Presentation on theme: "Globus (Shetland) Ltd Head Office: 8 Lower Blackhill, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0DG. Tel: 01595 696 222 Fax: 01595 693 771 Manchester Office / NDC: Unit E,"— Presentation transcript:
Globus (Shetland) Ltd Head Office: 8 Lower Blackhill, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0DG. Tel: Fax: Manchester Office / NDC: Unit E, Wheel Forge Way, Trafford Park, Manchester. M17 1EH Tel: Fax: Website: Experts in Hand Protection Hand Protection Selection Crawford Brockie Account Manager
Experts in Hand Protection What can be achieved ? Choosing the correct Hand Protection Stages to effective choice Labelling of Gloves EN Standards Summary Agenda
Experts in Hand Protection Correct selection of Hand Protection will deliver………… Improved Injury Statistics Enhanced Productivity Demonstrable Cost savings Reduced Litigation Risk Enhanced Worker experience Improved carbon Footprint Make you POPULAR!
Experts in Hand Protection WHY ? “Hands are the only part of your body that you actively put into contact with the hazard or risk.” To WHO ? The Wearer – comfort, dexterity & control Health & Safety – product performance / injury reduction / user education / standardisation Procurement – cost implications / route to purchase Choosing the Correct Glove is Important!
Experts in Hand Protection BETTER PROTECTION Worker Acceptance Lower Injury Statistics COST REDUCTION Greater Productivity (Less downtime) Measurement & Justification ENHANCED EDUCATION Best Practice Ownership NOT JUST IN THE WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENTAL Waste Management Carbon footprint – less deliveries Impact of raw materials and chemicals What do we want to achieve?
Experts in Hand Protection SURVEY –Product selection –Application & Wearer –Consultation (with an eye on education & productivity) MEASURE –Performance –Longevity –Time & Motion REFINE –Selection –Extended Trial Key Stages to Correct Glove Selection
Experts in Hand Protection Tool Box Training Measure Trial & Evaluate Survey Bespoke Literature Business Plan Glove Selection process
Experts in Hand Protection SAFETY PERFORMANCE COST USERACCEPTABILITY DEXTERITY DURABILITY SERVICE DELIVERY Selection Criteria
Experts in Hand Protection Information on Gloves Inevitable cut or better control? “We need more cut resistance……” A few key facts - Only palm area tested - Testing done on new gloves – injuries often occur when glove is worn - No gloves or inappropriate gloves can….
Experts in Hand Protection European Standards EN 511 EN 374 EN388 EN 420 General Requirements EN420 – General EN 388 – Mechanical EN374 – Chemical EN511 - Cold
Experts in Hand Protection Abrasion Blade Cut Tear Resistance Puncture Resistance Is it a cut or a tear or a puncture ??? EN 388 Mechanical Standards