2017 Hand Safety Report
Ansell Publishes Second Edition of Hand Safety Report in Partnership with NSCA Foundation
Exposure to sharp materials and cut risk is commonplace in industrial environments. The degree of risk dictates which of the six available cut resistance ratings (A-F) should be employed.
Achieve Maximum Cut Protection
Year after year, hand injuries are among the leading causes of emergency room visits and missed workdays. The two most common forms of hand injuries are cuts and lacerations, making cut protection an important issue in safety management today.
The Facts About Standards
Do you know the differences between the Australian and New Zealand Standards (AS/NZS) Standards vs. European Union (EN) Standards
Glove Allergies and Hand Health
Understanding the nature and causes of these conditions can help identify and reduce the risk of allergies, and ultimately create a safer working environment.
An integrated approach to improve safety
Since 2014, we have reduced injuries by 65% and achieved product optimization by 25%, saving companies a total of £115 million.
The balancing act of managing cost-to-wear
Need to reduce your PPE costs? Managing cost-to-wear must be a team effort involving procurement, plant and safety managers, and the workers themselves.
Glove Coatings Explained
Glove coatings help to protect hands from oil exposure and from mechanical risks. Do you understand the differences between the various glove dip coatings?
Comply with the new PPE Regulation
In February 2016, the European Council and European Parliament amended and approved a new PPE Regulation proposed by the European Commission. This new PPE Regulation will replace the original PPE Directive 89/686/EEC that was introduced in 1992.
Touch up on tactility with Ansell work safety gloves
TACTILITY is to the fingers what dexterity is to the hands when it comes to PPE (personal protective equipment).
Hand cuts, scrapes and infections: Don’t ignore the work safety risks
Workers with good hand health are likely to produce better quality products with minimal lost time on the job.
Helping safety leaders stay ahead of regulatory changes in hand protection
The new EN 388 Standard has been officially published on 2 November. Ansell is uniquely positioned to assist you with the transition to the new standard