CutPRO® Cut Resistant Clothing In The Glass Industry

CutPRO® Cut Resistant Clothing

CutPRO® Cut Resistant Clothing is effectively reducing the risks for professionals working in flat glass production and processing facilities. These risks include cuts, lacerations and soft tissues puncture wounds. These injuries usually occur when encountering sharp or broken glass as well as cutting tools.

We genuinely believe CutPRO® Cut Resistant Clothing is your ultimate choice. Made from 100% Cut-Tex® PRO (the world’s most reliable cut resistant fabric) it is the result of extended research and valued input from senior safety professionals.

Offering ANSI/ISEA 2016 Blade Cut Resistance Level A5 and EN 388:2016 Cut Resistance Level E, it also offers the highest puncture resistance level 4 (EN 388:2016).

CutPRO® Cut Resistant Clothing can be adapted to your specific brand, design, operational duties or risks. Our garments can help you to successfully replace some of your existing garments:

  • Hi Vis Garments – on each of our garment we can use high visibility tape or high visibility colours so you will have no need to wear extra layers to comply with health & safety regulations.
  • Workwear Uniform - our garments are designed to look like a standard workwear uniform, they are extremely durable and come with options for colours and company logos.

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CutPRO® Cut Resistant Clothing | Facts & Figures & Statistics

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported arund 900,000 workplace injuries that resulted in days away from work in 2012. Both glazing contractors and glass manufacturers reported higher than average incidences of injury or illness during the year—133.7 for glazing contractors and 118.9 for glass manufacturers.

Based on records from the US Department of Labour, manufacturers of glass products have a total “recordable” incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses of 13.2 cases per 100 full-time workers per year.

According to International Labour Organization glass manufacturers have a total lost workday incidence rate of 6.5 cases per 100 workers per year. 93% of the lost workday cases in the glass manufacturing sector results from injuries rather than occupational illnesses

Reports published by the Queensland (Australia) Government suggest that in Australia, since 2012, there have been 126 glass smashing incidents, 13 involving stacks or racks of glass panelling.

The Health and Safety Executive in the United Kingdom states: 

“The handling of flat glass involves the risk of serious personal injury. HSE experience has shown that although the risk is higher in factories where flat glass is manufactured, serious accidents continue to happen in premises where glass is subsequently handled and processed…appropriate protective clothing should be worn when glass is handled manually”.

We strongly believe CutPRO® Cut Resistant Clothing can be deemed as ‘appropriate’.  It can effectively help reduce the risk of injuries at the workplace.  Ultimately it can even save lives, because if, just if a key artery is cut… the consequences will include rapid blood loss, subsequent shock and potential death.

Please view our product range online and contact us.

Robert Kaiser, CEO

PPSS Group

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