Hand protection gloves and sleeves can help to maximise safety, as well as ensuring you comply with international and European safety laws including EN420 (the general requirements for gloves). Find our full range of protective gloves and sleeves for a wide range of purposes below.
Specialist gloves can offer protection against many harmful substances and hazards, as well as ensuring that employers are compliant with legal requirements.
Across many industries and operations, workers are required to use their hands and this involves a level of potential risk which should always be considered by employers prior to any task being undertaken.
There are many factors an employer should consider when purchasing hand protection, with the main ones being:
Once you are clear on your specific requirements, take a look at our range of protective gloves to find exactly what suits your needs.
Protec Direct offers a wide range of hand and sleeve protection, providing the highest level of safety and security. In addition, all Protec Direct minimal risk work gloves conform to EN 420 (General Requirements for Gloves) and are CE marked, for your peace of mind.
A wide range of gloves are available, including:
Whatever work you’re carrying out, you can be sure that Protec Direct have protective gloves to meet your needs. Typical applications for our gloves include medical, building, construction and trade-specific requirements.
There are many hazards that require the use of specialist hand protection. These include:
If you work in an industry which exposes workers to the above hazards, or other dangers, it’s vital to make sure they are properly protected with the correct hand protection. It is important to note, however, that no glove material will protect against all substances, and gloves will often require replacement in line with manufacturer recommendations.
When it comes to hand protection, the legislation and standards you need to be aware of are as follows:
In industries where PPE is required to facilitate normal working, or where employees may be at risk to their health and safety, employers are responsible for:
Take a look at the wide range of Hand Protection on offer below, to make sure you’re meeting the safety standards required.
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