Safety work gloves for mechanical, cut, chemical and thermal risks
Welcome to uvex safety Australia & New Zealand experts in industrial safety gloves and hand protection. In our wide range of gloves, you will find the right work glove for your application be it general handling gloves, gloves for mechanical work, cut-resistant gloves, needle-resistant gloves (HexArmor), chemical-resistant gloves. We pay particular attention to fit and comfort, as well as reliable protection for all of our products.
Based in Lüneburg, Germany, the uvex centre of expertise is a state-of-the-art automated and environmentally certified manufacturing facility with stringent quality control measures to ensure first-class quality of our safety gloves. By manufacturing in Germany, uvex pursues efficient, resource-preserving production processes and ensures that the path from manufacturer to end-user is as short as possible. If you are looking to protect your hands in the workplace, our hand protection specialist can help you to select the correct safety gloves for your area of application:
- Extremely high cut resistant
- Suitable for touchscreens
- Outstanding oil grip
- Impact resistant
- Industrial puncture resistant
- airLite aqua-polymer coating
- Aqua-polymer foam
- High-performance elastomer (HPE)
- High-performance-vinyl (HPV) grip dots
- Handling acetone, cleaning agents, adhesives and solvents
- Wet applications
- Damp and oily working conditions
- Damp, wet, oily or greasy areas
- Light oily applications
- all applications that require high levels of cut protection while maintaining fit and dexterity
- General maintenance work
- Working with touchscreens
uvex safety gloves introduction
The protection of our hands – one of the most important parts of our bodies – requires high-quality safety gloves and custom-tailored service solutions. uvex safety gloves is uvex's competence center for working gloves and it maintains the biggest safety gloves production in Europe. The majority of our gloves is "Made in Germany" and then shipped world-wide.
Hand protection - additional information
When working, our hands are constantly in direct contact with the objects and materials at our workplace. It is important to find the right occupational glove for the corresponding hazardous situation. There are many factors which must be taken into consideration when selecting the appropriate ppe safety gloves.
The requirements for suitable work gloves change completely depending on whether your employees are doing delicate precision work or are operating heavy machinery. whether they are working in dry areas or wet or oily environments, whether they will come into contact with chemicals or are exposed to mechanical risks.
ESD and Touchscreen Gloves
The protective gloves have a special advantage: they are touchscreen compatibility with all common screens, tablets and mobile phones. In addition, the phynomic airLite ESD gloves are designed for ESD requirements in accordance with EN 16350:340. Find out more
How to read a glove rating?
The European Standard EN 388:2016 covers the test requirements for safety gloves that are provided to protect against mechanical risks, which covers abrasion, blade cut, puncture, tearing and impact. Find out more about how to read the glove standards and cut ratings on your safety gloves? Click here
HexArmor® safety gloves
uvex and HexArmor® – two brands with one global mission: protecting people. We offer a selected range of safety gloves from HexArmor’s portfolio in Australia and New Zealand. View Hexarmor hand protection range.
Innovative cut protection
Take a look at the latest uvex cut protection technology in the uvex D500 foam and uvex phynomic C5 gloves here.
uvex chemical gloves
Wearing the right safety gloves is essential when working with chemicals. Find out more about the uvex chemical glove range and learn how to put on and take off chemical protective gloves correctly.