Views: 334 Author: Pidegree Medical Publish Time: 08-16-2019 Origin: Pidegreegroup
Professionals in health facilities are required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment(PPE).One important part of these equipments is disposable glove that protect hands and prevent skin from irritating chemicals,blood-borne pathogens and other harmful substances.
Disposable gloves utilized in health facilities are generally divided into three types due to their materials-Latex gloves,Vinyl gloves and Nitrile Gloves.
Nitrile gloves are made of synthetic rubber.They are latex free,chemicals and puncture resistant,making them the most popular choice among disposable gloves.They are suite for:
People with latex allergy
Latex Gloves are made of natural latex.They are soft and fit like a second skin and with a high level of flexibility.They are suited for:
Biodegradable green practice
Beauty and salon workers
Those looking for better fit and dexterity
But to be notice that latex gloves are not suitable for those who with latex allergy.Please have a check before you use latex gloves.
Vinyl gloves are cheaper than both latex and nitrile gloves.But they are less tensile and easy to be broken.Short and low-risk tasks would need them.They are suitable for:
Those with latex allergies
Working with non-hazardous materials
Among these three types,nitrile gloves tend to be the most suitable one for health facilities.