Thursday, 20 July 2017
Burns: we're all familiar with them, and we all understand why we need to avoid them. Despite this, they remain one of the most common kitchen injuries, and one that we seem to be unable to cut out of our lives. Whether your kitchen at home is equipped with traditional oven mitts, heat-resistant pads, or you prefer the old-fashioned tea towel method, there has to be a better way. Luckily, there is. Oven gloves with fingers provide you with more dexterity and better control than traditional mitts, providing you with the best protection possible. Read on, and take a loot at some of our favourites.
Thursday, 22 June 2017
Often, a glove that claims to be needlestick resistant may have a poor puncture resistance rating, causing confusion for our customers. How can a glove be expected to stop something as sharp as a hypodermic needle if it fails to hold its own against standard puncture hazards? Read our guide to find out.
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Nobody likes to do it, but when the time comes, we all know household cleaning needs to be done. If you’re going to do it, you may as well do it right, and keep yourself well protected in the process. As the authority on all types of gloves, we at SafetyGloves.co.uk have compiled a list of some of our favourites: tried, tested and trusted to help you get the job done as quickly and safely as possible. These gloves have worked time and time again for us, so we’re sure they’ll be able to do the same for you.
Friday, 17 February 2017
While metal detecting can seem like a harmless hobby, there are a range of very real dangers lurking below the surface (literally). Bacteria, germs and sharp objects can all be found in the same place as buried treasure, so it’s vital that detectorist hands can get protection against these real hazards.
Friday, 13 January 2017
Ejendals has become a byword for quality and reliability in gloves manufacturing. Based in Sweden, they have been a market leader for a number of years in the Nordic region. It's only in recent years that they've expanded into new markets within Europe, including the UK, and so they are somewhat less well known. If you're new to the Ejendals range, the following guide should serve as a helpful introduction.
Thursday, 15 December 2016
Here at Safety Gloves we’ve sold hundreds of Polyco Foundry Heatbeater Gloves to companies across the UK and Europe. Providing protection against thermal hazards up to 500°C, these are some of the best heat resistant gloves available. If you’re wondering if these gloves are a good fit for your business, here's a .
Monday, 7 November 2016
One of the most important functions of any safety glove is to provide protection to the hand, and in occupational environments where hypodermic needles or other sharps may be encountered, safety is absolutely paramount. Needles are sharp cutting instruments which are specifically designed to pierce the skin, so you need reliable, strong protection in order to prevent them from doing so. At Safety Gloves we offer a comprehensive range of Needle-Resistant Gloves for industries such as waste management, healthcare, emergency services, and any other occupation where dangerous needlestick injuries may be a risk. To help you decide on a purchase, we’ve assembled this guide, which profiles some of the very Best Needle-Resistant Gloves we have available.
Thursday, 7 July 2016
If you're working with chemicals, you'll definitely be aware of the importance of having the right safety gloves for the task. Find the right gloves for your needs with our helpful table!
Monday, 25 January 2016
Latex gloves, as the name suggests, are gloves made from latex. They’re most commonly used in hospitals and similar environments, but can also be found in a range of different environments, including garages and food service.
Monday, 25 January 2016
Leather gloves, as the name suggests, are gloves made from leather. They’ve been used for hundreds of years in a range of different environments, and for good reason. Leather has a range of different properties which make them great for a range of different purposes.