Category Archives: Work Gloves

How to Dress for Cold Weather Work

Working in the Cold: How to Dress for Cold Weather Work

No matter the job, working in the cold can be challenging and even dangerous. Without proper cold weather work clothes, workers at best will be faced with significant discomfort. At worst, they could suffer from cold stress illnesses such as hypothermia and frostbite. Employers have a responsibility to protect workers’ safety, but it may be confusing to determine what exactly is required. We’ve simplified that process with the following tips on how to dress for cold weather work. Continue reading

Top 10 Best Waterproof Work Gloves

Top 10 Best Waterproof Work Gloves | Buyer's Guide

Working in the rain and other wet conditions can be a pain. Slippery, clammy hands are uncomfortable and can decrease performance and productivity. They even run the risk of accidents and injuries. For construction, fishing, road work, and any other job exposed to water, the right waterproof work gloves can make the difference between a bad work day and a good work day.

To address this problem, PalmFlex has assembled a large collection of waterproof gloves for every application. Read on to learn which ones we consider the best waterproof work gloves to keep your hands dry all day long.

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Tips for Staying Dry While Working in the Rain

Working in the Rain | 4 Tips for Staying Dry at Work

The weather can make or break your progress on a job. If there’s precipitation in your forecast, be prepared with our best tips for staying dry while working in the rain.

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Best Palm Coated Work Gloves With Grip

Best Palm Coated Work Gloves With Grip

All work gloves provide a certain amount of grip by design. For some applications, extra grip is required for the safety of the workers and/or the materials being handled. We recommend gloves with superior grip if: A) You carry heavy objects, e.g. warehouse work or landscaping, B) You handle fragile materials, e.g. assembly or glass handling, or C) You work in higher elevations, e.g. construction or roofing. In all of these fields of work, palm coated gloves can provide the extra grip needed to prevent drops or falls. PalmFlex carries a wide selection to cater to every unique need. Browse our top recommendations for the best palm coated work gloves with grip below. Continue reading

6 Factors To Consider When Buying Work Gloves

6 Factors To Consider When Buying Work Gloves

No two work gloves are alike, and with hundreds of options to choose from, it can be overwhelming trying to find the right work glove to suit your specific needs. To make your browsing experience as smooth as possible, here are 6 factors to consider when buying work gloves.

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Best Construction & Roofing PPE

Best Construction & Roofing PPE

Construction is an essential yet inherently risky line of work. In fact, one in five worker fatalities in the private sector is in construction. This is why quality construction safety wear and roofing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) are important investments that everyone in high-impact work environments should have on hand. Combined with proper training and regular inspections, construction PPE can literally save lives. 

There are many types of personal protective equipment available, and each can play an important role in your next project. You can find the best PPE for your next job by shopping from trusted brands like Showa Atlas, Majestic, PIP and more at PalmFlex. Use the buyer’s guide below for our best construction & roofing PPE recommendations.

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How to Beat Heat Stress with Cooling Vests & Accessories

How to Beat Heat Stress with Cooling Vests & Accessories

Each summer, thousands of workers around the country fall victim to heat stress injuries and illnesses. Heat stress occurs when our body becomes overheated internally through muscle use, externally by the environment, or from a combination of the two.

This increase in body temperature can result in illnesses like heat exhaustion, heat cramps, heat rashes, fainting, or a potentially fatal heat stroke. These illnesses in turn increase the risk of workplace accidents, posing further dangers. However, workers can beat the heat by taking proper safety precautions and by wearing appropriate summer workwear like cooling vests and accessories. Read more below to learn how to beat heat stress.

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Antimicrobial Gloves – Alternatives to Disposables

Bacteria-Fighting Antimicrobial Gloves

Antimicrobial Gloves – Alternatives to Disposables

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, there is a national shortage of disposable PPE. It is therefore necessary to find new protective solutions to work safely. Fortunately, one of our most popular brands, Majestic, has designed protective antimicrobial gloves for such an occasion.

Majestic’s collection of antimicrobial gloves are treated with sanitizing and antimicrobial substances, which minimize the colonization of bacteria and other living organisms on your hands. In fact, a variety of industries use these one-of-a-kind gloves specifically for their disinfection capabilities.

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How to Choose the Right Gardening Gloves

Learn about the best gardening gloves for the job

The Best Gardening Gloves for the Job

Gardening season is here, which means you need to get equipped! High-quality gardening gloves are a must for safety, sanitation, comfort, and performance. But not all gloves are alike, and depending on your priorities and the task at hand, one style will be more suitable than another. Whether you’re a master gardener or just getting started, take advantage of this buyer’s guide so you can find the best gardening glove that’s right for you.

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Best Impact Work Gloves

In a high-impact work environment, such as in the construction, mining, and oil & gas industries, impact gloves can provide your workers with maximum protection while performing demanding tasks like operating heavy machinery and power tools. Among workplace injuries, accidents involving hands are some of the most common, so choosing the most effective type of glove for employees in your field is crucial to ensuring worker safety and minimizing costs.

Knowing what you need when shopping for impact hand protection is imperative so you can find products that will keep your employees productive and safe. At PalmFlex, we’re passionate about safety, so we’re always here to help point you in the right direction.

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