Trailer Manufacturing

Automotive Professions and Hazards Matrix
Find the appropriate PPE for specific automotive hazards with a simple easy to follow guide.

Common Trailer Manufacturing Hazards

Find the right MCR Safety product that protects you against these common hazards.


Abrasive Handling

Assembling metal trailers require flexible yet abrasion-resistant gloves.

Common Applications:

  • Connecting metal parts
  • Aligning metal work pieces

9693PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 15 Gauge Kevlar® PU Palm and Fingers
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96782

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

96720NF

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology Foam Nitrile Palm Coating

9378

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 7 Gauge DuPont™ Kevlar® Sleeves  18 Inch Length

Arm Injuries

Anytime you're working around metal, it only makes sense to wear the best cut-resistant PPE.  An added bonus is wearing HiVis orange, allowing quick identification of workers.  Choose the proper PPE to protect your arms.

Common Applications:

  • Transporting materials
  • Deburring
  • Assembling finished products

9178OT

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 7 Gauge Orange Kevlar® 18 Inch Sleeve with  Elbow Gusset  and Thumb Slot

9178T

MCR Safety Cut Pro® DuPont™ Kevlar® Fiber, 18 Inch with Thumb Slot

9218M13

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Hypermax® Cut Resistant Sleeves 13 Gauge HPPE / Synthetic Material 18 Inch...

9314D10

MCR Safety Cut Pro®  10 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology  14 Inch length with gusset

Chemicals and Liquids

Trailers come in a wide range of colors.  Mixing these colors requires lightweight chemical-resistant gloves.  Check out our Chemical Permeation Guide for specific chemical breakthrough times.

Learn More About Chemicals and Liquids Protection

Common Applications:

  • Touching up surfaces
  • Cleaning machines
  • Mixing ingredients

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MG9756

13-Gauge Seamless Cotton / Polyester Shell MicroFinish® Nitrile Coating 12 Inch Gauntlet Cuff
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MG9645

PredaStretch™ Glove 15 Gauge Cut Resistant Synthetic Shell PVC / Nitrile Coated with Sandy Finish

N2658HVO

Ninja® Alchemy PVC double coated with 15-gauge nylon shell 14 Inch gauntlet cuff

5319

Nitri-Chem®,Green Nitrile, 13" Length, Flock Lined, 15 mil

Cut and Sense of Touch

A barehand feel is what most workers prefer, yet have been denied in the name of safety.  With today’s advanced fiber technology, you can feel what you were meant to feel all along, but with the cut protection you require.  When it comes to assembling hydraulic engines for trailers, MCR Safety has you covered in this industry.  Be sure to check out our Cut Protection Page for additional information.

Learn More About Cut and Sense of Touch Protection

Common Applications:

  • Assembling finished products
  • Assembling parts

92718PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...
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9818NF

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge ARX™ Aramid Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...
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9828PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge ARX™ Aramid Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

90780

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology Sandy Nitrile Palm Coating

Dirt, Grime, and Fluids

Building trailers involves work conditions where only the best PPE will suffice.  From hydraulic fluids to building small engines to installing axles for trailers, workers prefer PPE that hides dirt and keeps them protected.

Common Applications:

  • Repairing equipment and machinery
  • Assembling oily objects and components

92720NF

MCR Safety Cut Pro®  10 Gauge HyperMax™ Shell Cut and Puncture Resistant Work Gloves Nitrile Foam...

9178NF

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge Kevlar®/synthetic Nitrile foam coated palm

9178T

MCR Safety Cut Pro® DuPont™ Kevlar® Fiber, 18 Inch with Thumb Slot

92733PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge HyperMax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work Gloves PU...

Heat, Burns, and Hot Objects

Exposure to heat is all too common for metal fabricators.   Hot tools, hot machine parts, and hot metal are always a concern.  Be sure to check out our ITC Heat Resistant blog.

Common Applications:

  • Maintaining production machines

4600

MCR Safety Blue Beast® Leather Welding Work Gloves Jersey Lined Select Side Split...

93861

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Hero™ 7 Gauge Kevlar® / Stainless Steel / Nylon Leather Palm

93130MK

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Cut Resistant Waist Apron Modacrylic / Kevlar® Fibers 30 Inches x 24 Inches

93719MK

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Cut Resistant Sleeves Modacrylic / Kevlar® Fibers  19 Inch Length

Impaired Vision

Grinding out a metal tong for a trailer requires the best safety glasses and face shields.

Common Applications:

  • Assembling finished products
  • Forming metal with a machine press
  • Welding

CL410AF

Checklite® CL4 Series Safety Glasses with Clear Anti-Fog Lens Earplug Retaining...

104PF

"XO Skeleton" Headgear Clear 1 piece molded face shield MAX6™ Premium Anti-Fog Coating

103640

Ratchet Headgear / 8"x15.5" .040 Clear PETG Shield

T4110AF

Rubicon® T4 Series Safety Glasses with Clear Lens UV-AF™ Anti-Fog Coating Curved Frameless Lens...

Manual Parts Handling

Handling metal parts will quickly lacerate your hands, and a trailer has a lot of metal parts.

