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The History of Disposable Gloves

Disposable gloves had bright beginnings and were developed to address a longstanding need for cleaner practices and barrier protection. By understanding this history, your sales teams will be able to more fully express how essential gloves are to many industries. Here is an overview of how disposable gloves came to be a necessity for many

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Beyond Medical Exam Gloves

Did you know workers in the medical and dental industries use an average of 15 pairs of disposable gloves each day which is 3,960 pairs each year? While this number may appear high, it is not that different – or even the highest usage – compared to glove usage in other industries. When people think

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EMS Workers Must Follow Proper Glove Procedures

Emergency medical services (EMS) workers go through a lot of training regarding safety when donning and doffing barrier clothing such as disposable gloves, according to the Journal of Emergency Medical Services. However, these workers must remember to change their exam grade gloves at appropriate times during a call so they do not contaminate clean surfaces.

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Latex Allergies: Importance of Latex-Free Gloves

As a growing number products are made from latex, latex allergies have become more prevalent, according to the Medscape. Consequently, many industries where latex products like disposable gloves are common, such as the health care industry, have made it their mission to create latex-free environments. Fayne Frey, a dermatologist from West Nyack, New York, told the Tribune she does not