Thursday, 29 November 2018
Working with needles demands first rate protection, not just because of the threat from punctures to your skin but also from the infectious and dangerous pathogens, substances and bacteria that they can carry. HexArmor know this and so do the law enforcement, which is why HexArmor use SuperFabric, the only proven needlestick solution. This article explains why HexArmor is valued so highly, showcasing how SuperFabric has helped to place them at the top of the needle-resistant market.
Tuesday, 27 November 2018
Many of us feel that a tea towel or cloth is all that we need to retrieve a hot pan from the oven, but for professional kitchens and cooking enthusiasts, this simply won't cut it. Oven gloves are gloves designed to be used to handle hot items, perfect for people working in the food industry and also for other businesses that utilise ovens. It doesn't end there though, so we'll provide a quick breakdown to truly answer the question: What Are Oven Gloves?
Tuesday, 27 November 2018
When selecting the right gloves for you, your main consideration should be the protection they provide, and how well they're suited to your particular application. It doesn't end there, though, as perhaps the most important thing to do when buying your gloves is to make sure you've selected the right size. While we try to make this as simple as possible here at SafetyGloves.co.uk, we thought we'd provide a quick breakdown to show you How to Measure Your Hands for Gloves.
Friday, 23 November 2018
Are you looking for a pair of long washing up gloves? If so, you've come to the right place. At SafetyGloves.co.uk, we take your safety seriously, which is why we've written a blog about what our Best Washing Up Gloves are!
Tuesday, 6 November 2018
Tattooing is all about skill, fine detail and artistic expression – but before all that comes in to play, the right equipment is needed to get the job done. The best tattoo gloves are essentially medical-grade examination gloves that help to ensure the artist is protected from fluids, but what makes a great pair of tattoo gloves, and what should you be looking for? We've had our experts at SafetyGloves.co.uk provide a short breakdown, along with some suggestions that have served our customers well.
Friday, 2 November 2018
Once the temperatures begin to drop, outside work quickly becomes a lot more challenging than it is in the warmer months. Whether you work in outdoor construction or carpentry, forestry, landscaping, or fishing, you know how important it is to keep your body warm and comfortable throughout the day. If you follow these few basic guidelines that we've prepared, you can keep your body in optimal condition even in freezing weather.
Thursday, 18 October 2018
If you work with concrete breakers, hammer drills, chipping hammers, chainsaws and any other piece of equipment that causes high energy vibration, you're at risk of developing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). Initially known as Vibration White Finger (VWF), the government have estimated that there are up to 288,000 suffers in the UK alone. This article explains the dangers of HAVS, demonstrating who should be concerned, and what steps you can take to prevent it.
Tuesday, 2 October 2018
You may be familiar with the old TraffiSafe System, a simple colour-coordinated cut-resistant measuring system that allowed users to easily identify what colour gloves meet what level cut-resistance. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, and the old standard, EN 388:2003, has been replaced with a new standard, EN 388:2016, meaning that a new TraffiSafe System is required. This short guide explains how the TraffiSafe System has been revised, ensuring that you aren't lost when it comes to cut protection.
Thursday, 27 September 2018
Winter is fast approaching and if you work outdoors, you'll want to start thinking about getting in some new gloves for winter. The cold can leave you unproductive as your hands and fingers can become painful and freeze up. The extreme cold can do much worse, and start to cause frostbite if you're left open to the elements for too long. We have a wide range of gloves that are well suited to extreme cold conditions, so we've created this list of Our Best Gloves for the Extreme Cold.
Thursday, 13 September 2018
Blue disposable gloves are common throughout the healthcare and food professions. Their lighter appearance is ideal for spotting dirt or contamination, while their aesthetic appearance is less threatening than a darker glove which is ideal for a healthcare environment. Ranging from latex to nitrile to vinyl, we have a wide range of blue disposable gloves suitable for a wide range of industries. Taking into account things such durability, flexibility, and appearance, we have collated this list of gloves that we believe are Our Best Blue Disposable Gloves.