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Understanding the New ANSI/ISEA 105 (2016) Hand and Arm Protection Cut Level Classification
Sep 2nd 2016

Understanding the New ANSI/ISEA 105 (2016) Hand and Arm Protection Cut Level Classification

In recent years, rapid technology advancement allowed manufacturers to create more sophisticated yarns that improved glove performance significantly. Cut-resistant gloves and sleeves are designed to protect hands and arms from direct contact with sharp objects made of metal, ceramic, or glass. Cut level protection is ensured by a combination of the material’s composition and thickness. The … read more
Innovative Kevlar Gloves Have Touch Screen Capability
Mar 15th 2016

Innovative Kevlar Gloves Have Touch Screen Capability

Factory workers, light industry, glass cutting and operations, metal stamping and sheet metal workers run the risk of slices and cuts to their hands. So do extreme snowboarders apparently since DuPont™, who manufactures the space-age Kevlar® yarn, chose to introduce the MCR 9178NFO gloves last year at the Winter X Games in high-fashion and high-safety orange. These MCR Safety glo … read more
Apr 22nd 2013

Waste Collection Workers High Risk of Injury

Waste collection has always been a more injury-prone occupation than most. In both fatal and non-fatal accident categories, refuse collectors are at high risk. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics shows many of the fatal accidents being caused by transportation - either passing cars, other work vehicles, or their own refuse trucks. Slips, falls, and trips also occur with regularity, along with cut … read more