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Unexpected Uses for Disposable Gloves: Fishing

Who would have thought that disposable gloves could be an excellent holiday gift! According to The Vancouver Columbian, nitrile gloves are a perfect holiday gift for individuals who enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing. Many anglers like to wear gloves when they are on the water, and the holiday season is the perfect time to promote

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All About Powdered Gloves

If disposable glove wearers need a product that is easier to slip on their hands, powdered products are the solution. There are powdered latex, nitrile and vinyl gloves available. The history of powdered gloves According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, researchers began searching for a way to facilitate easier glove donning in surgical

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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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Know Your Glove Materials: Part IV Poly

Polyethylene is the most affordable glove material and is used in the food service industry. Food service workers need a glove with enough durability for short-duration tasks, and poly gloves are the right choice. What is polyethylene? Like polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyethylene was first created by accident. German chemist Hans von Pechmann made the first polyethylene

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The Right Gloves for the Job: Part V Agricultural

In the agricultural industry, workers are involved in a number of tasks where gloves serve as a protective barrier. These duties include working with livestock, handling chemicals such a herbicides and disinfectants and dealing with contaminated soil. With regard to herbicides and insecticides, there are hundreds of varieties that are used in agriculture, each with

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Glove Up to Prevent Spread of Equine Coronavirus

Due to an increasing number of cases of equine coronavirus (ECoV) in adult horses, horse handlers have been advised to wear disposable gloves and take other precautions to keep the disease from spreading, according to equine health publication The Horse. The virus is more common in foals, but data from Cornell University’s Animal Health Diagnostic Center

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How Ill-Fitting Gloves can Compromise Safety

When employers require their employees to wear disposable gloves, they must ensure the proper glove material and sizes are used. If not, workers may neglect their compliance responsibilities. Don’t let ill-fitting gloves compromise your safety, and find the right sized gloves for your application. Why You Should Use the Proper Sized Gloves This was one finding noted

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Know Your Glove Materials: Part II Latex

When you think of a disposable glove, a latex glove is traditionally what comes to mind. This type of glove has been used in various industries for years for both medical and industrial applications. Let’s take a look into the making and success behind wholesale latex gloves. Many consumers are familiar with exam-grade latex gloves,

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The Right Gloves for the Job: Part III Food Service

The Right Gloves for the Job:  Part III Food Service – The food service industry has many of the same hygiene and contamination concerns of the food processing industry. Food service encompasses anywhere food is served. Sit-down restaurants, food trucks and college campus cafeterias are all part of the food service industry. In these and

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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