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How does everyone make their hands shrimp safe?

I work in a wood yard handling treated timber which has been coated in copper chrome arsonate (lovely sounding compound) And have pretty much resorted to not touching anything...

Adjusting suction cups with a pair of tweezers is becoming a pita.

Any chippies or the like out there? How do you clean your hands?

Also as a smoker how do other smokers deal with it? Im always paranoid about putting my hands in the tanks after a ciggy.

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JohnH

I gave the ciggies away a few years back so i dont have to worry about that.

I normally wash my hands with soap to get contaminates off then re-wash/rise them really well with just water. I guess you could use vinegar and then rinse well?

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blindfisherman

Yeah I wash with soap at work but the only soap that cleans off all the crap is pretty nasty smelling stuff itself.

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Heavyd

Look for a new job. Clearly this job is getting in the way of your main objective in life.......shrimp.

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blindfisherman

Unfortunately without my job I deffo wouldnt be able to afford to study in sydney and probably wouldn't have shrimp...

I know I gotta quit the ciggies... that will happen eventually...

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Squiggle
I know I gotta quit the ciggies... that will happen eventually...

I hear that buddy, lol :victorious:

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neosin

I don't wash, don't need to :P

I got a 100+ pairs of these

Can prob trade some if anyone wants

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Heavyd

How much for an ArmDom lol?

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blindfisherman

OMFG neosin.... where do I source a pallet of these?

I got as far as thinking about gloves... full arm gloves never even crossed my mind though...

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blindfisherman
How much for an ArmDom lol?

This just gave me stitches laughing...

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mr_c265
I don't wash' date=' don't need to :P

I got a 100+ pairs of these

Can prob trade some if anyone wants

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If a doctor walked in with that bad boy on i'd be running for the hills.

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2OFUS
I don't wash' date=' don't need to :P

I got a 100+ pairs of these

Can prob trade some if anyone wants

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if they are for medical use be careful as they will have a steriliser or a anti bacterial residue on them

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blindfisherman

They look kinda like full length versions of the gloves I used to use for fibreglassing.

I think they were just straight plastic without the additives. But as you have mentioned garry I will be careful...

Probably just going to stick to my extra long equipment to keep my hands out.... ahh well by the end of it I should have the control/ precision with the tweezers to catch flies ninja style...

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mr_c265
if they are for medical use be careful as they will have a steriliser or a anti bacterial residue on them

I thought medical gloves were radiation sterilized?

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2OFUS
I thought medical gloves were radiation sterilized?

I'm not sure

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MrShrimp
If a doctor walked in with that bad boy on i'd be running for the hills.

First thing doctor would say " could you please stand up and touch your toes"

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mr_c265
I'm not sure
Haha' date=' me either! I thought it was radiation and not chemicals, and i hope so because i've been using sterile gloves for feeding because i've been covered in silicone, paint and putty the last week. Not sure if they're all the same either.
First thing doctor would say " could you please stand up and touch your toes"
Oooooh, do not want. Had to touch my toes for an army medical once, so VERY glad it didn't end the way i'm thinking it could've now.

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BlueBolts
Probably just going to stick to my extra long equipment to keep my hands out.... /QUOTE]

1stly seeing that armdom made me laugh, then the above got me in stitches....lol

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They look kinda like full length versions of the gloves I used to use for fibreglassing.

I think they were just straight plastic without the additives. But as you have mentioned garry I will be careful...

Probably just going to stick to my extra long equipment to keep my hands out.... ahh well by the end of it I should have the control/ precision with the tweezers to catch flies ninja style...

Ahhhhsoooooo Mr Miagi

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Wraithie

I think for OH&S issues most sterile gloves will be radiated (otherwise the chemicals would leech into people who have to wear them constantly.

I work in a medical research facility and there are soooo many different types of gloves that have been treated in different ways. If i had to pick one to use for shrimp i would be going for catering/food grade. Also be very careful to not use powdered gloves. IMO the ones that are being used above are not medical as they would fit much more snugly, perhaps they are vet gloves.

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ineke

Pretty sure they are vet gloves for pregnancy testing cows and horses and unblocking constipated faeces a load of crap really:encouragement: sure as hell would run if a doctor asked me to open up wide if he had them on:sour:

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ninja
How does everyone make their hands shrimp safe?

I work in a wood yard handling treated timber which has been coated in copper chrome arsonate (lovely sounding compound) And have pretty much resorted to not touching anything...

Adjusting suction cups with a pair of tweezers is becoming a pita.

Any chippies or the like out there? How do you clean your hands?

Also as a smoker how do other smokers deal with it? Im always paranoid about putting my hands in the tanks after a ciggy.

Why don't you were gloves at work when handling the treated timber.

Smoking.....easy, smoke with one hand, put the other hand in the tank. Lol

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blindfisherman
Why don't you were gloves at work when handling the treated timber.

Smoking.....easy' date=' smoke with one hand, put the other hand in the tank. Lol[/quote']

I refuse to wear gloves when working with machines... seen too many horror stories from gloves getting caught and sucking the hand in too.

I have been taught how to smoke by a quadraplegic without touching the smoke so I might have to resort to that when I wanna play with the shrimp.

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ninja

Ok you didn't say you were working with machines, I had a cousin-in-law killed that way. If you are working with a machine you don't need to handle the logs then.

I would suggest a surgeon type scrub of your hands when you get home and a pretty thorough rinse in straight water.

How does your friend smoke then, lol?

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