What type of gloves should I wear?

The type of gloves very much depends on:

  • the type of work you do; for work with hazardous chemicals, consult the chemical's SDS
  • whether or not you are allergic to latex

UCLA’s PPE Selection Guide provides an overview over different types of gloves and their usage.

Additional glove-related information:

After your work is done, dispose of the gloves into the appropriate type of trash

  • Biohazardous material into biohazardous waste
  • Radioactive material into radioactive waste
  • Hazardous chemicals into chemical waste
  • Non-hazardous material into regular trash

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