How to Put a Glove On

Putting a glove on need not be complicated or difficult. Doing it correctly can be a matter of comfort or safety. This article will teach you how to put a glove on in a safe and proper manner.

Steps

  1. Image titled Determine which direction the gloves go Step 1
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    Determine which direction the gloves go on and which is left and right. Hold them up and look at which way the thumbs go.
  2. Image titled Insert your hand into the hole Step 2
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    Insert your hand into the hole at the bottom of the glove that is meant for your hand.
  3. Image titled Slide your fingers into the finger Step 3
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    Slide your fingers into the finger openings that are meant for the proper finger.
  4. Image titled Pull down the bottom part Step 4
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    Pull down the bottom part of the glove over your wrist and all the way on, if it is longer.
  5. Image titled Handle gloves by the wrists Step 5
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    Handle gloves by the wrists if contamination is a concern.

Tips

  • Do not worry if you put it on wrong, just try again. It happens to the best of us.
  • You find out if a glove fits your hand by pressing your hand on the palm side of the glove.The glove should be a slight bit larger than your hand or about the same size. If you are purchasing gloves, try them on if possible. Otherwise, look for a sizing chart.
    • Use a glove size chart by holding your palm against the single line on one side and noting which line on the other side your hand comes to. If you are between lines, start with the larger size.
  • Gloves can come in many different designs, leather gloves, fishing gloves that have nubs for grip grip, gardening gloves, and latex gloves. You can put on any gloves following these steps.

Warnings

  • If you develop a rash and/or itch in your hands, you might be allergic to the material of the gloves.
  • Use the appropriate glove for your task if safety is a concern.

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