Difference between Sterile and Clean Gloves

This video from Patriotnurse.com does a great job of describing the differences between sterile and clean gloves.  At Glovenation.com we get this question a lot and this video helps to clarify things. Also,the video demonstration for putting on sterile gloves is very insightful. Check it out!...

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The Truth About Wyatt Earp & Tombstone Shootout at the OK Corral

I just completed reading a book by Jossie Earp. It gave me more insight into the truth about Wyatt Earp then all of the movies and other books I have read put together. I would suggest you get a copy of this book and read it if you are and are Earp fan or tombstone historical not like me. I am not trying to sell books only give you facts about the...

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Food Service Gloves and Typhoid Mary

Many are familiar with the DHEC poster that announces the ten most common causes of infection: it is a photo of a pair of hands with their ten fingers raised. The importance of washing hands cannot be underestimated. But this measure alone is not enough in many circumstances to reduce harmful bacteria transfer from hand to food.The introduction of...

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Why Use Nitrile Gloves

With so many other types of gloves available, why would anyone want to use nitrile gloves?”Because nitrile butadiene rubber is very different from natural (latex) rubber, that's why.Nitrile gloves were at first heralded as a solution to a growing minority of people who have developed allergies to the latex proteins that accompany latex gloves. But...

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Fingerprints, Despite Nitrile Gloves

Dusting for fingerprints is a common activity for a wide range of hobbyists and professionals, ranging from kids with sleuth kits from under the Christmas tree to real life crime solvers. Since the late 1800’s, lingering fingerprints have been the forefront forensic nemesis of intruders, burglars and murderers. The uniqueness of fingerprints as a r...

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Safety Tips for Tattoo Artist

Tattoo Artist Gloves Safety Tips for Tattoo ArtistsWash hands thoroughly and inspect for cuts or abrasions, bandaging any that are found.Keep nails trimmed to reduce glove punctures. Trim hangnails.If lesions, allergic rashes, etc. are present on hands, let these heal before returning to workCheck gloves for tears or pinholes during tattooing. Pet...

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10 Ways to Stay Safe In an Apartment

There’s no doubt that getting out on your own and living in your first apartment is a very exciting time. There is a new-found freedom. For the first time, you make the rules and you can let your decorating style take over.Apartment living has always appealed to me because you’re living in close proximity to a lot of other people and if...

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Latex Christmas Tree

Check out the NerdyNurse guide to making a Latex glove Christmas Tree.  This article does a great job of walking tou through the process including glove selection and design. ...

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