JAIC 1984, Volume 23, Number 2, Article 6 (pp. 153 to 158)
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JAIC 1984, Volume 23, Number 2, Article 6 (pp. 153 to 158)

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR CONSERVATORS: GLOVES AND HAND PROTECTION

Lucy Commoner




SOME MANUFACTURERS OF PROTECTIVE GLOVES:

American Working Women's Supply Company

PO Box 100, Deer Park, NY 11729, (516)-667-6266

Dunn Products

37 S. Sangamon Street Chicago, IL 60607, (312)-666-5800

Edmont Wilson division of Becton

Dickinson & Co., 77 Walnut Street Cochoton, OH 43812

Granet

PO Box 588, 25 Loring Drive Framingham, MA 01701, (617)-875-3521

Lab Safety Supply

PO Box 1368, Janesville, WI 53547, (800)-356-6964

Magid Glove and Safety Manufacturing Co.

2060 North Kolmar Ave., Chicago, IL 60639, (800)-621-8010 or (312)-384-2070

Newtex Industries

Railroad Avenue, PO Box 25, Victor, NY 14564, (716)-924-9135

Norton Safety Products

PO Box 70729, Charleston, SC 29405, (803)-554-0660

Surety Rubber Co.

Box 92N3, Carrollton, OH 44615

protective clothing and gloves in women's sizes

also supplies Coverderm barrier cream for nonaqueous solvents

manufactures Zetex heat-resistant gloves



GENERAL INFORMATION ON WORK GLOVES IS AVAILABLE FROM:

Work Glove Manufacturers Association

Box H, Grayslake, IL 60030, (312) 223–9222

National Industrial Glove Distributors Association

2510 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401



BIBLIOGRAPHY

Commoner, Lucy, “Resistance to Chemicals of Common Glove Materials” [information packet compiled for AIC General Session Health and Safety Hazards in Art Conservation, AIC 10th Annual Meeting, 1982].

Dionne, E.D., “How to select proper hand protection,” National Safety News vol. 119, no. 5 (May 1979):, pp. 44–53.

McCann, Michael, Artist Beware, New York, Watson-Guptill Publications, 1979. “Guidelines for the Selection of Chemical Protective Equipment,” published by Arthur D. Little under the sponsorship of the EPA, 1983.

McFee, D.W., “How well do gloves protect hands against solvents,” Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineers, May 1964.

“NIOSH Certified Personal Protective Equipment 76–145,” published by NIOSH, Division of Technical Services, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226.

Petherbridge, Guy, ed., “Safety and Health in the Paper Conservation Laboratory,” The Paper Conservator, Vols 5 & 6, 1980–81.

Stellman, Jeanne and Daum, Susan, Work is Dangerous to Your Health, New York, Vintage Books, 1973.

“Work Gloves,” National Safety News, vol. 118, no. 1 (July 1978), pp. 78–82.


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