Possible dangers for hands and arms include skin absorption of harmful substances, chemical or thermal burns, electrical hazards, bruises, abrasions, cuts, punctures and fractures. The main personal protective equipment in hand protection are gloves and finger protectors.
Today, there are many types of gloves to protect workers against many different dangers. The choice of gloves is therefore influenced by the type of activity undertaken and the type of hazard. The fact that there are so many potential occupational hand injuries complicates the right choice of gloves. In general, gloves fall into four categories:
In addition to glove material, there are other factors to consider when choosing the appropriate glove. For example, the level of dexterity required to perform a particular study should be taken into account with respect to the recommended glove material for maximum chemical resistance. In some cases, bulky gloves become more dangerous, especially when working with sensitive materials where fine dexterity is very important. Besides dexterity, glove thickness, glove length and glove size are important factors.
The main hand protection equipment tests carried out by our organization include:
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