Safety Essentials – The Right Glove for the Task

OSHA Standards

Types of gloves

Risk Assessments

Why This Course Is Essential

knowledge is the key to a safer future!

Welcome to the crucial and insightful “Safety Essentials: The Right Glove for the Task” designed specifically for the all industries and workplaces.

This course is a comprehensive online course designed to address a critical aspect of workplace safety – hand protection. Hand injuries are among the most common workplace incidents, yet they are largely preventable with the correct use of gloves. This course underscores the importance of selecting and using the appropriate gloves for various workplace tasks, directly impacting employee safety and organizational compliance.

Key Subjects Covered:

  1. Understanding Glove Types and Standards: Introduction to various glove materials and designs, including their suitability for different hazards. The course covers OSHA’s 1910.138 and EN420 standards, ensuring learners understand regulatory requirements.
  2. Hazard Assessment: Techniques for identifying and evaluating workplace hazards that require hand protection.
  3. Glove Sizing and Fit: Importance of selecting the correct size and fit to ensure maximum protection and comfort.
  4. Glove Care and Maintenance: Best practices for extending the life of gloves through proper cleaning, storage, and inspection.
  5. Creating a Glove Safety Culture: Strategies for promoting glove safety in the workplace, including employee education and engagement.
  6. Compliance and Legal Aspects: Understanding the legal implications of glove safety and the role of compliance in organizational operations.
  7. Environmental Considerations: Discussion on the environmental impact of glove disposal and sustainable practices.

Benefits to Companies:

  • Enhanced Safety: Reduction in hand injuries and associated costs.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Adherence to national and international safety standards.
  • Improved Productivity: Fewer injuries lead to less downtime and higher productivity.
  • Positive Safety Culture: Promotes a workplace environment focused on safety and well-being.

Empowering Individuals with Compliance Knowledge:

Participants will gain a deep understanding of both national and international regulations regarding hand protection, enabling them to make informed decisions, ensure compliance, and reduce the risk of legal repercussions for their organizations.

Knowledge Benefits to Employees:

Employees will learn the significance of using the right gloves, how to select them based on specific hazards, and the impact of proper glove use on their personal safety. This knowledge empowers employees to actively participate in their own safety and advocate for best practices in the workplace.

Environmental Benefits:

The course highlights the importance of environmentally responsible glove disposal and maintenance, encouraging sustainable practices that benefit the broader environment.

Benefits to Individual Learners:

  • Skill Development: Enhances personal skills in safety management and risk assessment.
  • Career Advancement: Equips learners with specialized knowledge that can lead to better job prospects and roles with higher responsibility in safety management.
  • Confidence in Safety Practices: Increases individual confidence in handling workplace hazards effectively.

Employment and Prospects:

Completing this course can open doors to career advancement, particularly in roles focused on safety management, compliance, and operations. It provides a solid foundation for those seeking to specialize in occupational health and safety, a field that is crucial across various industries.

“Safety Essentials: The Right Glove for the Task” is not just a course about gloves; it’s about fostering a safe, compliant, and environmentally responsible workplace. It benefits individual learners by enhancing their skills and employment prospects, and it offers companies a practical way to improve safety, compliance, and operational efficiency.

In less than six hours, this course helps provide the skills and competencies necessary to identify and mitigate construction-related hazards, effectively manage risks, and promote a culture of safety in your industry. By the end of the course, participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, and contribute to the overall success of your companies projects.

Who the course is for

This course is designed for workers, supervisors, managers, procurement and safety professionals in the all industries who are responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of employees. It is also suitable for individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge of hand and glove safety. 

Why it works

  • Minimal disruption to the working day – the course takes only half a day
  • Designed for anyone, in any industry in any sector, worldwide
  • Provides the knowledge and tools required to identify roles and responsibilities in the workplace environment.
  • High-impact programme
  • Efficient and effective learning – multiple topics are covered in a single, self-contained course.

The business benefits

Participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, and contribute to the overall success of construction projects:

  • Minimise risk of an incident.
  • Improve your safety culture
  • Develop staff roles in critical point controls.
  • Achieve an internationally recognised and respected certification for staff
  • Enhance your reputation within your industry.

Your benefits

By taking this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand your own responsibilities for hand safety
  • Identify and report on potential hazards
  • Assess workplace safety levels
  • Comply with the OSHA and international standards

The average time needed to complete the course is 6 hours and the minimum pass mark for the exam is 70% and we recommend the course is taking every 2 years.

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Who benefits From This Course

Everyone! hand safety is a serious risk to our lives, homes and businesses.

The world is changing quickly and businesses need employees with training, knowledge and skills in order to be competitive.

People who continually develop their professional skills or pursue higher education and training, are placing themselves at the forefront for career advancement opportunities in their future.

By giving yourself or your employees, the knowledge to perform your role safely at work, you will stay safe at work and go home safe, which makes the rest and play time in life, far more rewarding, whatever it is you love to do.


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Course Includes

  • 42 Lessons
  • 1 Test
  • Course Certificate