Chemical Resistance Safety Gloves: Myths and Facts
When it comes to chemical resistance gloves, one cannot deny that there are some misconceptions among the end users. One of the causes for this misconception is the absence of helpful information for the end users to make an informed choice. Added to this confusion, most of the chemical suppliers fail to provide accurate knowledge about the right glove materials to be considered when exposed to their chemicals. More than often, we come across a MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) which simply states “wear protective gloves” or “use impervious gloves”.
Chemical cocktails: helping you get the work safety balance right
THE workplace reality is that many industrial and tradesmen safety gloves have to protect against a range of chemicals. The factory floor and building and mine sites are among many areas where chemical cocktails are used for various tasks. So detailed information on chemical composition at your workplace is vital in selecting the right chemical protective glove.
Chemical burns can be disastrous. Do not put safety gloves on the back burner.
Chemical burns are often hard to detect and can result in horrific injures, even death. They are not always obvious and there may be a delayed reaction. Protection by wearing the right safety gloves for the job at hand is the best prevention.
Chemical protection against those poxy epoxy resins
With skin ailments the most common workplace disease in many countries, it doesn’t pay to be a skinflint when it comes to work safety. In fact, it can be downright costly.
Your hand protection detective for best safety gloves selection
HAND IN GLOVE with your work safety needs, Ansell’s Protection Solutions Guide is the resource that puts you on the right course. Its application takes the frustration out of choosing the appropriate safety glovesfor your workplace.
Ansell the best hand protection: from chemicals to construction
ANSELL has the right safety gloves no matter what the work, from building and construction sites to pest control. Just ask Australian companies Bovis Lend Lease and Amalgamated Pest Control. Ansell personal protection equipment (PPE) proved the right fit for their hand safety solutions.
Come to grips with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: get yourself AlphaTec safety gloves
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Painful condition of the hand and fingers caused by compression of a major nerve where it passes over the carpal bones through a passage at the front of the wrist. From repetitive movements over a long time, or by fluid retention. Sypmtoms include tingling, numbness, swelling, burning, restricted movement and weakness of and around the muscles and tendons.
Take fright, skin disease a $33m blight on work safety
TRADESPEOPLE, labourers and food industry workers are among those most at risk of contracting a skin disease on the job, Safe Work Australia has revealed. These workers are more likely to be exposed to chemicals or wet work in their day-to-day tasks.
Ansell the work safety gloves tough guy in repelling chemicals and liquids
Ansell’s TouchNTuff nitrile range is as tough as nails in resisting chemicals and liquids, with longer penetration times than its work safety gloves rivals. And that’s been proven through recent independent testing conducted by Centexbel, a highly regarded Belgian textile research centre.
Hand safety preservation in maintenance work applications with Ansell PPE
FROM fixing machines to keeping it clean, and running repairs with the utmost care; variety is the spice of life for maintenance workers. From cuts and abrasions to punctures and burns, there’s hand safety hazards at almost every turn.
Cut to the quick on hand injuries with heat treatment
HAND injuries and skin conditions should always be examined and treated as soon as possible. If not cared for, the ailment can soon become worse and cause long-term health problems.
Safety satisfaction against chemical reaction: Ansell the piece de resistance
FROM phenol to propenol, crude oil and coal tar, Ansell has the best chemical protection by far. Get rid of worker frustration from chemical permeation and degradation. Be it benzene, xylene or kerosene - Ansell helps keep your hands clean.