White-collar industries are experiencing what we in the industrial market have known for a long time, specialization and expertise outweigh generalization and experience. According to Forbes, people with specialized skills are finding it harder to find work.
In industrial workplaces and hand protection equipment, we’ve long seen this trend to specialization. Who hasn’t heard a phrase along the lines of “a glove for every task and a task for every glove?”… (full article)
Launching today is our brand new fully comprehensive Chemical Resistant Glove website – www.ChemRest.com. Here you will find the internet’s most informative source of chemical resistant hand protection data.
Choosing the correct hand protection for your specific application is critical in keeping you safe as you work in hazardous environments. There are many crucial factors that must be considered when selecting the proper glove for the work you perform. Some materials are better than others depending on what your environment demands.
Here is a brief description of what we offer as stated directly on the website:
“Welcome to the new ChemRest.com, a comprehensive Chemical Resistant Glove Directory powered by Showa Best Glove. Chemrest is designed to inform users about chemical resistance and its relationship to hand protection products manufactured by Showa Best Glove. ChemRest.com offers two major search engines to explore different criteria for chemical resistant gloves.
The Chemical Data Search tool displays test data related to specific chemicals, showing recommended products for any given chemical. Heavy and Limited Exposure test data is available, and Physical Hazards data may also be viewed.
The Chemical Resistant Glove Search explores the physical attributes of gloves such as sizing, color, material, grip texture, length, dexterity and lining. Specific chemicals and exposure requirements may also be selected to display recommended gloves for varying uses.”
Feel free to click the image below to experience the web’s best source of Chemical Resistant Glove information.
We previously made a post that provided you with our Showa Best Glove Catalog for our North, Central, and South American regions as well as one for Australia. Now we would like to share with you our comprehensive European version.
This one was made specifically to address the various diverse markets that we operate in Europe. There is plenty of information for you to take in as you browse through. The European market requires that we comply with specific regulations put forth by the governing European Union. Each of our products that we supply to this market have been carefully designed, produced, and tested to meet these regulations and keep you safe.
Please feel free to click below to access this well designed piece of hand protection literature.
From Industrial Safety & Hygiene News – February 2012
Glove wearing is one of the most effective industrial injury prevention programs. Statistically, wearing gloves reduces the relative risk of hand injury by 60 percent — and yet, getting employees to consistently wear gloves is one of the most daunting challenges for safety officers…(full article)
Are you trying to find a way to protect your hands from painful cuts and punctures while at work or play, but aren’t sure where to start? Showa Best Glove has the answer for you. We have developed the most comprehensive and informative resource available anywhere on the internet at www.CutRest.com. There, you will find our full line of cut resistant gloves as well as information on cut test standards, common myths, photos, and more.
What’s even better is that we have streamlined the selection process for you so that it is easy to find the best glove for you. Choose from various fibers, coatings, cut ratings (ANSI & CE), and textures. This greatly helps narrow down your search based on your specific needs. Take a look for yourself and have a safe day!
Here at SBG, we want it to be easy for you to have access to our comprehensive product catalog that was made to provide you with the information you need to help select the hand protection you are looking for. The efficient flip-book design allows you to peruse through it at your leisure or jump to a specific area you may be looking for. There is a lot of good information in there for you to take in. One of the best parts about it is that it is available in multiple languages for you to choose from and pick the one that works for you.
Click on the one you want below and take note of the handy “Help” section in the upper lefthand corner. Remember that we are here for you so feel free to contact us with any questions.
Many companies “claim” the top spot in the world of hand protection, but can they back it up? Well, Showa Best Glove can and does.
No company has the proven track record, the state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, the extensive product lines, industry leading Research & Development, or unmatched Quality Assurance that Showa Best Glove does. This is all backed by a customer focused approach to providing you with the protection you deserve to make your lives far easier and much, much safer.
We invite you to take a look at a short video that explains why we are the true leader. Click here to view why we are #1.
From Industrial Safety & Hygiene News – September, 2011
Whenever a worker who is not wearing hand protection suffers a hand injury, the question comes up: whose responsibility is hand protection anyway? The employer? The worker? The safety officer? Protecting workers’ hands from accidental injury is not a trivial matter for U.S. employers…(full article)
From Industrial Safety & Hygiene News – June, 2011
With the introduction of new age glove fibers to replace yesteryear’s leather and cotton work gloves, hand protection and personal protection equipment (PPE) is on an uptrend in winning the war against hand injuries. Gloves can’t do it all, but the proper glove can do a great deal to ensure that workers end the day with their hands and fingers intact…(full article)
From Industrial Safety & Hygiene News – February, 2011
Hand protection is an important element in every industrial company’s PPE portfolio. With new developments in R&D, gloves are both becoming more and more specific to job functions and, at the same time, certain gloves now have the flexibility to multitask for a variety of functions…(full article)