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Document ID (ISN)104586
CIS number 06-196
Year 2003
Convention or series no. BGR 200
Author(s)
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften (HVBG)
Title Use of protective gloves and gauntlets against laceration and piercing caused by knives
Original title Benutzung von Stechschutzhandschuhen und ArmschŘtzern [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburgerstrasse 449, 50939 K÷ln, Germany, Apr. 2003. 28p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.hvbg.de/d/fa-psa/service/pdf/bgr200.pdf [in German]
Abstract This Directive of the German Mutual Occupational Accident Insurance Association applies to the selection and use of protective gloves and gauntlets against laceration and piercing caused by knives that employers are required to provide to their employees according to the provisions of the law on occupational safety and health. It defines the various types of protection of the upper extremities (short- or long-cuff gloves, gauntlet gloves, thumb protectors), criteria for selecting a suitable type of glove and rules for their use, hygiene, maintenance, repair and storage.
Descriptors (primary) protective gloves; arm guards; hand knives; Germany
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; responsibilities of employers; labelling; safety and health training; personal protective equipment; directive; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Hand and portable tools
Hand and arm protection