July 7, 2011
Hand Protection Products in Stock
-- A job on an oil rig, a platform at sea, or at a refinery is tough work. Long hours, temperature extremes, and sometimes dangerous working conditions combine for an environment that can produce injuries for the workers. When you consider: As the number of oil and gas industry workers has grown in recent years, injuries and fatalities are on the rise, too. With fatalities nearly eight times those of all U.S. workers and non-fatal injuries occurred at a rate of 2.0 per 100 full-time oil and gas extraction workers, 3.0 for workers in support activities for oil and gas extraction, but 5.4 for drilling oil and gas wells, the need for safety equipment and safe work practices is growing. For the oil and gas industry, some 38 percent of insurance claims are for hand inquiries. This includes finger pinching, severe cuts, and abrasions and crushing injuries. For oil and gas companies, the impact of each hand injury is $4,000 in administrative costs alone. A major safety issue in the oil and gas industry is hand injuries — especially hairline fractures, bruising blows, and pinched fingers.
To this end, Project Sales Corp brought in the Kong line of Ironclad tough gloves designed for the oil industry. Today Kong Gloves is used by Transocean, Schlumberger, GE Vetco Gray, Norscot, BJ Services, Baker Hughes and many more customers in India.
Now Project Sales Corp extends the range of offerings to improve upon hand safety including Permatex hand cleaners, Deb and Solent barrier creams, hand sanitizers, workplace towels, bacteria wipes, polka dotted gloves and rigger gloves with polka dots from UK, Nitrile Gloves from Ansell and Lakeland, Vinyl Gloves from North Safety USA, Ringers Mechanics and Impact Gloves, and the new Kong SD Super Dexterity Gloves for the rig construction markets.
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In the Oil & Gas side, we market brands like SPC, Brady, Molykote, Dow Corning, 3M, Kennedy, Gojo, Jetlube, Bestolife, Hilman Rollers, CRC, LPS, Magnaflux, Prinzing, Denso, Uvex, etc making us a one-stop source for the specialty consumables used in oil drilling rigs. Our customers include Allseas, Aker Solutions, Halliburton, Schlumberger, Essar, Helix, Hercules, ABO, BJ Services, Dolphin Drilling, Allseas, Technip SA, Leighton Contractors, Expro, etc