|Document ID (ISN)||107470|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0300-3329 - Sicherheitsingenieur
|Convention or series no.
||Materials and their use in hand protection
||Materialen und Ihr Einsatz im Handschutz [in German]|
||2007, No.4, p.32-37. Illus.
||According to the statistics of the Federation of German Professional Associations (HVBG), hand and wrist injuries are the most frequent reportable occupational accidents in the country. The HVBG registered about 772,000 compulsorily reportable industrial accidents for 2005, of which 316,000 (41%) involved the hand or wrist. This article presents the properties of various materials used in protective gloves, together with their advantages and areas of application. Contents: cuts are avoidable; causes and location of injuries; materials providing resistance against cuts; synthetic fibres (polyamides, aramids, highly-oriented polyethylenes).
||occupational accidents; protective gloves; hand and arm protection; wounds; hand
||polyethylene; private OSH institutions; role of employers' organizations; Germany; frequency rates; polyamides; p-aramid; synthetic fibres; fire resistance
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
||Hand and arm protection