Nitrile gloves are indispensable in almost all industries. It not only protects people’s hands at work, but also brings a lot of convenience to people’s life. However, wearing nitrile gloves incorrectly is not only detrimental to protection, but may produce harm to personal health. Therefore, the followings are three steps about wearing gloves correctly:
1. Select a right size
First of all, choose a nitrile glove that fits your hand size. If the glove is too small, it is not conducive for hand blood circulation and will also reduce the efficiency and flexibility during the work; if the glove is too large, it is very inconvenient for operating some small parts.
2. Keep hands clean
Before putting on the gloves, clean your hands and make sure they are dry, and also make sure your nails are clean.
Also make sure that your nails are trimmed clean and that you do not wear rings or other sharp jewelry on your hands, because long nails and sharp things can cause damage to the gloves and even hurt your hands at work, and it is not convenient to operate the tools.
3. Check up before wearing
Take out a pair of gloves from the package and check whether they have broken holes or pinholes, if the gloves are defective, replace them immediately; if not, start wearing them by inserting the five fingers into the glove, then pull up the cuff to the wrist, and do remember to check the fingers and palm whether fit the gloves well after wear them successfully.
Note: Nitrile gloves used in different occasions should not be shared, and disposable gloves should be discarded into approved waste containers immediately. Last but not least, attention should be paid to avoid cross-contamination.