Pesticide handlers like using this rack because it provides a way for the inside of a glove to dry after decontamination.
Remember to inspect your reusable gloves for holes each time you clean or wear them.
Setup & use
- Mount the glove rack in a clean area.
- Decontaminate reusable gloves after use.
- Check gloves for holes and wear.
- Hang gloves on the glove rack until they are dry inside and out.
- Store clean gloves in the PPE storage area.
- Industrial or lab rack for drying containers.
- Use the glove type listed in the product label.
- Ensure reusable gloves are at least 14 mils thick.
- To find holes stretch the gloves or fill with water.
Worker Protection Standard
Standard for Pesticide Handlers
40 CFR 170.240 (b)5i. Personal Protective Equipment - Gloves
Requirements for Protection of Agricultural Pesticide Handlers
40 CFR 170.507 Personal protective equipment
Washington State (Washington Administrative Code)
WAC 16-233-216 Personal protective equipment—40 C.F.R., § 170.507.
Oregon State (Oregon Administrative Rules)
- OARs 437-004-6000, 170.1 - 170.260 Subdivision W, Worker Protection Standard
- OAR 170.507 Personal protective equipment
We hope that you are inspired to use these solutions in your workplace. Did you try one of the practical solutions or develop a new one? We would appreciate hearing about your ideas and experiences.
Thank you and safe pesticide handling,
Contact your state agency for more information on WPS regulations. The content of this website is for informational purposes only. It may need modification to fit your needs or it may not be appropriate for your workplace. Safe use of these solutions is your responsibility. The University of Washington and the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety & Health Center is not responsible for any loss or damage resulting from the use of the information provided on this website.
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