If asked, all engineers, and their employers, would probably agree that hand protection is vital. From as far back as prehistoric times, man has recognised the need to protect his hands.
Thankfully we have moved on a bit from using animal skin mittens but have you really considered just how important hand protection is and how damaging it could be if you don’t play by the rules?
Gloves, in all forms, are now used across many industries. In fact, glove wearing is one of the most effective industrial injury prevention programmes; statistically, wearing gloves reduces the risk of injury by 60 per cent. Yet despite the leap forward in terms of innovation with the use of advanced fabrics enabling workers to undertake the most delicate of tasks, a single issue still remains - how do you ensure workers wear the right gloves in the first place and also keep their gloves on?