Work Gloves

Safety Work gloves give protection to your most important tools- your hands. Hand injury at work is still a major issue, with arm and hand injuries accounting for 41% of non-fatal accidents. Cuts, Puncture and Burns are the most common hand and arm injuries, mainly due to a lack of P.P.E. in the form of hand and arm protection, and to a lack of training, or proper assessment of what safety hand protection is needed. Most safety gloves and arm protection undergo rigorous testing to UK, European or American standards. To help choose the right safety hand or arm protection you can use the information from the following tests and the results achieved. Safety gloves and arm protection are rated CE category - CAT I Simple design for minimal risks, CAT II for Intermediate Risks, CAT III for Irreversible or Mortal risks. All our gloves are tested to EN388:2016 standard - tests for Mechanical Risks: Abrasion, Cut, Tear, Puncture, Cut, Impact. We have a full range of Cut Resistant Safety gloves that are Abrasion resistant and Puncture resistant. Our Heat Resistant gloves are tested to EN407:2004 - tests for Thermal Hazards: Burning behaviour, Contact heat, Convective heat, Radiant heat, Small drops molten, Large quantity molten metal. Our range of Cold work environment gloves. are tested to EN511:2006 - Protective Gloves against Cold: Convective and Contact Cold, resistance to water.  We also stock (EC) 1935/2004. - Food approved gloves and sleeves that won't change the composition or deteriorate foodstuffs, see our range of Foodsafe gloves. Our range of Chemical and Micro-organism protection gloves are tested to EN ISO 374-1:2016 - protects against dangerous chemicals. Type A, Type B or Type C. EN 374-5:2016 Protection Against Micro-organisms - protects against bacteria, fungi and viruses.