Hand Protection - Knowledge Center

Welcome to the Hand Protection Knowledge Center. Keeping our hands safe should be a no-brainer, but we often put our digits at risk when it’s as simple as wearing the proper hand protection to ensure we’re safe on the job site. When worn, hand protection guards our hands from exposure to hazardous conditions, like sharp edges, pinch points, rotary machinery, hot objects, electricity, splinters, and hazardous chemicals. When not protected, our hands are extremely vulnerable to these hazards and the injuries sustained may last a lifetime. Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) should be your team's first priority and a standard safety routine, but are you and your employees using the right hand protection for high risk work conditions?

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Topics discussed in this webinar include: 1. Managing Risk, Worker Acceptance, and Protection Spend 2. Learn how Radians Assessment & Wear Test Tools help manage the noise from opinions to make objective decisions that produce results

Cut resistant gloves are an integral piece of personal protective equipment (PPE) for many jobs. They are truly the last line of defense between an identified hazard and the end-user. Selecting a glove with the correct cut protection by (more...)

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Welding work

Welding presents various hazards, many of which specifically put the welder's hands at risk. According to guidelines from both OSHA and ANSI, gloves used for any type of...

What is dorsal hand impact resistance (IR) protection?

Hand protection is high on the list for important PPE, especially since we use our hands so frequently and it's difficult to perform almost any work task without them...

Why do some parts of my cut-resistant gloves offer no cut resistance?

That's a great question, and the answer is a bit complex because all cut resistant gloves are basically cut resistant in their entirety, with very few exceptions. And...