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Personal Protective Equipment-Hand Protection

Gloves are used to protect the hands and sometimes the arms, against chemical, physical and biological hazards. Chemical hazards include corrosive and highly toxic materials able to penetrate directly through the skin into the body.

Due to varying conditions, processes or materials, hand protection should be selected for the particular job. Every employer shall provide and every employee shall use the right type of hand protection required for the job. Gloves shall conform to International Standards.

Dubai Local Order No. 61 of 1991 requires the provision of protective devices by the employer and the use of this equipment by the employees