be worn for all procedures that might involve direct skin
contact with toxins, blood, infectious materials, or infected
animals. Rings or hand jewelry that would interfere with glove
functioning should be removed before gloving.
Gloves should be
removed carefully and decontaminated with other laboratory wastes
before disposal. Reusable gloves (e.g. insulated, chemical resistant,
etc.) may be used only where necessary and must be appropriately
Hands must be washed with an appropriate germicidal soap after
gloves are removed, before leaving the laboratory, and at any
time after handling materials known or suspected to be contaminated.
Please make sure that your hand are completely dry.