are available now from Safety Today…

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When is it Time to Replace Your Work Gloves?

March 15, 2022

By: Rick Pedley, Contributor All gloves will eventually need to be replaced, especially if you’re wearing them all the time. In general, they shouldn’t be wearing out daily, but getting a few weeks out of a regularly used pair of gloves is considered a pretty good life. The length of time your glove lasts depends…

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SHOWA Group To Triple Domestic PPE Glove Production Capacity With Major Facility Expansion, DHHS Funding

February 4, 2022

SHOWA Group, a fully integrated manufacturer of industrial, household and medical PPE gloves, announced a major facility expansion that will triple production capacity to meet growing government and industrial demand for “Made in America” PPE gloves. The phased buildout of two additional facilities will increase SHOWA’s annual domestic production capacity to 1.2 billion gloves by the…

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Questions & Answers: A Deep Dive into Cut Resistant Gloves

January 31, 2022

Can you describe some workplace injuries that could be avoided with the use of cut resistant gloves? Are there applications and industries where they are especially necessary? In most cases, cut resistant gloves are worn in today’s workplace to prevent an array of injuries occurring. With all of the development over the last 25 years…

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Savings, Productivity and Sustainability from New Extended Use Gloves

January 31, 2022

By: Laura Proctor, Contributor There is extensive use of single-use gloves in industrial workplaces from light and heavy manufacturing to the oil & gas, and mining industries. Disposable gloves are often used by workers to prevent direct skin contact with common industrial oils, chemicals and cleaners. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have now…

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OSHA 1910.138 – Hand Protection

January 4, 2022

“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 138-2019 – American National Standard for Performance and Classification for Impact-Resistant Gloves

January 4, 2022

“We have continuously seen a need for guidance on how to measure impact protection on the back of hand and the ANSI/ISEA 138 standard does that. Hearing our customers’ requests and needs lead us to increasing the number of gloves in our line that provide that protection. It is important that we have the right…

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Breathe Easy in Hard Applications

December 23, 2021

Working with sharp materials, abrasive surfaces, light oils, chemicals, and other caustic conditions requires a glove that protects while it breathes and offers long-wearing comfort. Brass Knuckle® SmartCut™ BKCR4420 gloves offer A4 cut resistance with double-coated protection that combines slip resistance and permeation protection in a surprisingly dexterous glove. These gloves deliver high cut resistance…

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High Visibility Omni Gloves

December 15, 2021

OmniGear’s Original High Visibility Omni Gloves are the absolute best work glove for practically any task on a job site or at home. TPR molding on back of hand and fingers ensures ultimate protection against impact, abrasions or pinching; an articulating design ensures reduced fatigue even during long periods of use. The Most Versatile Work…

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