Our hands, the most important tool in everyday production, are exposed to a wide range of dangers such as pinching, bumping, cutting, burning, or chilling. That's why it's crucial to provide effective hand protection, including protective gloves, hand protection PPE, hand safety equipment, and hand protection gloves. These gloves not only shield hands from hazards but also prioritize comfort to support daily work.
At DENIOS CA, we offer a comprehensive range of hand protection products, including protective gloves, butyl gloves, and PPE for hand protection. Our gloves are designed to meet the highest safety standards and are supplied by renowned brands such as Honeywell, Ansell, Showa, Radians, and Mechanix Wear.
Selecting the correct gloves for hand protection is essential to ensure the safety of workers. It is the employer's responsibility to evaluate the working conditions, identify the risks, and provide suitable hand protection, including protective gloves, hand protection PPE, and hand safety equipment. Depending on the specific task and hazard, different types of gloves are required.
Gloves come in various styles to address the diverse risks our hands may face. Some gloves are designed to provide protection against heat and cold, while others are ideal for safeguarding against abrasions and cuts. There are specialized gloves for handling chemicals or dealing with electrical hazards.
Tips for choosing the correct glove
Here are some tips for choosing the right gloves for hand protection:
Prioritize quality: Investing in high-quality hand protection gloves can save you money in the long run. Cheaper gloves may need frequent replacements, whereas better quality gloves can offer durability and prolonged use.
Evaluate needs: Consider the specific requirements of your work activities when selecting gloves. Assess the hazards present and choose hand protection gloves that provide appropriate protection.
Research and compare: Take the time to explore different types of hand protection gloves available, including cut-resistant gloves, chemical-resistant gloves, and heat-resistant gloves. Understand the features, ratings, and certifications to determine which gloves best meet your hand protection needs.
Chemical compatibility: When working with hazardous substances, pay attention to glove selection based on compatibility with specific chemicals. Manufacturers provide permeation charts to guide you in choosing the right gloves for chemical handling.
SUITABLE PROTECTIVE GLOVES CATEGORIES
Protective gloves for the commercial sector are categorized into three levels of personal protective equipment (PPE), based on the potential risks and required protection:
Category I: Designed for minimal risks with low protection requirements.
Category II: Suitable for medium risks, encompassing PPE not assigned to categories I and III. Examples include gloves for protection against mechanical hazards.
Category III: Complex PPE intended for high risks that may cause fatal hazards or serious, irreversible damage to health. This category covers gloves used for temporary protection against radiation or chemical damage.
Additionally, special glove categories such as DIN EN 659, DIN EN 407, DIN EN 511, etc., provide coordinated protection for specific requirements, including cold protection or firefighting gloves.