Articles in Category: Hand Protection

Discover the RhinoGuard Textile Composite!

Discover the RhinoGuard Textile Composite!

The industrial environment requires increased protection for the workers. From head to toe, each piece of personal protective equipment has been created to ensure the physical integrity and safety of the users. However, how to ensure physical protection and integrity without adversely affecting productivity?

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Lined Work Gloves: Making the Right Decision

Lined Work Gloves: Making the Right Decision

Winter is coming fast. Don’t let the cold take you by surprise! When looking for winter work gloves, it may be difficult to know where to start. It may seem impossible to find good work gloves that can keep your hands warm, and offer sufficient dexterity. Generally, the warmer the glove, the bulkier it is, impeding on dexterity. Therefore, it is essential to decide if you wish to prioritize cold protection or dexterity preservation. According to the heat and dexterity level you need, the style, lining and glove type are all key elements to guide your choice.

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How to protect your hands against arc flash?

How to protect your hands against arc flash?

What’s an arc flash?

An arc flash is an electric explosion that can happen along energized equipment such as an air conditioner, conveyor or even a lightbulb. When electrons move on a conductor back and forth – like on a wire – a small area outside of that conductor is energized. Voltage can push those electrons off the conductive surface and on the atoms in the air. These atoms become ions because they now have an electric charge.

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Coated gloves or leather gloves? The new Kosto gloves are perfect for the summer season

Coated gloves or leather gloves? The new Kosto gloves are perfect for the summer season

There are many different types of gloves available offering protection against a great variety of hazards. Selecting the right pair of gloves must be based on the tasks to be carried out and the potential hand injuries. It is essential that workers use gloves specifically designed for the hazards and the tasks identified in the workplace, as they are designed for a specific function. They may not be used for a different task, even if they seem to provide the appropriate protection.

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Five Tips for Effectively Protecting Your Hands Against the Cold

Five Tips for Effectively Protecting Your Hands Against the Cold

Trades working outside all year long know from experience that their hands are more vulnerable to the cold and its resulting damages. As the skin of the hand is thin with a high concentration of blood vessels, they can get cold very easily, thus losing their mobility, and even turning a simple injury into a real disability.

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