Hand Protection http://ehstoday.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en Grainger Experts List Top 10 Safety Questions for 2016 [Photo Gallery] http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/grainger-experts-list-top-10-safety-questions-2016-photo-gallery <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>For links to additional information included in the &ldquo;Top 10 Asked Safety Questions for 2016,&rdquo; visit <a href="https://safety.grainger.com/your-top-10-safety-questions" target="_blank">https://safety.grainger.com/your-top-10-safety-questions</a>.</p> <p>Grainger&rsquo;s team of safety specialists helps customers solve safety challenges, offers cost-saving solutions and recommends program standardization strategies. They hold degrees and professional certifications from accredited institutions in safety, industrial technology, chemistry and related fields.</p> </div> http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/grainger-experts-list-top-10-safety-questions-2016-photo-gallery#comments Fall Protection Hand Protection PPE Respirators Safety Galleries Wed, 14 Dec 2016 15:27:00 +0000 51811 at http://ehstoday.com <p>Grainger fielded 120,000 customer questions about safety in 2016. Here is the Top 10 list.</p> The Importance of Total Safety: Building the ABCs of PPE http://ehstoday.com/eye-face-head/importance-total-safety-building-abcs-ppe <div class="field-byline"> By Raymond Mann, Derek Baker and Paul Maturen </div> <div class="field-deck"> While protecting employees is paramount to occupational safety and health professionals, the layered look isn't "in" when it comes to personal protective equipment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>To protect workers, occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals must follow current regulations and safety standards, evaluate and address all job site hazards, consider the personal protective equipment for the entire crew, provide training and monitor and maintain their safety plans and programs. It&#39;s a daunting job with high stakes.</p></div> <p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/eye-face-head/importance-total-safety-building-abcs-ppe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/eye-face-head/importance-total-safety-building-abcs-ppe#comments Eye, Face & Head Fall Protection Hand Protection Thu, 06 Oct 2016 17:49:00 +0000 50571 at http://ehstoday.com 3M Do You Know the Three E's of Hand Protection Management? http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/do-you-know-three-es-hand-protection-management <div class="field-byline"> By Sean Barbeau, QSSP </div> <div class="field-deck"> Bing! My email chimes as I receive an Outlook reminder. Usually, they alert me to upcoming conference calls or a task to be completed. This particular message reads, "OSHA Violations." </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>At 9 a.m. on the first Monday of each month, I receive a recurring reminder to check the OSHA Enforcement web page for violations. It is a sobering exercise I started years ago that displays a list of OSHA-cited companies and details their penalties and fines. The list is not just isolated to small- and mid-size businesses; it is littered with Fortune 500 companies and the gruesome misfortunes that occur to their employees.</p></div> <p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/do-you-know-three-es-hand-protection-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/do-you-know-three-es-hand-protection-management#comments Hand Protection Safety Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:29:00 +0000 49901 at http://ehstoday.com Sandy Says: The Right Tools for the Right Job http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/sandy-says-right-tools-right-job <div class="field-deck"> Even people who should know better are not immune to making bad safety choices when it comes to hand protection. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A couple of years ago at an event for the hand safety campaign Zero Excuses, David Lynn, a former OSHA compliance officer and corporate EHS manager, explained that the elements for building a workplace hand safety program include trend analysis, hazard assessment, training, communication, planning, compliance and follow-through.</p></div> <p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/sandy-says-right-tools-right-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/sandy-says-right-tools-right-job#comments Hand Protection Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:43:00 +0000 48711 at http://ehstoday.com Safety Supply Checklist for Cleaning Professionals http://ehstoday.com/safety/safety-supply-checklist-cleaning-professionals <div class="field-deck"> Don’t ignore your cleaning staff when considering worker safety and personal protective equipment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Safety continues to be a major concern in professional cleaning. Invariably, cleaning workers focus on cleaning chemicals, equipment and tools to perform their tasks, but safety equipment often takes a backseat.</p> <p>&ldquo;Cleaning workers suffer more injuries than many other workers in private industry,&rdquo; says Vicky Adams, category manager for safety, gloves and foodservice products for Impact Products. &ldquo;Studies going back to 2007 find that full-time custodians are injured on the job sometimes as much as two times that of other workers in private industry.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/safety/safety-supply-checklist-cleaning-professionals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/safety/safety-supply-checklist-cleaning-professionals#comments Eye, Face & Head Foot Protection Hand Protection Protective Clothing Safety Training News Thu, 26 May 2016 15:52:00 +0000 48021 at http://ehstoday.com New Cut Resistance Standards http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/new-cut-resistance-standards <div class="node-body article-body">Take the New Cut Resistance Standards Pop Quiz and enter for a chance to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards</div> <p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/new-cut-resistance-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/new-cut-resistance-standards#comments Sponsored Quiz Hand Protection Mon, 09 May 2016 13:13:00 +0000 47751 at http://ehstoday.com FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Gloves http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/fda-proposes-ban-powdered-gloves <div class="field-deck"> The ban essentially would remove powdered medical gloves from the marketplace. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing a ban on most powdered gloves used in the country.</p></div> <p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/fda-proposes-ban-powdered-gloves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/fda-proposes-ban-powdered-gloves#comments Hand Protection News Fri, 25 Mar 2016 19:30:00 +0000 46401 at http://ehstoday.com Thinkstock Hand and Finger Injury Risks in Oil and Gas Industry http://ehstoday.com/hand-risks <div class="field-byline"> By Shahram Vatanparast </div> <div class="field-deck"> Jobs in the oil and gas industry are some of the most hazardous in the world. In addition to fire and explosion risks, there are certain risks – such as injuries to hands and fingers – that workers face on a regular basis. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hand and finger injuries consistently trend in the oil and gas industry. Historically, hand and finger injuries make up nearly 50 percent of incidents in the oil and gas industry and at some facilities, that number is closer to 80 percent of all recordable incidents.</p></div> <p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/hand-risks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/hand-risks#comments Hand Protection Mon, 04 Jan 2016 14:26:00 +0000 44611 at http://ehstoday.com Throwing Away Ergonomics: Single-Use Ergonomic Gloves http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/throwing-away-ergonomics-single-use-ergonomic-gloves <div class="field-deck"> Single-use ergonomic gloves are designed to reduce the hand fatigue and strain on workers at risk for ergonomic hand injuries. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Single-use ergonomic gloves are designed to reduce the hand fatigue and strain on workers at risk for ergonomic hand injuries.</div> <p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/throwing-away-ergonomics-single-use-ergonomic-gloves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/throwing-away-ergonomics-single-use-ergonomic-gloves#comments Hand Protection News NSC 2015 Wed, 14 Oct 2015 14:30:00 +0000 43271 at http://ehstoday.com Image: Ansell Overprotection of Employees: The Elephant in the Room http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/overprotection-employees-elephant-room <div class="field-deck"> While the use of personal protective equipment or underprotection of workers remain more of a problem, there's a dirty little secret in safety. It's the problem caused by overprotecting employees. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While the use of personal protective equipment or underprotection of workers remain more of a problem, there's a dirty little secret in safety. It's the problem caused by overprotecting employees. </div> <p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/overprotection-employees-elephant-room" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/hand-protection/overprotection-employees-elephant-room#comments Hand Protection Safety Mon, 14 Sep 2015 19:35:00 +0000 42561 at http://ehstoday.com