Our hands are the basic tool for works performed in any industry, both light and heavy. It is our duty to protect them, because they help us to deal with everyday activities.
- Industrial laboratories
- Chemical industry
- Manufacture of cars and other vehicles
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Construction industry
- Paper and packaging industry
- Furniture industry
- Machinery and electrical machinery industry
- Electronics industry
- Other industries
Why are gloves so important?
Hands are the primary route for transmission of contaminants, microorganisms and substances that are harmful to health. An appropriate way of preventing irritation and infections in a heavy industry plant is to comply with relevant hygiene standards and to use appropriate protective gloves. It is also important to remember that gloves cannot replace hand disinfection as they do not always provide an impermeable barrier to chemicals and microorganisms.
Always wear protective gloves.
Select appropriate glove material for the specific task and the type of product you work with.
Choose CE-certified gloves which conform to the Directives 89/656/EEC and 89/686/EEC.
Use thicker gloves when performing operations that are likely to cause mechanical damage to the hands.
If your glove is mechanically damaged during use, be sure to take it off and put on a new one.
Choose the correct glove size and raw material for your hands.
In the medical industry, the raw material used to make the gloves is particularly important, as many procedures require instruments that can mechanically damage the material. There are several types of raw materials used to manufacture gloves: