Personal protection equipment > Hand protection

Ansell PowerFlex 80-813 flame- and cut-resistant glove

13 May, 2010

Ansell has launched what is claimed to be the first glove to combine high levels of flame resistance, cut protection and comfort. The PowerFlex 80-813 glove is constructed using inherently flame-resistant composite materials designed to provide the highest level of flame resistance as measured by the relevant EN 407 standards.

Is the Australian glove safety standard AS/NZS 2161 right for you?

22 March, 2010 by Damione Wright*

There are several issues to consider in the selection of gloves to provide proper hand protection for workers in real-world situations that are not adequately addressed in the AS/NZS 2161 standard.

Ansell Vantage gloves for cut protection

18 March, 2010

Vantage gloves are suitable for work environments where sharp tools and materials are handled and are said to provide maximum safety, dexterity, durability and comfort.

Ansell AlphaTec refuellers’ gloves

18 March, 2010

AlphaTec gloves are suitable for personnel who are required to refuel aircraft, tanks and other equipment. The gloves meet all Australian Defence Force requirements, including chemical hazard standard EN 374-1:2003 (AS/NZS 2161.10.1:2005).

Ansell Healthcare AlphaTec gloves

14 January, 2010

The AlphaTec gloves combine high levels of grip on wet or lubricated surfaces, while offering chemical protection to give workers the grip and control to perform tasks without risking injury from slipping objects or muscular injury caused by sudden movement to retrieve slipping objects.

Ansell Healthcare Solvex nitrile gloves

14 January, 2010

Solvex nitrile gloves have been developed to protect workers in daily contact with various hazardous substances by reducing their risk of exposure to dangerous chemicals and fluids that can penetrate into the blood through the skin and then be conveyed to the nervous system, brain, liver, kidneys or other vital organs.

Glove for wet or dry conditions

12 November, 2009

The PowerFlex 80-100 glove is designed for day-long comfort for people working in wet or dry conditions across a range of handling and carrying applications.

Needlestick-resistant gloves

21 September, 2009

Lynn River Ltd introduces the HexArmor Sharpsmaster II 9014, the first single-glove solution to combine ISEA/CE Level 5 cut resistance with innovative needle protection.

Needle-stick resistant gloves

07 August, 2009

The HexArmor Sharpsmaster II 9014 gloves combine ISEA/CE Level 5 cut resistance with needle protection into a single glove solution.

Insulating gloves

09 June, 2009

The electrical insulating gloves manufactured by KCL are designed to protect hands from electric arc and, despite being made from rubber, they are claimed not to melt under these adverse conditions.

Materials handling gloves

09 June, 2009

The DeWalt DPG26 gloves are designed for materials handling applications such as packaging and warehouse operations, as well as for using power tools.

Disposable gloves

09 June, 2009

The proFood Safe-Knit disposable nitrile glove is a medium-weight, cut-resistant glove made with Dyneema yarn.

Glove holders

09 June, 2009

The Glove Guard and Utility Guard are now available in a ‘metal detectable’ version for use in the food industry to safely keep gloves close at hand.

Textured gloves

01 January, 2009

The DeWalt DPG70 gripper gloves are textured and rubber coated to provide the wearer with adequate grip in both wet and dry conditions.

Anti-vibration glove

01 January, 2009

The 49801 ‘Premium’ 100% cowhide gloves offer protection from electric, pneumatic, gas and hydraulic power tool vibration.

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