When it comes to electricity, it is always best to be safe than sorry. That’s why, aside from exercising caution when dealing with electricity, we need to use every appropriate protective equipment to reduce risks from electrical hazards. One such essential items of PPE or Personal Protective Equipment are rubber insulated gloves. Insulated gloves can be your first line of defense to keep you safe and prevent electric shocks.
Types of Electrical Gloves
There are two types of electrical gloves, Type I which are not resistant to ozone, are typically made from are natural rubber, while Type II rubber gloves are resistant to ozone and are usually made from synthetic rubber. In most cases, rubber insulated gloves must be worn under leather protector to provide protection from abrasions, cuts, and punctures.