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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

The Right Janitorial Gloves for the Job: Part IV JanSan

The Right Janitorial Gloves for the Job: Part IV JanSan

Workers in the janitorial and sanitation industry need the protection of disposable gloves to guard against various health and safety risks.  The primary hazard these employees encounter is the very chemicals they use to clean. According to the Hawaii Department of Health, six out of every 100 professional janitors suffer chemical-related injuries, which include burns to the skin.

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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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The Right Gloves for the Job: Part II Food Processing

Workers in the food processing industry should be required to wear appropriate disposable food processing gloves to protect consumers who eat the foods they handle. Why You Need the Right Food Processing Gloves Workers come in contact with a variety of foods, which can carry bacteria that can cause foodborne illnesses such as listeria and salmonella. There

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Growth for Global Disposable Glove Industry

A recent report by Allied Market Research has projected the global disposable glove industry is on track for large-scale growth through 2020. Let’s take a look at the forecasted future for wholesale disposable gloves. The report forecasted the disposable glove industry will have a 6.2 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2014 and 2020. The Allied

The Right Gloves for the Job: Part I Automotive

The Right Gloves for the Job: Part I Automotive

Workers in the automotive industry tend to be seen as hardworking technicians who are covered in oil and grease. In many cases, these substances can present a safety hazard, be hard to wash off skin or even stain light-colored interior.  Here is The Right Gloves for the Job: Part I Automotive – Transmission fluids, such as

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Best Practices for Donning a Glove

When individuals put on a glove, they may not give any thought to how they go about this process, but there are specific steps wearers must take to ensure their gloves fit properly. The key concern is creating a barrier between wearers’ skin and contaminants, pathogens or other hazardous materials. Nurses, for instance, need a