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Tuesday, 27 November 2018
What Are Oven Gloves?

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
How to Measure Your Hands for Gloves

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
Our Best Washing Up Gloves

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!

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
What is Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)?

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.

Thursday, 26 July 2018
How to Look Cool When Preparing Food

Street food is in, and with it a whole bunch of trendy, young hipsters are taking to food vans, rib shacks, butchers and grills in their bid to be the next hot spot in artisan eateries. Chance is you know somewhere selling the latest in authentic street food and whether you're selling curry down Brick Lane or grilling meat in a festival food truck, you're going to want to look the part, so we've created this guide to show you How to Look Cool When Preparing Food.

Thursday, 5 July 2018
Introducing Bladeshades: Colour Co-ordination for Your Professional Kitchen

Anyone who works with food, whether it be a chef in a professional kitchen, a member of staff in a fast food restaurant, or someone at home cooking for guests, shares a common enemy: food contamination. Thankfully a brand-new, innovative and versatile product from Polyco has hit our shelves, and these gloves promise to make the problem of food contamination a thing of the past: Introducing Bladeshades, level 5 cut-resistant gloves that allow you to prevent cross contamination of food by being provided in four different colours.

Wednesday, 27 June 2018  |  Admin
Best Gloves for Sensitive Skin

Hand protection is not optional – it's a vital part of PPE (personal protective equipment) across a huge range of industries and applications. This makes things hard for those who suffer from sensitive skin, because most work gloves aren't designed to reduce skin irritation, and in some cases, may even be the cause of it. To find out more about the Best Gloves for Sensitive Skin, read our blog!

Wednesday, 20 June 2018  |  Admin
Glove-Related Contact Dermatitis and How to Prevent It

Proper use of safety gloves is vital to work safety across an incredible variety of industries. Unfortunately, there are some cases where wearing safety gloves can also bring negative consequences. Read on to find out more about Glove-Related Contact Dermatitis and How to Prevent It. Here at SafetyGloves.co.uk, we have a range of gloves suitable for dermatitis sufferers.

Friday, 11 May 2018
How to Stay Cool on the Construction Site

Construction work can be tough at the best of times, but under the searing summer sun, time on-site can feel like torture. Luckily, it doesn't have to be this way, as there are plenty of ways to beat the heat while staying productive in the sun. In this article, we'll share the best tips to help you Learn How to Keep Cool On-Site, as well as one new and innovative solution that may be the best of them all!


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