Glove Hygiene

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Protect Your Hands – Gloves

  • Inspect your gloves prior to use
  • Dirty or damaged gloves / PPE can cause injuries
  • Know the performance characteristics of the gloves you are wearing. 
  • Store gloves in a clean area outside of fume hoods and away from equipment that could potentially contaminate them.
  • Always remove gloves before touching common use items such as phones, doorknobs and computers. This will prevent contamination of unprotected individuals.