New Australian safety gloves industry certified
According to Safe Work Australia, in the last financial year there were over 116, 000 serious claims relating to hand injuries in the workplace. In the mining industry alone hand injuries are the second most common cause of lost time injuries.
Elliots are hopefulthese statistics won’t be as high in the future with the launch of a new range of safety gloves they have developed.
The gloves have been dubbed the G-Flex range, and they’re the first safety gloves of their type to be certified to Australian/ New Zealand Occupational protective standard.
"On most sites in Australia, you cannot wear safety glasses, hard hats, boots, respiratory equipment that is not certified to Australian/ New Zealand Standards,” said Elliotts managing director, Anthony Elliott, “So why not gloves?”
There are five different varieties of the new gloves,