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Document ID (ISN)105804
CIS number 06-1458
ISSN - Serial title 1287-7778 - PrÚvention BTP
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Richard A.M.
Title Gloves - A wider range for better comfort
Original title Gants - Une gamme Úlargie au service du confort [in French]
Bibliographic information Apr. 2006, No.84, p.28-29. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract It is estimated that 25% of occupational accidents involve the hands. Wearing suitable gloves would significantly lower this hazard. This article describes the various types of gloves used in the building and construction sector. Topics addressed: choosing glove material (leather or synthetic materials such as natural rubber, neoprene, nitrile rubber or PVC); quality marking, pictogrammes and standards; care of gloves.
Descriptors (primary) construction industry; protective gloves
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; marking; selection of equipment; materials for personal protection
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
Hand and arm protection