Tag: dermatitis

Protective Gloves Are Critical to Worker Safety in Hurricane Flooded Areas

Posted by Stephanie - September 13, 2011 - Environmental Health and Safety, Latex Gloves, Medical Gloves, OSHA

Now that a hurricane and a tropical storm have completed their runs up the East Coast, the clean up begins. But it’s not as simple as rolling up your sleeves and grabbing a push broom to move out the muck. Flood waters are usually contaminated and present real health and safety concerns. It is imperative […]

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New Glove Materials Make Nitrile Gloves Better

Posted by Stephanie - January 24, 2011 - Accelerator Free Gloves, Nitrile Gloves

Nitrile gloves have come a long way. In the early days, when nitrile gloves were the “new” latex-free option, healthcare professionals did not find them nearly as comfortable as natural rubber latex gloves. And the price for these new medical nitrile gloves was higher than latex. Still, in order to reduce the very real problem […]

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