Learn About Gloves
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.
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.
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
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.
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.