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PPE November 8, 2012

Professional strength for hand protection

Glove manufacturer since 1948, Mapa offers specialist expertise for hand protection. We have developed a glove for every task in various industries: Food, Chemical,…

PPE November 2, 2012

Hand arm vibration measurements and estimates

Vibration is measured in metres per seconds (m/s²) the larger the value the higher the vibration. Typical values range from 15 m/s² for road breakers to 1 m/s²for…

PPE November 1, 2012

PPE FAQ: hand arm vibration (HAVS)

WHAT IS HAND ARM VIBRATION (HAVS)? Vibration transmitted from work processes into workers’ hands and arms. It can be caused by operating hand-held power tools…