Safety Talk: Gloves

Developed by: Workplace Safety North

Description: This resource has information about choosing and using gloves at work. The first half of the document includes general information about why glove choice is important and options for glove style and size, tailored towards forestry workers. The second half of the document provides information about how to present this information to and engage with workers.

This is one of five “Safety Talk” resources intended to help practitioners and trainers communicate with workers about ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace.

Keywords: hand, gloves, hold, grasp, fit, size, material, forestry, choose, select, training, teaching, education,  presentation, communication

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Safety Talk: Gloves - Hyperlink (7-page pdf)