Drying rack for reusable gloves

reusable gloves hanging on a metal rack

Photos by: Kit Galvin

Use an industrial rack to dry reusable gloves after decontamination.

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Pesticide handlers like using this rack because it provides a way for the inside of a glove to dry after decontamination.


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Remember to inspect your reusable gloves for holes each time you clean or wear them.


“I use it after I wash my gloves. It’s very easy to use, there is nothing I dislike about it.”
Pesticide handler


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  • 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.


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  • Industrial or lab rack for drying containers.


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  • 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.



Reusable 15 mil nitrile gloves
Reusable 15 mil nitrile gloves


PERC Worker Protection Standard Guide

Pesticide Educational Resource Collaborative (PERC)

Worker Protection Standard


Washington State (Washington Administrative Code)

Oregon State (Oregon Administrative Rules)

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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.

PNASH Project 2016-2021 (CDC/NIOSH Cooperative Agreement # U54 OH007544)

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