Across various industries, disposable gloves are a vital component of product, consumer, and patient safety, and are also worn to protect the wearer from cross-contamination. It’s assumed these new disposable gloves will be intact (not ripped), and free from contamination.
Occupational skin disease (OSD) and injuries to the hand and upper limb (musculoskeletal disorders - MSDS) are hazards for any worker wearing cheap disposable gloves. The hand is the most common site affected by OSD, with protective gloves found to be the most common primary cause.
Do you know why some gloves are cheaper than others? In this article, we highlight the true cost of disposable gloves, and why you need to focus on value when purchasing these products, rather than cost alone.
With the reported cases of food fraud increasing steadily in recent years, supply chain transparency is becoming more and more essential in order to identify the “hot spots” requiring traceability. Read more here.
Have you considered that bacteria, such as Staphylococcus aureus and E.Coli. can grow in unused glove boxes due to a lack of optimal factory hygiene during the glove manufacturing process?