Posts Tagged ‘Rob Brown’

In the article below, our friend Rob Brown at Gloves by Web, enlightens us on how glove manufacturers are going green. Please read on and share your thoughts. 

Green GlovesHundreds of industries have joined in the struggle to “go green” by lowering their carbon footprint, using recycled materials, or reducing the amount of waste they produce. But can the disposable glove industry dream of joining them? Even though many green strategies can’t be used – the vast majority of nitrile gloves are definitely not recyclable and rarely reusable – glove manufacturers are still making great strides. Here’s how.

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Pest control techs are notorious for not using personal protective equipment (PPE) like gloves, hardhats, safety glasses, bunnysuits, or respirators.

If you’re guilty of walking into “the line of fire” unprotected, you can come clean … many pest control professionals have done the same. But whether you’re a technician, a supervisor, or the boss, there’s no excuse for not using PPE when you face real hazards at work. PPE protects you from numerous dangers that you could face throughout a normal day of work.

Still, there are lots of bad reasons for not wearing PPE. Here are some of our favorites:

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Pest control applications sometimes require more skin protection than just gloves, You may need disposable coveralls to shield your body, booties to cover your shoes, or protective sleeves for your arms.

For some pest control tasks, regular work clothing provides adequate personal protection, but for others, it’s simply not enough. Furthermore, clothing may hold or absorb a toxicant, physical irritant, pathogen, or allergen, resulting in (1) a longer exposure to the hazard for the wearer, and (2) the risk of carrying the hazard to other locations, even home. Those are two things you want to avoid.

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Buy an Atrix Omega Green Supreme Vac and receive a free backpack harness ($99.00 value). While supplies last.

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D'OhPCO Safety Course: Be Smart, Stay Safe

Featuring:   Rob Brown, Gloves By Web

Thursday, June 30, 2015, 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Bug Off Career Training Center, 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave (164-165 St.) 

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