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Gloves should be worn only on the hand which does not hold a knife or cutting tool. They can be worn on your right or left hand, so it is important to use the product which most suits your needs. A glove protects only the body part it covers; if you need extra protection, wear gloves with forearm covers.
The glove material is conductive: avoid contact with any metallic part that can conduct electricity. Gloves are not designed to protect against wounds caused by operating machines; therefore, they are not suitable when using an electrical saw or any equipment for the removal of skin and tendons. Some knives, particularly those with thin blades for the boning process, can penetrate gloves to a certain point; wearing a glove will not fully remove the risk, but the seriousness of the wound will be significantly lower.
Take the measurement for the width of palm and find the correspondence number in bellowing chart. The glove size specified must be the correct size for the user’s hands. The gloves should fit the hands perfectly allowing sufficient freedom of movement for the fingers. It should not be too tight, a little larger is better.
Note that when even one single ring opens protection can be affected, so it is necessary to repair the damaged part. Gloves should be cleaned and sterilized immediately after use, i.e. brush them with water and detergent for the food industry, then rinse with a lot of clean hot water (min. 82°C).