The Glove Issue

THE GLOVE ISSUE: Can We Really Lower Injury Rates with Proper PPE?

February 7, 2020

By Don Groce, Contributor No matter how hard we strive to provide new innovative solutions for workplace hazards, sometimes injuries still occur. As workplace safety professionals, it is our job and our passion to make a safer workplace by providing the best in personal protective equipment (PPE). When a worker is injured on the job,…


Protective Industrial Products Inc. Acquires Glove and Sleeve Manufacturer Worldwide Protective Products LLC

May 20, 2019

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP Global), a leading supplier of hand protection and general safety products, proudly announces the acquisition of Worldwide Protective Products LLC (Worldwide), headquartered in Hamburg, NY. Worldwide is long recognized for its knitting and yarn technologies, as well as its custom design capabilities. Since 2004, Worldwide has provided high performance solutions…


No Drip/No Melt FR Mechanics Hybrid

April 12, 2019

The No Drip/No Melt FR Mechanics Hybrid is a leading edge performance work glove that is flame-resistant, cut-resistant (ANSI level A2 top of hand and ANSI level A4 palm), and puncture resistant (ANSI level 4 and arc-rated to 12 cal/cm2). It combines advance synthetic materials with exceptional-quality goat grain leather, sewn into a 3D ergonomic,…


Cold and Heat Protection with Grip

March 6, 2019

The Y9241T by Wells Lamont Industrial features a hi-vis orange shell and a nitrile coating palm for excellent gripping in wet and oily conditions.   Glove is rated up to 350F degrees of heat protection, an ANSI Level 2 for conductive heat.   An ANSI Cut Level A2 provides some cut protection against objects. Glove can be…


Glove Recycling: Stay Safe, Stay Green

February 13, 2019

Jon Chisholm General Manager, Closed Loop Recycling Safety is non-negotiable in the workplace, and unfortunately, personal protective equipment often winds up in a landfill after use. What if you could eliminate that waste stream; reduce company liability; and simultaneously save money? Closed Loop Recycling (CLR) is an industrial launderer of PPE, absorbents and wipers, offering…


The Secret to Form-Fitting, Cut-Resistant Gloves

February 13, 2019

Many of today’s most cut-resistant gloves look anything but—they’re slim, form-fitting and able to help fend off cuts and lacerations in the most hazardous of occupations. But isn’t that counterintuitive? You would expect better cut protection to come with a thicker, less dexterous glove and not the comfortable, fits-like-a-glove options available today. What’s the Secret?…


Hand & Arm Protection Evolves, Adapts

September 25, 2018

Matt Burtney, Content Marketing Specialist, Superior Glove Works Q. FIRST OF ALL, FROM YOUR PERSPECTIVE, HOW WOULD YOU SAY THE HAND PROTECTION/GLOVE INDUSTRY HAS EVOLVED OVER THE PAST DECADE? Hand protection has advanced leaps and bounds in the past 10 years, largely because of technological advancements. Where this has been most noticeable is the slender…


Global Glove and Safety Announces Four New First-rate Additions to Panther-Guard® Line

September 24, 2018

905PF – Panther-Guard® High-Visibility Orange Powder-Free Nitrile Disposable Gloves These gloves are made of premium heavyweight nitrile and are an excellent choice for when a wet, oily or dry grip is needed. They are disposable, ambidextrous, and have a rolled/beaded cuff. They come 100 gloves to a dispenser box, 10 dispenser boxes per case. 965BPF…


Global Glove and Safety is Excited to Announce Their New Line of Bullhead Safety™ Winter Liners

August 31, 2018

Staying warm is an essential part of staying safe. On construction sites, in warehouses and when facing any low-temperature situation, Bullhead Safety Winter Liners provide protection against the cold, insulating workers from the elements. Global Glove is especially excited about their line of flame-resistant thermal liners. With arc ratings at or above any winter liners…


The New Utility Guard Clip

June 13, 2018

The Utility Guard® clip has a proven record of reducing hand injuries and glove loss by simply keeping gloves close at hand while its redundant safety breakaway ensures attached items don’t become additional snagging hazards. Customize it with a logo, contact information or a safety slogan. Visit for more information.


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