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Medsafe Industrial Safety Blog

ANSI/ISEA 138 - A New Standard for Impact Protection

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 12, 2019 9:05:00 AM
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, hand injuries are the second most common form of injury sustained in the workplace. And in a recent US Department of Labor study of all injures reported, injuries to fingers and hands accounted for more than 23% - making them the highest in preventable injuries. In terms of ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection, PPE, Safety is Easy, ANSI 138, Back of Hand, ISEA 138, Impact Protection

The Unsung Heroes of Hand Protection for Glove Wearers

Posted by Medsafe on Apr 6, 2017 7:25:00 AM
Working in an industrial area where you have to wear gloves presents an issue. While you have to protect your hands from damage, you still need products that make them feel good. A glove that provides moisture and is an anti-allergen, anti-irritant and antiperspirant allows your hands to have the best defense against ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection

Product Feature: Deb Stoko - Stokoderm Grip PURE [Video]

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 30, 2017 7:30:00 AM
Deb Stoko - Stokoderm Grip PURE. Stokoderm Grip PURE, a universal skin defense cream that improves grip. With a protection rating of 2, this cream, containing Eucoriol improves grip in damp environments by contracting and toughening the upper layer of the skin, helping to reduce swelling and softening when working in ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection

Product Feature: Ansell HyFlex 11-800 [Video]

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 6, 2017 7:30:00 AM
Ansell - Hyflex 11-800 Glove.  The Ansell HyFlex 11-800 with ZONZ Comfort Fit Technology is the original nitrile foam glove. With Ansell's innovative ZONZ Comfort Fit Technology the HyFlex 11-800's varying stitch design is placed around high stress areas to tailor glove fit and enhance hand movement for higher ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection

Understanding Palm Coating

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 6, 2017 7:30:00 AM
When it comes to protecting your hands in the workplace, you have a variety of options with palm coating. Here is a comprehensive guide to understanding palm coating on gloves, so you have an idea of which is best for you. Each of these materials have different benefits with very few drawbacks, but depending on what ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection

Cut Protection 101: Understanding the Basics

Posted by Medsafe on Feb 20, 2017 7:30:00 AM
So, you’ve got yourself some cut-resistant gloves. Good for you. That’s worth something if you’re looking to live the #SafetyLife, right? But the term “cut-resistant” is kind of vague. Exactly how much resistance is it referring to? Do they resist every kind of cut hazard? These are important questions. In order for ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection, Facility Safety

Product Feature: Ansell HyFlex 11-644 [Video]

Posted by Medsafe on Feb 20, 2017 5:30:00 AM
Ansell - Hyflex 11-644 Glove with polyurethane Palm The Ansell HyFlex® 11-644 glove features Ansell Cut Protection Technology™ with Ergonomic Design that combines a proprietary blend of high performance polyethylene yarn with a polyurethane palm coating. It molds naturally to the hand--preventing fatigue and is soft ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection

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