Young workers suffer higher injury rate. Protect yourself with Ansell safety gloves
WORKERS aged 25 and under account for 20 per cent of work-related injuries, Safe Work Australia recently revealed. And a quarter of young worker injuries involve the hand, fingers and thumbs, with young male workers particularly at risk.
Ansell driver Frank Kimmel shares lead in stock car series
ANSELL-sponsored racer Frank Kimmel is off to a flying start in the ARCA Racing Series in America. Kimmel is joint leader heading into this weekend’s third round, the Kentuckian Ford Dealers ARCA 200 at Salem Speedway on April 28.
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 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.
High-selling Ansell HyFlex safety gloves high on workplace flexibility
AN ideal balance of hand protection, comfort and flexibility – that’s the key to to Ansell’s market-leading HyFlex® workplace safety gloves range. The ergonomically designed HyFlex personal protective equipment (PPE) is made for jobs that require precision handling of small parts and other general assembly applications.
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.
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.
White knight in ultra-light work safety gloves: Ansell HyFlex 11-518 hand protection
This Ansell lightweight work glove maximises touch, comfort and hand protection. The work safety gloves’ soft, ultra-light duty seamless liner breathes to keep your hands cool and dry, enhancing the HyFlex 11-518 hand protection’s flexibility and fingertip sensitivity.
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.
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.
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.