Monday, July 11, 2005

BAGnewsNotes: The Picture From London: Beyond The Mask

"In some ways, its good to know that health providers are using vinyl gloves (blue? green I've seen here) as all the latex gloves have been replaced. I know it sounds offhand, but many were having career limiting allergic reactions to the cornstarch and powder residue in the latex ones. Also, on a 'scary' show about fires and firefighting limitations, narrated by Denzel Washington, was shown how in one warehouse, stockpiled latex gloves self-combusted into an inferno. The boxes ignited from the inside out!"

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