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Mitigating Health and Safety Hazards of Chemotherapy Drugs

Mitigating Health and Safety Hazards of Chemotherapy Drugs

By Miranda Quinn / July 27, 2022 /

Chemotherapy drugs are administered by healthcare professionals in hopes of helping patients fight cancer cells. These drugs are powerful, so anyone handling or spending time around them must have the right personal protective equipment (PPE) to minimize exposure-related health concerns. Different forms of chemotherapy medications exist to help patients improve their conditions. The following information…

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Gloves for Handling Paint and Lacquer Thinner

Gloves for Handling Paint and Lacquer Thinner

By Ryen Neuman / July 27, 2022 /

Paint and lacquer thinners are common substances that are often used in industries like construction, automotive, retail and more. When handling these harsh solvents, you need the proper protection.  Protecting Yourself When Working With Toxic Materials Substances like paint and lacquer thinners are harsh solvents. As hazardous materials, they can present serious health risks if…

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Gloves for First Responders

Gloves for First Responders

By Ryen Neuman / July 27, 2022 /

First responders such as police, EMS and firefighters rely on protective equipment, including quality gloves, to keep them safe from exposure to bodily fluids, chemicals, potential illicit drugs and other harmful substances. SUNLINE Supply strives to provide first responders with the best disposable gloves from FDA-certified vendors.  Applications of Disposable Gloves for First Responders When…

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What Masks Work Against Silica Dust?  

What Masks Work Against Silica Dust?  

By Meredith Street / July 27, 2022 /

Respirable crystalline silica, or silica dust, is an assortment of airborne particles caused by working with materials containing crystalline silica. Manufacturing and construction industry workers are often exposed to these particles when drilling or grinding various materials, including concrete, stone and brick.  Provide the best dust masks for silica to protect your employees from these…

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Are Nitrile Gloves Acetone-Resistant?

Are Nitrile Gloves Acetone-Resistant?

By Ryen Neuman / July 27, 2022 /

If you work in the beauty industry, a laboratory or another setting with frequent acetone exposure, you need gloves that are up to the task. While this harsh chemical can irritate your skin, the right pair of gloves will protect your hands. Learn more about acetone-resistant gloves and find the best options for sale with…

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Best Hypoallergenic Gloves for Sensitive Skin

By Ryen Neuman / July 22, 2022 /

Hypoallergenic disposable gloves are essential products for protecting workers from latex allergies, which can cause a range of mild to life-threatening symptoms. Recognizing the signs of latex allergies and knowing which products to use to protect your team is essential when your industry requires personal protective equipment (PPE). Glove Material Allergies In the medical field,…

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Best Puncture-Resistant Gloves

By Ryen Neuman / July 22, 2022 /

Many industries have workers tackling tasks where they may encounter sharp objects. In clinical settings, for example, healthcare professionals may come into contact with needles and syringes. In industrial environments, workers may be at risk from sharp edges in heavy machinery. Buying the best puncture-resistant gloves keeps at-risk workers safer on the job. What to…

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Pros and Cons of Powdered Gloves

By Ryen Neuman / April 22, 2022 /

For years, powdered medical gloves were a staple of the healthcare industry. Despite various powder solutions and frequent attempts from public advocacy groups to have them banned, powdered gloves remained available for over a century. It wasn’t until recently — March 21, 2016 — that the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a ban…

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6 Most Important Health and Safety Equipment for Airlines

6 Most Important Health and Safety Equipment for Airlines

By Ryen Neuman / April 22, 2022 /

It’s important to protect yourself and others when it comes to the aviation business, especially since people come into such close contact with one another on aircrafts. It’s also crucial to consider worker safety when ordering health and safety equipment — you want to protect workers from loud noises, viruses and workplace accidents. When you make sure…

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5 Essential Pieces of Health and Safety Gear for Hotels

5 Essential Pieces of Health and Safety Gear for Hotels

By Ryen Neuman / April 22, 2022 /

Are you planning to go out of town for the weekend? Or to travel the world? Your health is the most important thing to keep in mind when traveling. With several people visiting from a variety of different areas, it can be easy for illnesses and bacteria to spread quickly.  Proactively protecting yourself and keeping…

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10 Essential Pieces of Health and Safety Gear for Industrial Workers

10 Essential Pieces of Health and Safety Gear for Industrial Workers

By Ryen Neuman / April 22, 2022 /

When it comes to the industrial sector, outfitting your team members with the proper protective equipment is imperative for workplace safety and regulatory compliance and mitigating lapses in productivity due to worker sickness or job site injury. Without providing the proper personal protective equipment for industrial workers, employers run the risk of employee injury and…

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What Does the ASTM D6319 Standard Mean for Nitrile Gloves?

What Does the ASTM D6319 Standard Mean for Nitrile Gloves?

By Ryen Neuman / April 22, 2022 /

Nitrile gloves are a type of personal protective equipment (PPE) healthcare professionals use to safely perform tasks in medical settings. Nitrile medical-grade exam gloves provide protection from biological hazards such as chemicals and blood pathogens. Healthcare professionals use them during medical procedures to prevent germs and infections. Nitrile rubber is also known as Buna-N, and…

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