Hello everyone. My name is Albert Khor and I’m the chief blogger for the Ansell APAC Industrial blog. I thought the best way to start would be to let you know a little about myself and what interests me.
Safety or Durability – A Caution Note to Unsuspected End Users
Which is the more important attribute for a chemical resistant glove? The safety performance or a long usage lifespan? Well, the ideal answer is, of course, both. Why this question in the first place? Before I answer, please allow me to start with some background.
Cutting edge safety gloves cut resistance: Keeping a sharp eye on worker protection
KEEPING your workers protected from cuts is vital for both their safety and a consistent workflow. This, of course, involves machine guards, the workplace set-up and worker training. It’s also important to choose the right safety glove for cut resistance when operating potentially dangerous tools.
500 million sales milestone for Ansell HyFlex safety gloves
The HyFlex, created 15 years ago, is the number one industrial safety glove around the world, with more than half a million workers wearing it on any given day across a wide variety of industries. Key to the success of the HyFlex range is its winning combination of ergonomic design, comfort and superior mechanical protection.
Guardian hand in glove with work safety
They reckon we do a good job – and we reckon they’re right. The latest to join this ever-expanding approval list is a US transport manufacturer which called in experts under the Ansell Guardian program after concerns about the number of hand injuries.
Race driver shows true grid, backed by Ansell safety gloves
It’s very rare that nine-time US racing champion Frank Kimmel goes through a season empty-handed. That was again the case in the 2011 stock car ARCA Racing Series, with the Ansell-sponsored driver picking up two end-of-season awards.
Ansell has the good oil on hand protection
Ansell, the world leader in hand protection, is making a stand for safety at the Australian Oil and Gas (AOG) exhibition in Perth.
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.
Warning: Safety gloves claims can be off the planet
DANGER, DANGER, Will Robinson!! Some safety glove manufacturers do not go hand in hand with your hand protection needs. Just like Robot, which had no given name in the legendary Lost in Space TV series, companies can print out glossy brochures full of “data”, with the source of these “facts” remaining nameless. Ansell’s Dr Michael Zedalis (no relation to Dr Zachary Smith) warns that some safety gloves suppliers overstate their products’ performance and protection.
Manning up with manufacturers for best hand protection
Australia’s only fully integrated annual manufacturing exhibition, it focuses on practical tools and processes to implement in your business. Speaking of practical, our experts at the Ansell stand (No. 6706) will be on hand to discuss your workers’ hand protection needs and suggest appropriate solutions. Among these Ansell professionals are: