Choose the right work gloves for the type of work
Choosing the right work gloves for your job site or business is not as easy as it sounds. There are a few things to consider when making your choice.
Therefore, it is important for employers and employees to understand the potential hazards of not having the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) for the job. We’ve rounded up the three most important tips to help you make your decision.
1. Consider your risk level
Before considering which gloves you need, you must first decide what the gloves will be used for so that you can choose the right level of protection. Ask yourself the following questions.
- What kind of protection are you looking to achieve with your glove of choice?
- cut resistance
- puncture resistance
- crash protection
- Strain protection due to repetitive motion
- protection from burns
- impact damage
- Should the glove be sturdy or lightweight?
- Looking for breathability, durability or great grip? All three maybe?
Once you know the answers to these questions, choosing the right gloves for your business becomes a process of checks and flicks.
2. Find a reputable glove supplier
There are many PPE manufacturers and suppliers trying to sell multi-purpose gloves for different needs. However, it cannot adequately protect the wearer from potential dangers and injuries.
Elliotts has a wide range of gloves specially developed for different purposes, ensuring you get the right glove for the job at hand.
3. Find the right size
Wearing gloves that don’t fit the wearer actually increases the chance of injury. At Elliotts, most of our gloves come in a variety of sizes from his SML to 2XL, so we can make it easier for our employees to choose the right size. This means that workers are much more likely to not only wear their gloves correctly, but also have gloves that protect them from injury.
When choosing the size of gloves your employees wear, make sure it feels natural and doesn’t have extra space between the fingers and around the palm and wrist. Elliotts actually has a size chart. check it out.
Elliotts has designed, created and produced. professional gloves Over 50 years. We are constantly on the lookout for new and better technologies while improving our own products.We also prioritize exceeding Australian and international safety standards. All of our designs are independently tested for efficacy and are internationally certified wherever possible.
If you have any questions or need help finding the right gloves for your job site, please call your local sales manager or call our customer service team. 07 3265 2944You can also send a message – here.
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