Hand Protection B
If a jobsite hazard assessment reveals that employees face potential injury to their hands that cannot be eliminated through engineering and work practice controls, workers must wear appropriate hand protection. Employers should explore all possible engineering and work practice controls to prevent hazards and only use PPE, like gloves, to provide additional protection against hazards that cannot be completely eliminated through other means.
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Hand Protection B, Construction
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Resources & References
OSHA QuickCard - Construction Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Personal Protective Equipment in Construction Environments Video Program
Standards or Regulations
Weeklysafety.com exclusive safety meeting topic specific to the construction industry that provides factors that may influence the selection of protective gloves and an overview of the different types of gloves that may be selected for workplace safety.