Gloves & Finger Cots
Gloves and Finger Cots
Harmony has over 16 years supplying disposable and safety gloves to hospitals, research centers, medical offices, and industrial centers. We have product experts standing by to assist you in matching your needs to a glove. OSHA claims cost thousands. Prevent work-related accidents with the proper protection. Over 20% of injuries involve the hands. It isn't just construction workers, nurses in hospitals report injuries related to latex irritation. Half-finger nylon glove liners can be worn under latex to prevent irritation. Harmony carries the best brands: Duraskin, Techniglove, Grabber, Kimberly-Clark and more.
Latex is a natural rubber. Occasionally people find irritation when wearing gloves in highly demanding situations for extended periods of time. It's important to replace disposable gloves often to avoid allergies. Also, using powder-free gloves reduces outbreaks. Nitrile, Vinyl, and Chloroprene (neoprene) are all synthetic latex alternatives. All provide great puncture resistance with thicker gloves providing better protection; Techniglove 8 mil nitrile gloves outperform 4.5 mil.Each glove material has varying chemical resistance; check your chemical hazard to the glove material's resistance chart.
Nitrile beats latex or vinyl gloves on some dimensions, but customers still love pink exam gloves designed for short-term use. The vinyl material is not as tear and abrasion resistance as nitrile, but it gets the job done for quick applications. Why pay more for nitrile if you're just throwing it away after administering. single Covid-19 vaccine? Vinyl is cost effective and ideal for applications that require frequent changes. Polyethylene is a synthetic material that is more cost effective than vinyl. Plastic food service gloves are far less puncture resistant.
Did you know that 20 percent of work-related accidents involve your hands? Match your protection level to your hazard. A consumer kitchen may only need x grip gloves but commercial operations perhaps need an ANSI rating of 5 or higher. Chemical processing facilities, research centers, and chemistry classes can benefit from acid-proof gloves. Coated gloves offer protection from solvents and grease while being strong off to withstand cleaning agents.