Our Solution for a Changing World
A 30-year veteran in the glove manufacturing industry, GHS Holdings CEO, Gary Schloss felt obliged and inspired to bring a protective glove to market to help offer a solution to contain the spread of COVID-19, as well as to provide an additional level of safety for family, friends, community and society. Gary and his team have been working to bring a solution to market since the outbreak of the pandemic in Spring of 2020.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten our health, livelihoods and way of life, the world is also scrambling to meet a critical shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including gloves. We hope our products help to address the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) and ease demand for medical grade latex gloves by providing an alternative antimicrobial solution for everyday workers and consumers. BlocAid™ gloves are ideal for use during the current COVID-19 pandemic: from commuting to work, handling package deliveries, for school age children on buses or navigating hygiene protocols in classrooms and workplaces.
BlocAid™ gloves add an additional level of protection to your daily routine while offering the advantage of being more environmentally conscious. By practicing safe hand hygiene protocols and wearing this product, we can offer an added layer of protection for a cleaner personal environment.
An Environmental Crisis Unfolds
A frightening crisis is now unfolding, as growing numbers of front line healthcare workers get infected due to shortage of protective gear. As a result, per capita consumption of medical gloves, especially examination gloves is expected to witness a sudden temporary spike as the pandemic continues to ravage the world. We need our front line healthcare workers to have access to as many pairs as this PPE as possible.
Disposable Latex and Nitrile gloves are non-recyclable and take decades to break down. They are showing up in parking lots and in landfills at an undeniably high rate as more consumers purchase and use these disposable gloves for daily activity. Despite being made from natural rubber trees, other chemicals are added to form the gloves which renders them non-biodegradable and dangerous for the environment.
BlocAid™ gloves are made of 100% recycled polyester yarns and treated with EcoZinc™ vs. toxic chemicals. These are multi-use gloves and can last a single user many months, offering an added layer of protection for the individual in a variety of work and everyday environments. Even the packaging we use is made from recycled paper.
BlocAid™ seamless knit gloves are touch screen compatible and are developed and manufactured in the US.