We are happy to provide links to other websites that we feel provide useful information in the areas of safety gloves, work gloves, and personal protective equipment. Many of the links are to academic institutions that provide the research and standards for safety gloves and work gloves. Please note that we are not responsible for the content of other sites. Websites change over time, so if you find any of the links provided on this page no longer work, or you feel they refer to a site that is inappropriate, please feel free to send us an email.
International Glove Association
The mission of the International Glove Association is to build an association that improves manufacturing and distribution of hand protection.
Personal Protective Equipment
Resources from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for Personal Protective Equipment, such as gloves and safety wear, for the workplace.
Types of Personal Protective Equipment
An in-depth .pdf publication from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration outlining the various types of Personal Protective Equipment needed in the workplace. Includes description of various protective and safety gloves.
Gloves as Personal Protective Equipment
Educational information from Princeton University about the importance of gloves in preventing infection from sources such as blood. Article notes that PPE is "proven to be the single most effective precaution to avoid exposure".
Material Safety Data Sheet Information
Another useful page from Princeton University, this one explaining in accessible language the role and importance of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). OSHA equires manufacturers or distributors of hazardous materials to assess the physical and health hazards of a chemical or product. This information must be included in the MSDS.
Glove Protection Against Avian Flu
Helpul article from Medical News Today concerning the use of nitrile gloves in combating the disease.
Protective Clothing and Gloves for Lab Safety
Helpful page from Princeton University concerning protection from hazardous substances in laboratory settings. Includes section on choosing appropriate gloves, including butyl, neoprene, nitrile, pvc and latex gloves.