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The Importance of Hand Safety and Why To Choose Nitrile Gloves

When it comes to hand safety, protective gloves are an essential part of any garage or workshop.

Hands are our most precious tools, and they can be easily damaged by the materials, chemicals, and debris that are common in workshop environments.

Wearing protective gloves helps guard against abrasions, cuts, and chemical injuries, as well as long-term conditions such as eczema and dermatitis.

Why Hand Protection Matters

Your hands are an incredibly valuable asset when it comes to any kind of work in a garage or workshop, and you only get one pair.

Statistics suggest that more than 25% of all workplace accidents involve hand and finger injuries. One of the most important responsibilities an employer holds is ensuring the health and safety of their employees and continued exposure to harmful substances can lead to long-term damage and skin conditions for workers. For these reasons, it is essential that garages and workshops provide the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), including protective gloves, to ensure the safety and well-being of their staff.

When selecting gloves for garage and workshop use, it is important to consider their material composition to ensure that they are comfortable, secure and well-fitting.  By taking these simple steps and wearing the appropriate PPE, workers in garages and workshops can achieve a safe and productive work environment.


Why Nitrile Over Latex?

When it comes to protecting hands in the garage or workshop, you want to make sure you're using the best possible protection. Nitrile gloves are widely considered the most effective option due to their strength, resistance to punctures and ability to protect against a wide range of chemicals.

  • Nitrile gloves are made from a synthetic rubber that presents no risk of triggering latex allergies, making them a smart option for protecting sensitive skin.
  • They provide a snug, comfortable fit and protect against potentially hazardous materials.
  • Nitrile gloves are a great choice for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Unlike latex gloves, Nitrile gloves offer better resistance against tearing and puncturing, while still providing enough flexibility and comfort to work safely and efficiently.

Overall, nitrile gloves are the best option when it comes to protecting your hands.With their superior strength and durability making them ideal for working with potentially hazardous materials in the garage or workshop.


Options for Nitrile Gloves

At Parma, we understand the importance of workplace safety and offer a range of high-quality nitrile gloves for garages and workshops. Our gloves offer superior strength, and resistance to tears and punctures, and are powder-free for minimal particulate contamination.

We offer nitrile gloves in varied colours to allow for colour coding in the workplace. This helps workers avoid the risk of cross-contamination by allocating certain colours to specific tasks.

Our Black Nitrile Gloves are a must for workshop staff health & safety. The Nitrile disposable gloves are latex free to reduce the risk of hypersensitivity and allergic reactions. These gloves are a better alternative to latex gloves, offering beaded cuffs to improve ease of donning and glove strength. Each box contains 100 gloves and has a removable tear-out panel to assist with easy access to gloves.

You can watch our video demonstrating the strength of our Black Nitrile Gloves here:

Boasting all the same qualities as the Black Nitrile Gloves, our Blue Nitrile Gloves provide the opportunity for colour coding that can help in the important prevention of cross-contamination.

Also available in boxes of 100, these powder-free Nitrile Gloves are a great solution for hand protection. Both our blue and black nitrile gloves are currently reduced from £9.99 to just £7.99 for 100, making now a great time to invest in hand safety.


For more intensive work our Ultra Heavy Duty Textured Orange Nitrile Gloves provide an exceptional grip, thanks to their diamond-patterned texture. On sale from £15.99 to £12.95, these orange gloves can be used as a heavy-duty disposable glove or a lightweight re-usable glove.

The superior strength nitrile formulation provides exceptional resistance to tears and punctures even in the toughest environments. Sensitive skin? No latex proteins are used, eliminating protein sensitisation.

If you’re looking to improve hand safety in your workplace we offer bulk and trade discounts with very competitive pricing on all of our nitrile gloves. Meaning you can ensure that you have the right gloves for the job without compromising your budget.


Contact us for trade discounts on Nitrile gloves!