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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, 26 July 2018
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.
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Window cleaners put themselves in contact with all sorts of harsh chemicals on a day-to-day basis, all so that homes and businesses can enjoy an unobstructed, clear view of the world around them. At SafetyGloves.co.uk, we've had our experts hand-pick a selection of the Best Window Cleaning Gloves, taking into consideration feedback from our window-cleaning customers about the gloves that work best for them on the job. These gloves provide all the grip, dexterity and protection needed to save your skin and leave your windows looking crystal clear.
Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Summer is finally in full swing, and while for some that means beaches, parks and swimming, many of us are really looking forward to those long summer afternoons spent over a barbecue. That's where our glove experts at SafetyGloves.co.uk come in, as they've put together a list of Our Best BBQ Gloves to protect you from burns at the grill so you can put all your attention into producing the best flame-cooked meal possible.
Tuesday, 10 July 2018
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. Luckily, the solution is out there, as 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 look at some of our Best Oven Gloves with Fingers.
Monday, 9 July 2018
While proper hand protection is important during all medical procedures, it is absolutely crucial when handling chemotherapy medication, as direct skin contact can have potential mutagenic, carcinogenic and teratogenic effects. At SafetyGloves.co.uk we are aware of the importance of choosing the right chemo gloves, which is why we've put together the following list of suggestions for the Best Chemotherapy Gloves that meet all the necessary requirements to keep your hands safe.
Thursday, 5 July 2018
Working through the winter in cold conditions increases the risk of injury and illness, and may even lead to a major loss in productivity. This ultimately will cost you money, either through unfinished projects, time spent off work or through the loss of a job. Thankfully we have a wide range of gloves that are used specifically for building in cold, wet conditions. To find out Why Choose Thermal Builders Gloves, we created this article to highlight the pros and cons of the range.
Thursday, 5 July 2018
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, 4 July 2018
While most loading and unloading tasks can be done with the help of traditional cut-resistant gloves, using gloves that have been designed specifically for this type of work can make the job even easier. Our range of Loading Gloves includes gloves that are not only highly resistant against mechanical risks, but comfortable as well, doing an amazing job of minimising hand fatigue. To help you pick the pair that would suit you best, we've put together this list of suggestions for what we believe to be the Best Loading Gloves.