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WHAT IS PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)?

Personal protective equipment is described as an item of equipment or a resource that is designed to be worn or held by a person, as a protection against one or more hazards, which can be a threat to the health or safety of that person.

For professional use, the employer usually provides PPE devices, and their use is obligatory. In the case of non-professional use, It is the customer who decided himself. In this instance, advice and the packaging play an important role in properly informing the customer.

For the do-it yourself handyman, too, an appropriate protection is of great importance. More and more clarification is given about wearing appropriate protective devices, while using mechanical and electrical tools. Furthermore, work with chemical substances, paints, lacquers and lubricants can sometimes also pose substantial hazards.

CE Category information

The personal protective Equipment Directives (89/686/CEE) and (93/68/CEE) have been enacted by the European Community to ensure harmonisation of regulations regarding testing of all PPE sold within the community. All gloves of intermediate and complex design must now be tested independently to ascertain their performance and ensure their safety. They must, if they meet these standards, carry a CE Mark on the gloves or their packaging when it is not practical.
Category I CE Category I.

Simple Design- for minimal risks only. Suitable only for low risk applications where hazards can be identified by the wearer in time to deal with them.

Category II CE Category II.

Intermediate Design- reversible risks. Products are type examined by an approved body where they examine the manufacturers technical specifications and conduct tests for the relevant standards to ascertain their conformity and/or performance.

Category III CE Category III.

Potentially fatal risks, for example in activities where toxic or highly corrosive chemicals are handled. The glove must meet the standards set out for this category. Its compliance is not only certified but also checked by a notified body, the reference number of which is located below the CE logo.

 

We have a complete manufacturing unit comprises of different section, 30 Circular Knitting Machines of different gauges and diameters in KNITTING UNIT 2 Hydraulic Travelling head cutting press in CUTTING UNIT 100 Chain Lock Stitching Machines in STITCHING UNIT. All gloves are being individually checked by quality control department before ironing and packing. All the Sections are being run by fully qualified people, Export Marketing and Management is being controlled by the technically experienced / educated and widely travelled people. .
 
 

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