|Document ID (ISN)||104586|
|Convention or series no.
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften (HVBG)
||Use of protective gloves and gauntlets against laceration and piercing caused by knives
||Benutzung von Stechschutzhandschuhen und ArmschŘtzern [in German]|
||Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburgerstrasse 449, 50939 K÷ln, Germany, Apr. 2003. 28p. Illus.
||http://www.hvbg.de/d/fa-psa/service/pdf/bgr200.pdf [in German]
||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.
||protective gloves; arm guards; hand knives; Germany
||protective clothing; responsibilities of employers; labelling; safety and health training; personal protective equipment; directive; hazard evaluation
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
||Hand and portable tools
Hand and arm protection