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Document ID (ISN)110372
CIS number 09-1269
ISSN - Serial title 0029-7909 - Occupational Hazards
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Shutt D.
Title Protecting the hands of working women
Bibliographic information Oct. 2009, Vol.2, No.10, p.29, 32. Illus.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) protective gloves; supply of personal protective equipment; women
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; health care personnel; USA
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Hand and arm protection