Personal protection equipment > Hand protection

Taeki5 79# Cold Series cold-resistant protective glove

26 November, 2013

The Taeki5 79# Cold Series high cut protective glove features an innovative cold-resistance inner lining.

Can we equalise safety in residential construction?

24 October, 2013

We often take them for granted, but our hands are essential to earning a living - particularly if you are among the 9% of Australians working in the construction industry.

Ansell Hyflex 11-818 gloves

27 September, 2013

The Ansell HyFlex 11-818 glove provides lightweight comfort, high abrasion resistance and good durability, which is critical for industries such as automotive assembly.

Incorrect storage of PPE could be a health risk

20 September, 2013

A recent incident in the construction industry has highlighted the importance of correct storage of PPE, after a construction worker was hospitalised due to an infected insect sting.

Sheet metal manufacturer slashes cut injuries

19 September, 2013

Sheet metal manufacturer says equipment trials, communication and the alignment of every task to the appropriate PPE are key to improving safety performance.

A guide to cut protection

16 September, 2013

It's important for health and safety managers to know about the rating systems used to classify hand safety PPE and which organisations are responsible for setting the standards. This knowledge will assist when determining the protective equipment needed for their employees and help reduce the number of workplace injuries.

Mining competition gains the upper glove hand

12 September, 2013

Vehicle extrication, firefighting, first aid, hazchem, confined space, rope rescue and plenty more real-life scenarios will be used to test the skills of the emergency response teams from a range of mining operations across Western Australia as they battle it out to be the overall winner at the third annual Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC).

Taeki5 Chemical series H201PLUS protective gloves

12 September, 2013

The Taeki5 Chemical protective gloves H201 series provide protection in applications such as machining, oil platforms, waste management, extrication work, rescue intervention and a variety of other applications where high protection against cut, snag, heat and hazardous fluids is required.

Taeki5 Food series 55#LF gloves and 50# sleeves

12 September, 2013

The Taeki5 Food Approved gloves and sleeves series provides protection in applications such as food processing, boning and carving, fish filleting, meals preparation and a variety of others food handling application.

Protecting hands in the automotive industry

16 August, 2013

After a terrible injury at its Geelong plant, in which a worker sliced his hand severely, metal manufacturer Backwell IXL overhauled procedures across its entire operation to better protect employees.

Study identifies dermatitis risk for cleaners

15 August, 2013 by Professor Jeroen Douwes

A New Zealand study of occupational dermatitis in cleaners has found rates of eczema among them nearly twice that of people not exposed to cleaning agents.

Glove shows its true colours

14 August, 2013

In the future, employees exposed to risks will only have to put on a glove in order to receive a toxic substance warning. A textile has been developed that identifies poisonous substances and turns blue in the presence of hazardous substances.

National Safety Council of Australia (NSCA) appoints training services partner (AN 0004)

12 August, 2013

The National Safety Council of Australia (NSCA) recently appointed Ansell as its official training services partner to provide students with accurate information and guidance on hand safety PPE.

DEHN + SÖHNE arc protective glove

29 July, 2013

The arc protective glove by DEHN + SÖHNE has a Class 2 protection (7 kA/500 ms). The high wearing comfort of the protective glove is claimed to increase the wearing acceptance and thus the risk of damage to the hands.

Skin deep for workers

17 July, 2013

Terry Houlihan, managing director of workplace products supplier and distributor Pryme Australia, recommends some solutions which may help with occupational contact dermatitis.

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