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Global Patient Safety Challenge, Clean Care is Safer Care, is focusing part of its attention on improving hand hygiene standards and practices in health care along with implementing successful interventionsNew global Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care, developed with assistance from more than renowned
Two testing and classification standards exist to measure cut resistance The American ANSI ISEA standard and the European EN or CE standardBoth updated in , these standards address the classification and testing of hand protection for specific performance properties, with the most notable change being an increase to the levels of
Impact protection has been a hot topic in the hand protection space all year due to the roll out and adaptation of the new American National Standard for Performance and Classification for Impact Resistant
New Impact Protection TestThe updated EN standard will also include an impact protection testThis test is intended for gloves designed for protection against impactGloves that do not offer impact protection will not be subjected to this testFor that reason, there are three potential ratings that will be given, based on this test.
The new ANSI standard now features nine cut levels significantly reducing the gaps between each level and better defining protection levels for the cut resistant gloves and sleeves with the highest gram scoresThe graph below shows the differences between the old scale and the new scaleNew ANSI cut scores will feature an "A" in front of the