The Right Gloves - Fit Your Hands

The Right Gloves - Fit Your Hands

The gloves can't do their jobs if they don't fit your hands.

Hand protection is crucial when dealing with chemical products, infectious materials, and sharp tools. It's also essential for workers who have their hands exposed to hazards to determine the correct size for their disposable gloves.

When disposable gloves that are too large, they can lead to a loss of grip and allow liquids to seep in, and if they are too tight, they can cause fatigue, reduced dexterity, and increased sweat. Most importantly, tight disposable gloves can ultimately result in the growth of bacteria and potential allergic reactions.

To measure your hand size for disposable gloves, follow these steps:

1. Use a flexible measuring tape or a string and ruler.

2. Find the widest point of your palm.

3. Wrap the tape or string around that area, ensuring a snug fit.

4. Mark the measurement in inches or centimeters.

5. Compare your measurements to the glove size chart:

(See the chart below for recommended sizing conversions:)
Shamrock Disposable Gloves Recommend Size Chart
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