Protective Gloves and Sleeves

Learn about the proper practices for inspecting, repairing, wearing, and maintaining gloves and sleeves.


Review of the lesson, Working Safely with Electricity, is recommended.


Describe the hazards for which gloves should be worn and the factors to consider when selecting gloves.  Identify proper practices for inspecting gloves and sleeves prior to use.  Identify proper practices for repairing gloves and sleeves.  Identify proper practices for wearing gloves and sleeves.  Identify proper practices for caring for gloves and sleeves.


Define PPE.  Follow safe work habits.  Identify and use alerting techniques.  Properly use barriers.  Identify the need for an attendant.  Identify the requirements for being “qualified”.