Hand injuries are the #1 preventable workplace injury. Wearing the right safety gloves can protect the wearer’s hands against workplace hazards and potentially avoid life-altering injuries. But what does it mean to wear the right safety gloves? Why are some gloves better for specific tasks than others, and why do some have a different quality and feel to them? This is where some basic knowledge on gloves can really come in handy. And why, we’ve created this Glove 101 guide with essential information on safety gloves to help you make an informed decision.
The Glove 101 guide is divided into six key sections. You can read them in order or jump to a topic you want to learn more about. And before you know it, you’ll have a fundamental understanding of all you need to know about safety gloves.