The Cutting EdgeWork should never come at a risk to personal safety. I can’t imagine anyone arguing with the point that everyone deserves to go to work and return home unharmed. But despite progressive emphasis on safety, workplace accidents still occur at an alarming rate with the last publication by Safe Work Australia revealing a staggering 134 835 workers’ compensation claims for serious work-related injuries or illnesses per year.
Safety gloves aid productivity in sharp component industries
A safety glove recently released by Ansell has been designed to boost productivity by workers who are required to handle sharp objects or components. The liners in the HyFlex® 11-630 safety gloves have a yarn structure that contains HPPE (Higher Performance Polyethylene), which improves performance as it aids impact strength.
Safety glove laundering
Laundering ppe can impact the bottom line by preventing employees from prematurely disposing of used safety gloves and apparel. Workers often dispose of personal protection products after they become soiled—even though the ppe were worn only once and have plenty of useful life remaining.