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Test our gloves: SHOWA 4 week trial program

The SHOWA 4WTP consists of a strategic plan whereby glove trials can be managed effectively through 4 timed processes. These processes evaluate the performance of a SHOWA glove vs a currently used glove, indicating user preferences and advantages in terms of comfort, dexterity, fit and longevity. After 4 weeks a cost efficient, custom-made plan for your hand protection needs is presented.

of all occupational accidents involve hand injuries, making them the most common type of injury besides back strains.*

average cost of lost time accident (FR 2011).*

average cost of accident causing permanent disability.*


*The data given is only for France, the figures are similar in all main industrialized countries. Eurostat

THE 4WTP ADVANTAGE

    • Free of charge
    • Strategic & cost efficient trial plan
    • Effective glove trials through 4 timed processes
    • Evaluation of the performance between SHOWA Glove and existing glove
    • Test of comfort, dexterity, fit and longevity
    • Indicates user preferences and advantages
    • Hand protection program after 4 weeks

HERE’S HOW IT WORKS

4WTP is a 4-Phase Methodology is a holistic approach to optimizing your operation’s safety and cost-performance. Beginning with a comprehensive hazard assessment, we identify risks in your workplace and establish a benchmark to measure the impact of 4WTP effectiveness over time.

1. INITIAL MEETING

  • Visit customer to discuss glove requirements and attributes, assess risks and evaluate protection required
  • Present suggestions together with pertinent information on the product and the features and benefits
  • Once products suggestion are agreed upon, the trial can take place

2. PROVIDING SAMPLES FOR TRIAL

  • Personally hand out samples to the individuals selected for trial
  • Test the users for fit and educate on glove qualities
  • Advise user on the timescale of the trial (generally 1 week)
  • Encourage each person to keep the pair trialled for inspection in week

3. SAMPLES TRIAL EVALUATION

  • SHOWA staff interviews each user who trialled the gloves
  • Glove inspection
  • Complete the questionnaire about both the currently-used glove vs SHOWA glove, to compare the wear and features
  • User then signs the trial form

4. HAND PROTECTION PROGRAM

  • Recorded feedback on glove trial are presented and evaluated with the customer contact point
  • Following success on glove trial, SHOWA provides an offer to the customers with the recommended products, technical information and datasheet
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