A General Purpose Glove Program is an important part of managing safety in your operation. General purpose gloves, including both Coated and Non-Coated protection solutions, represent an in important part of any hand protection portfolio. These gloves are designed to offer a cost-effective solution for workers engaged in many types of general assembly, fabrication and maintenance operations. General purpose gloves offer a moderate level of protection against cuts and abrasions in a wide variety of daily tasks.

Why is workplace general hand protection important?

Skin and hand damage have impacts on an individual and their workplace. Workplace accidents have financial impacts on the employer, as well as reductions in productivity and efficiency.

• 13% of all industrial injuries occur on the hand

• Abrasions are among the top hand injuries, only behind cuts

• The liners of coated gloves and the coating material provide protection against abrasions

• The coating also provides enhanced grip, allowing the user to be more productive and safer in the work environment

What are the differences between the various general purpose gloves?

Glove Categories
Glove Categories

What goes into a general purpose glove?

Glove Materials

Basically, mechanical gloves consist of special fibers, yarns and coatings


A variety of yarns and fibers are used in General Purpose gloves to increase comfort and dexterity:

Talk to Us!

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

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.

Browse Products from Ansell

More on Personal Safety

Winter is coming. And for millions of workers this means planning for how to keep your head, ears, face, nose, and neck warm.

One of the most effective ways to improve indoor air quality and protect the occupants of your building is to upgrade the HVAC air filters that are used to treat the air.

In this episode of MSC's Tooling Up, Eddie Saunders Jr., MSC Expert Host is joined by Adam Gilley, National Distribution Sales Manager at Big Ass Fans, for a real-time discussion around the importance of implementing HVLS systems in a manufacturing environment.


Signing into Better MRO is easy. Use your username / password, or register to create an account. We’ll bring you back here as soon as you’re done.

Redirecting you in 5 seconds