Since the new standards came in 2016 there's been a lot of confusion around "CUT" protection ratings on gloves... here's the low-down.
Gloves have gotten tougher! That's good, but under the old standard, lots of gloves made the "toughest" rating-level.
The two new standards show the difference between various "tough" gloves; and it can be a BIG difference.
Here's how they stack up:
See how it's tested, and why the results are so different:
Elevating work platforms (EWPs) are mobile items of plant designed to lift or lower people & equipment from a base support. Scissor lift is a type of EWP used to move workers vertically in various location & can be operated on flat, solid surfaces or rough terrain depending on the design.
Buddy Checks are an added precautionary measure to ensure everything has been done right. It is a way to look out for your mates, where you share in the
responsibility for your work mates safety and well-being. Mistakes happen, but hopefully a second set of eyes will make those mistakes a lot less likely.
Going home safe to our families and friends at the end of each day is our priority. Let’s do everything we can make sure nothing gets in the way of that.