Choosing gloves: Simple right?
23 January 2013
It seems simple, everyone has an opinion yet lots of decisions are made on emotive and emotional preferences when it comes to choosing gloves. So why is it so difficult? Similar manufacturing facilities and processes ar
So why are safety officers specifying so many different types and frequently providing the wrong product to the workforce to get the job done? Gloves are unique in PPE as they are the membrane between the worker and the jobs they do so it is essential to match comfort with safety and ergonomics. But the number of gloves on offer in the UK totals many thousands so it can be difficult to find the most suitable glove for a job. The technically correct, yet commonly incomprehensible, language used to describe many products can make this task even harder.
In response to this ATG has been conducting extensive studies over recent years to understand your fundamental needs. The results of this study have enabled ATG to develop and launch a focused range of products called the proRange which includes three brands and 10 products which it says cover 90% of the work done by those in the metal fabrication, assembly, petrochemical or off-shore business.
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