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Beware: Power Saws Cut More Than Wood

by mdsassociates
Thu, Apr 9th 2020 08:00 am

ASTM ANSI Rated Cut Level A9 Work Gloves

If you have ever asked an associate at a lumber yard or home center to break down sheet goods such as plywood or OSB, they’ve probably done it on a sliding panel saw.

Panel saws are ideal for hardware stores since they require less floor space. Typically placed on one side of an aisle requiring less floor space, sliding panel saws are the easiest and quickest way for lumber yards to break down sheets of product making them ideal for busy hardware stores

Not every associate can use these powerful cutting devices. They need to be trained and authorized to operate panel saws as they can cause severe hand and finger injuries that could result in painful and sometimes life changing amputations. While glove use is not the only way to protect against hand injuries, it is a crucial component of any injury prevention program.  MDS has few extreme cut gloves for your consideration.

ANSI Level A9 industrial cut protection work safety gloves from Superior Glove® and PIP® (Protective Industrial Products) are comfortable to work in, dexterous enough for fine-detail tasks and provide the highest protection possible in hand cut protection. But take our word for it - just follow these links and ...


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