A guide to EN Standards for gloves

Wednesday, 22 August, 2012


Hand injuries are the main contributor to overall injuries sustained by workers in Australia. Knowing the glove safety standards is vital to avoiding hand injuries and improving workplace safety. While the majority of the Australian/New Zealand occupational glove standards are identical to the European standards, there are instances where the European standard has been revised, but the Australian/New Zealand standard has not been changed. This white paper provides detailed insights on different risk categories and EN and AS/ NZS standards for protective gloves.


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