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Document ID (ISN)78235
CIS number 02-349
ISBN(s) 3-89701-725-3
Year 2001
Convention or series no. Fb 925
Author(s) Macheleidt M., Windel A., Mehlem P.
Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin
Title Development of a method for testing the resistance of protective gloves to pricks from cannula used in medicine
Original title Entwicklung einer Prüfmethode zur Bestimmung der Stichfestigkeit von Schutzhandschuhen gegenüber medizinischen Kanülen [in German]
Bibliographic information Wirtschaftsverlag NW, Postfach 10 11 10, 27511 Bremerhaven, Germany, 2001. 87p. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract A new method for measuring the resistance of protective gloves to puncturing from cannula or needles used in medicine has been developed. It allows the evaluation of glove piercing resistance under conditions close to those encountered in practice in a reliable manner. This document also presents the contents of a proposed new testing standard.
Descriptors (primary) strength of materials; needle-stick injuries; protective gloves
Descriptors (secondary) draft standard; cutting resistance; description of technique; report; Germany; evaluation of equipment
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Hand and arm protection