PULP & PAPER

Building Material Supplier Reduces Puncture Wounds with MCR Safety

 

Challenge:

A building materials supplier's employees are exposed to unfinished lumber, putting them at risk of puncture wounds from large lumber splinters. Employees need large 8 inch gauntlet leather gloves to protect against puncture hazards. The supplier's current glove was discontinued a new solution was needed, with the same protection levels, to replace it. 

Solution:

LineDrive completed and assessments of the applications on site and made a suggestion that would minimize puncture wounds. LineDrive worked with MCR Safety product management to develop an 8 inch gauntlet glove. MCR Safetf s glove outperformed the discontinued glove, lasting 4 days vs 2 days, all while minimize puncture injuries. 

Documented Cost Savings:

The previous gloves cost the supplier $57,200 a year and the new MCR Safety option will cost $28,600. The supplier will save $28,600 a year with the new 
MCR Safety gloves.