The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for excellent hand hygiene, but what's the point of this if your hands are covered with cheap and ineffective gloves which fail to provide necessary protection? Here we discuss essential glove selection and hygiene practices.
Many companies are now considering their environmental impact. How can your disposable glove type affect this?
Despite the food safety, environmental and occupational risks, vinyl remains the most common disposable glove used in food handling. We explain why companies are phasing out the use of PVC (vinyl) gloves and switching to safer, healthier & more cost-effective nitrile gloves.
Pathogens that are known to cause food spoilage have been found on brand new disposable gloves compliant for food handling. Find out how this is possible here.
A study by an infertility centre has scientifically shown the toxicity of disposable gloves can affect in vitro fertilisation (IVF) results. Specifically, toxicity levels in 10 different types of medical gloves were tested, and results revealed high-level toxicity in different 8 types of gloves, affecting different embryonic stages.