TransportationSep 22, 2023
Road workers at NC-DOT Division 10 were using the same glove for ALL tasks. This one-size-fits-all approach exposed them to puncture and cut hazards that the "standard" glove couldn't handle. That changed when Mechanix Wear set up a glove program to give job-specific PPE--one of which was the Hi-Viz Needlestick.
DMF in Your Gloves? Here’s what you want to knowSep 14, 2023
NIOSH has identified that DMF can cause serious health concerns to those exposed. If gloves are made with DMF, exposure can create acute and chronic/long-term health effects. Learn how to protect yourself and your employees.
CE glove ratings explainedSep 8, 2023
Most safety gloves being sold today come with CE ratings to indicate levels of performance against various hazards. In this post, you'll learn what those codes mean, and how to tell whether or not a glove meets your needs.
How to Protect Your Team Without OverspendingAug 21, 2023
Working with a limited budget for safety upgrades and equipment? Don't worry, you can still protect your workers effectively without overspending through a combination of personal safety habits, procedural changes, and smart spending.
Metals + MiningAug 9, 2023
Workers at Grede Foundry faced multiple hazards and injuries such as high heat, pinching, cuts, lacerations, and bruised and broken knuckles. Their latex gloves weren’t providing the cut protection and dexterity they needed. Read on to find out how Mechanix Wear’s SpeedKnit™ FR ARC Rated M-PACT® gloves solved their needs.
Metals + MiningAug 8, 2023
Attala Steel's employees were going through 4 pairs of gloves a day--per person. Their old gloves barely lasted two hours, but that changed when they switched to the Leather M-PACT driver. Now the gloves last 5 times longer and have saved the company over $300,000.
Maximum Protection with Max CutJul 26, 2023
There will be situations where regular cut protection simply isn't enough--jobs where regular gloves get ripped apart in a matter of hours. In those cases, you need gloves that offer the highest levels of cut resistance. Max Cut gloves from Mechanix Wear are exactly what you need.
GET YOUR PPE PROGRAM ON TRACKJul 25, 2023
Introducing the Mechanix Wear TRACK Program, the industry leading program for companies who value safety & performance. A Trial Research and Collaboration Kit (TRACK) includes free samples for trials, site assessments & detailed reports with recommendations.
The MX91 Lab: Proving Your Gloves REALLY WorkJul 11, 2023
How can you be sure your gloves work properly? Technology is put to the test at the MX91 lab. By using the latest material testing techniques and experienced design analysis, the MX91 facility uncovers the truth behind the marketing.
How Do Needlestick Gloves Actually Work?Jun 28, 2023
Needlestick gloves are vital protection for waste disposal workers, law enforcement, medical staff, and metal workers who face puncture hazards from sharp metal objects every single day. In this post, we go over the science behind what makes needlestick gloves work, and how to identify whether your gloves offer the proper protection.
Protecting Utilities WorkersJun 13, 2023
Working in utilities can be quite dangerous. More dangerous, in fact, than mining, manufacturing, or construction. This increased risk means that companies have to take extra steps to ensure that their workers are adequately protected, which we will cover in this blog.
A Safety Manager’s Guide to WeldingJun 12, 2023
Welding is a high-risk job, and requires specialized protective equipment that can shield workers from thermal burns, electrical shock, and welder's flash. Preventive measures also need to be taken to minimize hazard risks. In this post, we learn which precautions to take and what equipment to adopt.