The National Food Safety Education Month is an awareness campaign that focuses on the importance of food safety and practices in helping to prevent food poisoning. Personal protective equipment (PPE) used in food handling and processing, is often overlooked in food safety and hygiene practices in this industry.
Wearing disposable gloves alone does not necessarily prevent the spread of bacteria and viruses on hands and surfaces. Hand hygiene is necessary, and consideration of the type and quality of glove can help reduce glove associated cross-contamination risks.
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.
Selecting the best protective disposable glove can be daunting. What material? What’s the difference between all of the gloves out there? It needs to provide the highest level of safety to protect your customers, your product and your brand. Read our guide to help you select the right glove for the job at hand.
In any health-care or food setting, effective hand hygiene together with disposable glove use, is the most important activity for preventing the spread of infection, contamination or to prevent the transfer of pathogens to contact surface areas. Read more here.