OSHA has extensive workplace regulations on the correct hand protection requirements detailed in CFR 1910.138
"Employers shall select and require employees to use appropriate hand protection when employees' hands are exposed to hazards such as those from skin absorption of harmful substances; severe cuts or lacerations; severe abrasions; punctures; chemical burns; thermal burns; and harmful temperature extremes. "
This All Safety Products newsletter discusses various choices for employees and employers where safety gloves are required. All Safety Products is able to provide a full range of hand protection solutions and gloves to ensure the safety of the user.
Choices for safety gloves and hand protection
When reviewing hand protection consider depending on the environment, liquids or materials the user must handle and tasks to be performed, the following selection process and criteria will help you select the right safety glove:
o Are chemicals present? In what state - solid, liquid, or gas - are the materials?
o Do you need protection from hot or cold? How high-low is the temperature?
o Do I need cut or puncture protection?
o What size glove do I need?
o What protection do you need for the wrist?
o Do you need an abrasion resistant glove?
Buy the right safety glove and hand protection equipment!
Be aware of imitations or no name brands. Look for specific applications for your personal protection equipment. Make sure the safety gloves fit your hand well by using correct sizing charts.
A full range of safety gloves is listed at
Chemical Resistant Gloves
Cleanroom and Sterile Gloves
Cotton Canvas Gloves
Cut Resistant Gloves
Extended Service Safety Gloves
High temperature safety Gloves
Kevlar and Cotton Blend Gloves
Knit String Gloves
Leather Palm Work Gloves
Material Handling Tool Gloves
Natural Rubber Coated Gloves
Terry Cloth Gloves
Vinyl and Poly Gloves
Additional OSHA or NIOSH Health & Safety Resources for hand protection
More detailed safety glove and hand protection information on OSHA compliancy can be found at www.osha.gov and www.cdc.gov/NIOSH/.
To order or RFQ any of the safety glove and hand protection products, please see detailed specifications, pricing and ordering information, www.allsafetyproducts.biz . All safety glove and hand protection products carry a one year 100% manufacturer's warranty for any manufacturer defects in the workmanship of the products.
About All Safety Products Inc
All Safety Products Inc distributes a full range of safety products and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Industry & Government. Many of the Safety products are OSHA and FDA compliant or NSF certified (when appropriate) and include: clothing, footwear, hand protection, monitors, respiratory protection, eye wash stations, hand wash stations, personal ventilation equipment, eye protection, portable sinks, plant maintenance equipment, fall protection, first aid, face & head protection, hearing protection, safety videos & training materials.
Qualified clients and customers can take advantage of GSA contract pricing and view GSA selected portable sinks at portahandwash.com/gsacontractinformation. There is a complete portable sink product line available at www.portahandwash.com.
For more information contact All Safety Products Inc Tel (877) 208-3109 Fax 562-630-3800
visit www.allsafetyproducts.biz or email email@example.com contact Craig Gunderson.