A global biopharmaceutical business sought Ansell's help with standardizing their PPE and making sure their workers were well protected.




This company is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business, with multiple plants in North America. Their innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. They asked Ansell to help with standardizing their PPE, to check the efficiency of their current PPE against the chemicals they were using and to help prevent cut injuries.


  • Reduce the amount of SKUs
  • Standardize PPE
  • Reduce hand injuries


AnsellGUARDIAN® was used in every department from R&D to quality control. This also included maintenance facilities, all the way through to their clean and sterile applications. The company supplied a list of the chemicals they used in addition to the number and type of injuries incurred, which streamlined the process. The hazards causing hand injuries were quickly identified and attention was drawn to other safety issues they weren’t aware of. These problems were then rectified before they had a chance to become bigger.

The company chose the Nitrilite™ 93-401 for clean room as well as TouchNTuff® 73-500 for their sterile applications. They also chose the HyFlex® 11-318 as an under glove to protect against cut injuries.


The use of AnsellGUARDIAN® resulted in the reduction in SKUs from 16 different glove types to two along with a significant decrease in cut injuries that led to approximately $50,000 of savings annually. There are plans in place to expand AnsellGUARDIAN® solutions to all the sites in North America.

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Ansell is a global supplier of personal protection (PPE) equipment solutions designed for workers in a wide range of industries. Ansell's customers include businesses engaged in the Manufacturing, Agriculture, Healthcare and Scientific sectors, as well as many other business sectors. Ansell has developed a global presence that includes sales, operations and manufacturing sites in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia and employs more than 15,000 people worldwide. Ansell's position as a market leader has evolved over more than 100 years of history and can be attributed to our history of providing innovative protection solutions to workers through a deep understanding of the worker experience.

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