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Points of Impact
Sep 26th 2017

Points of Impact

By HexArmor Marketing Team. Falling objects. Heavy tools. Zero-visibility environments. These are all everyday dangers posed to the hands of workers. In fact, hand injuries are among the most frequently occurring incidents in industrial labor. With a vast selection of impact-resistant gloves, it’s hard to know which aspects to look for and what qualities are most important. Before making … read more
Glove Coatings and Grips: What's Best for Your Application?
Sep 14th 2017

Glove Coatings and Grips: What's Best for Your Application?

By HexArmor Marketing Team When choosing a glove, one of the biggest factors is the grip. There’s much to consider – starting with the application. Are you working in an oily, wet, or dry environment? What kinds of hazards are present? What kind of equipment will you be handling? Not having a proper grip on the job can have ramifications on a gloves’ effectiveness and can make or break a wor … read more
Solid Safety Programs Protect Workers and Margins
Nov 22nd 2016

Solid Safety Programs Protect Workers and Margins

There is an epidemic in the construction industry that is costing companies billions of dollars in lost revenue and workers their wellbeing. The good news? It’s largely preventable. Hand injuries resulting from cuts and punctures cost the construction industry $382 million each year. This doesn’t account for any other type of injury, just those two very specific hand injuries. How can you … read more
Simple Steps to Decrease PPE Costs
Oct 12th 2016

Simple Steps to Decrease PPE Costs

While it may seem obvious, one of the easiest things you can do to decrease your PPE cost is to take care of it. Companies who properly launder their safety gloves can often increase lifespan by up to 300%. Laundering removes harmful chemicals, perspiration, and everyday grit and grime that can weaken protective fibers and seams. Think of the grit like sandpaper. Every move you make is creat … read more
Your Skin on Concrete: Irritation, Burns, and Dermatitis
Aug 16th 2016

Your Skin on Concrete: Irritation, Burns, and Dermatitis

Concrete Burn Causes Concrete burns are just that, burns that are caused by skin’s exposure to concrete and other materials that can lead to a chemical reaction. Concrete burns work slowly over hours or days as the concrete hardens. In order for concrete to harden, it has to absorb moisture—cement can draw water away from anything that has moisture—even wet clothing—which only aids in the … read more