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.
Down to earth on hand protection with AlphaTec safety gloves
“We keep our fleet in top condition with regular maintenance which involves paintwork repair, topping up fuel tanks, hydraulic fluids and brake lines," says TWS Hire general manager Billy Bastian. "Our maintenance staff who handle harmful chemicals or oily parts need to completely protect their skin from damage without compromising their comfort and dexterity.”
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:
Roaring for the Hungaroring. WTCC brings it on in Budapest
Local WTCC drivers, as in from Hungary, Norbert Michelisz and Gabor Weber, with their Zengo Motorsport BMW 320 TC cars, were among those who took turns with McClaren F1 driver Jenson Button to rev it up on a 4km course.