Using Gloves Safely

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If a knife injury occurs, there may be lots of blood coming out of the wound. Even if there is only a small amount of blood or bodily fluid present, you must wear gloves if you have them. This protects both you and the casualty. If you do not have gloves, a common substitute to use is a plastic bag. After taking the gloves out of the box or packaging, check the gloves for damage and remove any sharp jewellery which may cause the gloves to tear. Remove the gloves one at a time, turning them inside out. After you have taken the first glove off, scrunch it up in your other hand and then take the second glove off so that one glove is inside the other. Thoroughly wash your hands after wearing the gloves to avoid any possible contamination.