Lynn River Blog

How Long Should Work Gloves Last?

One of the most common concerns regarding work gloves is that they don’t last long enough. The responses differ. Sometimes it’s only a day, and sometimes it’s three weeks. If your glove is wearing out on a daily basis, you’re possibly using the wrong gloves for the job. The longevity of a work glove all […] ... Read More

Your Complete Guide to Disposable Gloves

Disposable gloves are essential for working in a huge range of industries including medicine, food processing, automotive, body art. However, because they are single-use, wearers do not give much thought to the glove’s composition. Disposable Glove Materials: Nitrile is a synthetic rubber that provides excellent protection against hazardous chemicals, solvents, oils and animal fats. It […] ... Read More

Your Complete Guide to Chemical Resistant Gloves

When choosing your chemical resistant gloves there are several factors to consider: First you must identify what chemicals are being used as well as the chemical concentration, temperature, expected frequency and duration of contact your hands will have with the chemical and what level of dexterity and grip you require for the task. Whether your […] ... Read More

Press Release: Hot New Brand Alert!

We have some exciting news regarding our safety range! ... Read More

Mythbuster – Cut-resistant Gloves

Misconceptions about Cut-Resistant Gloves There are many misconceptions about cut-resistant gloves and how they work – and not all cut resistant gloves provide the same level of protection. #1: Cut-resistant equals cut proof Cut-proof gloves are the unicorns of the workplace safety world — no, they are not magical and great – I mean completely […] ... Read More

Understanding Respiratory Protection In New Zealand

The two standards we have for RPD in New Zealand are the AS/NZS 1716:2003 and AS/NZS 1715:2003 AS/NZS 1716Is the performance standard for Respiratory protective devices (RPDs). Worksaferegulators expect respirators used in workplaces to meet the requirements of thisstandard. AS/NZS 1715Covers the selection, use and maintenance of RPDs. Provides users with the information they need […] ... Read More

New Years Safety Resolutions 2021

2021 is on the horizon (finally) and we’re excited to push forward into the year and make it the best yet! As it’s the season for it, we have some resolutions for everyone – and they’re safety orientated (Surprise!). Every year injuries in the workplace have been increasing and a lot of the time it’s […] ... Read More

Spring Thyme – Gardening for Kids!

The clocks go back this weekend and the kids are off school for a whole two weeks. We couldn’t think of a better way to keep them busy (and useful) than a spot of gardening. You’re never too young to learn some tips and tricks around the garden with these adorable activities and products they […] ... Read More

NZ National Gardening Week 2020

National Gardening Week 19th – 26th October: Plants for a Better Planet! 2020…. phew, glad that’s almost over! But before we jump ahead let’s think back to what Kiwis will remember most and what will our children will tell their children about this bizarre year. Kiwis will all remember banding together against COVID-19, our solidarity […] ... Read More

Winter Gloves: A few tips to keep your hands warm

Body temperature is vital: A persons average body heat generally sits around 37°C or around 98.5°F. If working in conditions lower than your body temperature you will need to retain your body heat by either increasing physical activity and/or increasing the insulation you have on your body – especially with gloves due to hands not […] ... Read More

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