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.
Ansell makes a stand for your hands at Sydney Safety Show
Check out Stand C48 at the Safety Show, it’s Ansell’s hand stand in personal protection equipment (PPE). Ansell, hand in glove with your safety needs, has a large range of work gloves to suit the job at hand.
Ansell the canary in the coal mine for hand safety
Like the canary in the coal mine, Ansell’s personal protection equipment (PPE) specialists can assist you in choosing the right safety gloves. The Ansell specialist will provide analysis of your mining site’s current hand protection and deliver a best-practice recommendation. Mitchell Mackey, Ansell’s Head of Marketing for Industrial, said many safety factors could affect mining site productivity, including:
Less food for thought in food safety gloves selection
ANSELL is simplifying its food industry safety gloves selection, making it easier for you to get the right fit for safety, comfort and ease of use. You meal ticket to work safety goes by the name of VersaTouch™ - Ansell’s high-performance safety gloves for the food services, food processing and agriculture industries.
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.
WTCC: More Muller and Huff and puff as Chevrolet struts stuff
CHEVROLET drivers Yvan Muller and Rob Huff shared victories in a two-race triumph at the recent Ansell-sponsored FIA World Touring Car Championship event in Brazil. In the first race at Curitiba, Muller, the Frenchman with the German name, led home Switzerland’s Alain Menu, also in a Chevrolet, and their teammate Huff.
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.
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.
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.
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.