The global disposable gloves market is experiencing explosive growth. Today’s overwhelming demand for personal protective equipment is expected to continue unabated as glove manufacturers in Southeast Asia struggle to keep up with orders.
Health-related fears driven by the novel coronavirus are of course a major factor in the industry’s current economic boom. But beyond that, the use of disposable gloves, especially in the industrial safety sector, has been steadily on the rise.
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Those who work in food service know how important maintaining proper hygiene is to the health of their customers, employees—and their business itself.
From cafeterias to hot dog carts, sandwich joints to fine-dining establishments, the number one priority for employees—other than keeping customers happy—is to keep them healthy by preventing the spread of foodborne illness.
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Let’s face it: Working on cars (and trucks) is not kind to technicians’ hands.
As recently as a decade ago, techs routinely exposed their most valuable commodity to cuts, bruises, burns, and dangerous chemicals on a daily basis.
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Steve Godziszewski, an auto-body repair veteran of four decades, tells Automotive News how he never wore disposable gloves—until one day he caught his left hand on a battery cable and tore off a fingernail. He bandaged it and went back to work, but soon it was infected and doctors eventually had to remove part of his finger.
Now, he says, he sees younger techs wearing gloves full time.
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Everyone loves a good personality quiz. You know what type of car matches your personality and which Harry Potter house you belong to; but do you know what type of disposable glove you are? There are many variations of gloves out there and certain gloves are used for specific jobs. Each one is unique, just like you.
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Randy Bigness worked as an auto mechanic for years without much concern for his health. He was frequently fatigued, but he figured most mechanics got tired from working hard. Getting sick often also seemed like a common consequence of the profession he was in. It wasn’t until he started to develop more severe infections and his body started refusing antibiotics for treatment that he thought something else might be wrong.
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We host our annual #NotWithoutGloves social media contest for several reasons: to have a bit of fun with our followers and to highlight the need for disposable glove use. While many contest submissions focus on dirty jobs and rank substances no one chooses to touch without gloves, there are more dangerous substances that require disposable gloves – chemicals. Workers in the dry cleaning industry need to be particularly careful as they come into frequent contact with a harsh chemical called perchloroethylene.
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Exam-grade gloves, often referred to as medical gloves, were originally designed for non-surgical medical procedures. They differ from industrial-grade gloves due to one factor: rigorous factory-level testing. This testing is based on acceptable quality limits (AQL) set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. An AQL limit sets a standard for how many gloves within a batch can fail testing. A low AQL (meaning a small number of defective gloves) for exam-grade gloves is necessary to ensure the glove is of a high enough quality that it can provide the proper barrier protection against extreme risks.
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It has been more than a week since Sara went back to work at her small nail salon in North Seattle. After experiencing her fourth miscarriage, she took the time off to grieve. The other technicians she works with are sympathetic upon her arrival; Ms. Otavalo at the front desk lost her would-be third child last spring. Monica is mother to a three-year-old son who is developmentally behind in every way. These are not isolated incidents: nail technicians in every state have been speaking up about their failing health and how it is affecting their families.
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While crafting the perfect manicure or giving a relaxing foot massage, nail technicians need barrier protection to guard themselves against harsh chemicals and blood borne pathogens. When making purchasing decisions, salon owners are not only looking out for the safety of their employees, but they are also liable to regulations from the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA).
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