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Cut Protection

Providing the right protective clothing for your workers is more important than it's ever been. Whenever you have a need for Protective Clothing, or help with sourcing a solution for special requirements, our staff can give helpful advice on choosing suitable products.

Mechanical Hazards EN388

Mechanical hazards are associated with the handling of rough or sharp objects which could harm the skin, such as glass, thin metal sheet and masonry blocks. A mechanical hazard is not associated with moving machinery where it could be considered dangerous to wear gloves which could catch in moving parts.

Eg: an item with this symbol has been tested to at least intermediate design level and achieves the following scores:

A: Abrasion resistance 1 (out of 4)
B: Blade cut resistance 2 (out of 5)
C: Tear resistance 3 (out of 4)
D: Puncture resistance X (not tested in this category)