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Hand Protection

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Hand protection is important to save hands and skin from injury while working. They are a vulnerable and essential body part that we can take for granted. Hands are a sensitive part of the body which see various task throughout the day and are therefore vulnerable to risk. It’s important to think about PPE and hand protection when there is a potential that hands are exposed to hazardous conditions, harsh weather or dangerous situations. 

Personal protection equipment can include: 

  • Gloves 

  • Guards 

  • Arm coverings 


  • Lacerations & Cuts 

  • Punctures 

  • Burns 

  • Skins Irritation 

  • Strains & Sprains 

  • Broke & Fractured Bones 

  • Amputations 


Variety of Hand protection

Without your fingers and hands your ability to easily grasp, touch, hold and manipulate objects will be greatly reduced. As humans, our hands are vital for everyday tasks, therefore we need to take great care and look after them. 


We know there are many different types of hazards in the workplace, therefore, we provide a variety of protection against these risks; 

  • Anti-vibration 

  • Cold protective 

  • Colour coded 

  • Cut resistant 

  • Disposable gloves - nitrile, latex or vinyl 

  • General handling 

  • Heat resistant 

  • Nitrile chemical, PVC or rubber gloves 

  • PU coated 

  • Puncture/Pierce resistant 

  • Riggers 

  • Welder’s gauntlets 

Cut level

All gloves that provide protection will have a cut level number. Here at DCC, we provide a range of gloves at all levels.

Here’s what each level equates to. 



Safety Gloves


Disposable Gloves

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Arm Coverings

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