Hand injuries account for more than 23% of reported workplace injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The facts are 70% of these workplace accident victims were not wearing hand gloves. The other 30% were not wearing the proper gloves to fit the specific application.To get more news about anti-cut gloves, you can visit boegger.net official website.
Although hand injuries are usually not fatal, their cost in terms of treatment and lost man-hours are high and more importantly, can be prevented. According to the OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), in the US, an injured worker could spend an average of 14 days away from work.
According to the BLS, there were over 143,000 accidents in 2015. Most of these cases would not have occurred if these workers just wore the proper, cut-resistant gloves in their workplaces. That is why you, as an employee or an employer, must continually raise the bar for yourself on what it means to value safety. Thanks to OSHA’s regulations, this is no longer an issue of choice.
In this blog post, we will discuss what are cut resistant gloves, the ANSI cut rating guide, and the product line-up LGS has to offer to meet these demands.
What Are Cut Resistant Gloves
Cut resistant gloves are a special type of gloves that is engineered to protect a worker from direct contact with sharp edges such as glass, metal, and other applications. The level of cut resistance can be improved by high performance materials like Kevlar® or composite yarns made with combinations of stainless steel, fiberglass, synthetic and high-performance yarns.