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.
Built right for construction site: ActivArmr hand safety
Strong hand protection against punctures, cuts and abrasions. Crafted of stainless steel and DuPont™ Kevlar® fibres for EN388 level 3 cut protection. Foam nitrile palm coating provides enhanced hand grip for both wet and dry applications. Adjustable wrist closure and silicone gel padding reduce vibrations and hand stress impact, for added comfort and dexterity. The ActicArmr® Heavy Laborer Glove ergonomic design and breathable construction results in many tasks being done with the safety gloves on.
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.
Work safety red alert on hand protection imports
A FEDERAL Government imports loophole is increasing workers’ risk of injury, safety gloves global leader Ansell has warned. Many workplace safety officers, management and unions in Australia may be unwittingly exposing workers to risk because they are unaware of the problem.
Sprains and strains the main blame for work pain
THE main cause of workplace injury in Australia is sprains and strains, a Safe Work Australia report reveals. Sprains and strains accounted for 30% of work injuries.
Sweaty hands, sticky fingers a hotbed of work injury risk
With summer upon us (hell, the shops have Christmas goods already), the temperature is in danger of becoming hotter than a fat worker’s ass crack. And your work hands can become just as sweaty, but hopefully not as smelly. Ansell, the world leader in hand protection, has a large range of work safety gloves that take the heat out of sweat while making your hands a safer place.
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.
ActivArmr the hands de-harmer in oil and gas mining flash fires
WORKING in the oil and gas industry, a flash fire can be on you as quick as a flash, with your hands often first in the firing line. After feedback from hundreds of people at the coalface, Ansell has developed the flame resistant ActivArmr® 97-200 safety gloves.
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.
Safety in workers’ hands with effective use of PPE
THE effectiveness of personal protective equipment (PPE) relies on workers following instructions and procedures correctly, Safe Work Australia reports.