|Document ID (ISN)||110372|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0029-7909 - Occupational Hazards
|Convention or series no.
||Protecting the hands of working women
||Oct. 2009, Vol.2, No.10, p.29, 32. Illus.
||http://ehstoday.com/ppe/news/protecting-hands-working-women-1235/ [in English]
||There are over 70 million working women in the United States. In health care, women make up 80% of the work force. Manufacturers of personal protective equipment therefore need to offer suitable designs and sizes to keep women injury-free and productive. This article discusses the specific needs of women with respect to protective gloves, together with the efforts of glove suppliers to accommodate these needs.
||protective gloves; supply of personal protective equipment; women
||description of equipment; health care personnel; USA
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Hand and arm protection