PPE Blog

Glove-Related Dermatitis: What Is It?

By sunline / January 6, 2022 /

Contact dermatitis from gloves is a hazard at any job where employees need to wear gloves for extended periods of time. Contact dermatitis is a skin health condition that can be classified as either allergic or irritant. Allergic contact dermatitis is a rash or itchiness caused by an allergic reaction to a material or substance…

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How Much Do Nitrile Gloves Cost?

How Much Do Nitrile Gloves Cost?

By sunline / December 30, 2021 /

Nitrile gloves provide a reliable and effective barrier between you and bacteria or viruses. They can also help protect you from some irritants which can impact your skin. Disposable and free from latex, these protective gloves can help prevent infection transmission. Nitrile gloves sold by SUNLINE Supply are used in healthcare settings, including clinics, hospitals…

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When and Where to Get a COVID-19 Test

By Liz Reichling / December 17, 2021 /

COVID-19 tests are an essential tool in keeping safe, whether you’re an individual who wants to stay healthy or a business hoping to keep your teams protected. Today we have more testing options, allowing us to adapt. When to Get Tested for COVID-19 If you’re an individual, you may want to get tested for COVID-19…

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Should You Get a COVID-19 Test Before Visiting Family & Friends?

By Liz Reichling / December 1, 2021 /

Buying COVID-19 tests for holiday gatherings can prevent spreading COVID-19. Adding tests to your holiday traditions helps keep all family members safe from the virus and can reduce post-holiday outbreaks. Should You Get COVID-19 Tested Before Seeing Family? There are a few reasons why COVID-19 testing before Christmas and other holidays makes sense: You will…

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Which Industries and Jobs Should Use Disposable Gloves?

By sunline / November 12, 2021 /

Disposable gloves offer both convenience and protection to workers in many industries. From comfortable, inexpensive and easy-to-change gloves for food preparation to highly specialized gloves to protect those working in chemical manufacturing, disposable gloves have many applications. They have also benefitted from recent technological advances, making them stronger, more practical and more cost-effective, especially when…

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How to Implement a Workplace Safety Program

How to Implement a Workplace Safety Program

By sunline / November 5, 2021 /

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) strongly recommends employers create and implement workplace safety programs, and some states mandate such programs. According to OSHA, health and safety management processes and safety programs are one of the more effective ways to keep workers safe. 5 Steps to Create a Workplace Safety Program Workplace health and…

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How to Store PPE

By sunline / November 5, 2021 /

If your business needs personal protective equipment (PPE), you’re likely buying in bulk, which makes correct PPE storage essential. SUNLINE Supply can ensure you have the right amount of PPE for every need. With this guide, we present some best practices to ensure your protective gear is well-organized and stored properly. The Importance of Proper…

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Properly Donning and Doffing PPE

By sunline / October 29, 2021 /

Personal protective equipment (PPE) are products intended to protect the wearer against germs and viruses. For medical purposes, proper use of PPE can minimize germ spreading, reduce the risk of infection in healthcare providers and prevent dangerous exposure to other patients. However, these protection products are only effective when used appropriately. PPE is an umbrella…

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What Does Chemical Resistance for Gloves Really Mean?

By sunline / October 22, 2021 /

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines a chemical as a chemical compound, element or a mixture of the two. This can mean virtually any substance you use in the workplace can qualify as a chemical. As a result, gloves come in various degrees of chemical resistance to safeguard you from different levels of…

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What Is Chemical Protective Clothing?

By sunline / October 22, 2021 /

Chemical protective clothing keeps workers safe in workplaces that expose employees to dangerous chemicals. While no clothing offers 100% protection against chemicals, the right protective clothing and safety practices can reduce workplace risks. Workers wear chemical protective gear in manufacturing facilities, healthcare settings, janitorial work, laboratories and other workplaces with potentially hazardous chemicals. Types of…

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Guide to Wearing Nitrile Gloves

By sunline / October 15, 2021 /

To prevent the spread of germs, nitrile gloves are a top choice for many industries. People can use nitrile gloves in commercial kitchens, laboratories, doctors’ offices, manufacturing warehouses and everyday life to protect against contamination. This type of personal protective equipment (PPE) is made from synthetic rubber that’s flexible, durable and less likely to cause allergic reactions…

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What Is a Culture of Safety?

By sunline / October 8, 2021 /

A culture of safety is a proactive way to prevent injuries while promoting enhanced responsibility, health and safety at your company. A safety culture is holistic, combining processes, mindsets, goals, attitudes, approaches and training to make a company’s health and safety program a regular part of your organization at every level. Why Is a Culture…

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