Hand Protection


News & Articles

  • Redefining Comfort: The Key to Understanding Non-Compliance

    If we are going to truly redefine the comfort zone of today's worker, it will require technological advances to gloves along with improved education around safety practices and a far more thoughtful, proactive approach to changing behavior and breaking counterproductive habits.

  • The Real Cost of Sweaty Gloves—It's Not Just About Comfort

    Over time, health risks for workers from uncomfortable single-use gloves can greatly decrease productivity, encourage more frequent workplace safety violations, and increase the risk of significant medical issues.

  • Fire Departments Awarded First OH Environmental Exposure Grants

    Thirty-eight departments are the first in the state to receive funding under BWC's Firefighter Exposure to Environmental Elements Grant Program, which provides $2 million a year to help departments purchase safety gear and equipment designed to protect firefighters from carcinogens and other harmful elements encountered during fires.

  • The Golden Era of Hand Protection

    Just as the medieval knights required task-specific protection, today's worker is more of an industrial athlete requiring gear to enhance performance.

  • Safer Soap: A Look at Harmful Ingredients Found in Hand Cleansers

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up to 40 percent of workers will suffer from occupational dermatitis at some point in their working lives.

  • ANSI/ISEA 105-2016 Regulation Updates

    We're better equipped than ever before to provide hand protection to industrial workers. The biggest challenge is making sure regulations and standards around PPE and hand protection keep pace.


Products

  • Ansell HyFlex® 11-542

  • MCR Safety 9672DT2 Diamond Tech 2


Whitepapers

  • Microflex 93-260: The Thinnest Chemical Resistant Disposable Glove

    Introducing the Microflex 93-260, the new glove that's changing the face of chemical hand protection. With an innovative three layer design, Microflex 93-260 offers the reliable protection workers need when handling chemicals.

  • Providing the Best PPE Is No Guarantee: A Guide to Addressing Human Factors in your PPE Program

    Even the best PPE only works when worn—so how do you get workers to actually wear PPE all the time? PPE compliance is greatly influenced by a person’s state of mind, and being in a rush, frustrated, tired or complacent with hazards affects decisions around PPE compliance in critical moments. This paper addresses how to deal with human factors in your safety program to reduce injuries and improve PPE use among employees.

  • Still trying to... Get The Lead Out

    The most critical steps toward lead hazard abatement are contaminant identification and removal. Researchers from CDC/NIOSH have developed two simple and reliable technologies to achieve these steps easily and without the need for extensive training.


Videos

  • Safety Matters Express -- August Edition

    While staying cool and getting a machine to do the heavy lifting can keep workers happy, it's still a good idea to toss in a few extra perks. Confused? Magid's Safety Matters Express will explain it all. Get useful safety tips from its August 2017 fast and fun video!

  • INTERCEPT™ Cut Resistance Technology In Action

    Explore Ansell's INTERCEPT™ Cut Resistance Technology and learn how millions of workers around the world are now protected with HyFlex® gloves that will keep them comfortable and safe from common industrial cut risks.

  • Overview of Revised ANSI/ISEA 105 Standards

    New cut resistance standards from ANSI (the American National Standards Institute) and ISEA (the International Safety Equipment Association) have recently been published. Ansell created this video to make the standards simpler to understand and easier to adopt.