Common Applications:

  • Transporting materials
  • Positioning parts
  • Handling sharp metal parts

N9676DT

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Ninja BNF with NFT Coating 15 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology 47% Greater...

9318D7

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 7 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology 18 Inch Length
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9178PUO

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge Orange Kevlar® PU coated palm

9693

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 15 Gauge Stretch Kevlar® Textured Nitrile Palm & Fingers

Painting

Spray painting the trailer exposes workers’ hands.  Some nice Grippaz gloves should be your ticket to clean, dry hands!

Learn More About Painting Protection

Common Applications:

  • Spray painting
  • Cleaning production vehicles for coating

6016O

NitriShield® with Grippaz™ Technology 6 mil Orange Nitrile 9.5 Inch Length

6018

NitriShield® with Grippaz™ Technology 8 mil Blue Nitrile 12 Inch Length
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6014B

”Nitrishield®” with Grippaz™ Technology Industrial/Food Service Grade 4.5 mil 9.5 Inch...
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6046G

”Nitrishield®” with Grippaz™ Technology Industrial/Food Service Grade 6 mil 9.5 Inch...

Pinch Points

Banging metal around is what workers do in this industry. Check out our high-dexterity, high cut-resistance, and back-of-hand protection.

Common Applications:

  • Maintaining production machines
  • Metal handling

MU3634K

Mustang Utility Leather Drivers Work Gloves Grain Goat Double Palm Lined and Sewn with DuPont™...

FT2906

MCR Safety FlexTuff® Mechanics Gloves Synthetic leather palm HyperMax™ cut resistant palm...

FF2931

MCR Safety® Forceflex®  Mechanics Gloves, Cut Resistant D3O® back of hand and padded palm Two-way...

MC500

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves 10 Gauge HPPE / Synthetic Brushed Nylon Silicone Palm...

Puncture

Metal splinters, small metal chips, and burrs are found all over the metal pieces.  It might be smart to wear some high-rated ANSI puncture gloves.  Check out our blog on Top Puncture Resistant Gloves.

Learn More About Puncture Protection

Common Applications:

  • Cutting, shaping, and forming metal

92743BP

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge HyperMax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...
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92735N

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 15 Gauge Hypermax™ shell  Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

PD2905A

Predator™ Mechanics Gloves Cut Resistant Work Gloves Made with Alycore™ Cut and Puncture...

9687

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 10 Gauge Kevlar® Latex Palm and Fingertips

Sharp Objects

Trailer manufacturing workers assemble axels and suspensions.  Their hands can quickly get injured from sharp metal edges and jagged surfaces.

Common Applications:

  • Working with sharp metal

9693PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 15 Gauge Kevlar® PU Palm and Fingers

FF2931

MCR Safety® Forceflex®  Mechanics Gloves, Cut Resistant D3O® back of hand and padded palm Two-way...

N9676G

Ninja® Max 10 gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology Bi-Polymer Coated Palm and Fingertips

9378

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 7 Gauge DuPont™ Kevlar® Sleeves  18 Inch Length

UV Radiation

Welders need shaded eyewear when cutting and grinding, or when exposed to searing rays.  Be sure to check out our Welding Protection page for more information.

Learn More About UV Radiation Protection

Common Applications:

  • Cutting and Grinding

S21130

S21 Series, 3.0 Filter Lens Metal Temples Non-Slip TPR temple material

RP2120

RP2 Series Welding Safety Glasses with Green Lenses Filter Shade 2.0 Dark Safety Glasses Foam...

LW2130G

Law® LW2 Series Welding Safety Glasses with Gray Lens Filter Shade 3.0 Dark Safety Glasses Soft...

104PF

"XO Skeleton" Headgear Clear 1 piece molded face shield MAX6™ Premium Anti-Fog Coating

Welding and Cutting

With over 20,000 welders working in trailer manufacturing, welding safety gear is a high priority. There is always the risk of burns or coming into contact with hot objects for welders.  Be sure to check out our Welding Protection page.

Learn More About Welding and Cutting Protection

Common Applications:

  • Filling holes and seams of fabricated metal products
  • Welding components in flat, vertical, and overhead positions
  • Adding material to metal work pieces

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49751

MCR Safety Welding Premium Gold Grain Elkskin Leather Cotton / Foam Lined Back Sewn with DuPont™...
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4890

MCR Safety Welding Premium Top Grain Goatskin Palm, Split Leather Back 2.5 Inch Split Leather...

4622

MCR Safety Red Fox Leather Welding Work Gloves Foam Lined Select Side Split Leather Reinforced...

38030MW

Welding Jacket, 30 inch with 3 pockets

Welding Sharp Objects

Welding fuses steel pieces together on trailers, which means there is always sharp metal close by.  We offer cut-resistant liners in several of our styles.  Be sure to check out our Welding Protection page for more information.

Learn More About Welding Sharp Objects Protection

Common Applications:

  • Filling holes and seams of fabricated metal products
  • Welding components in flat, vertical, and overhead positions
  • Adding material to metal work pieces

MU3624GK

Mustang Utility Leather Work Gloves Grain Goat Double Palm DuPont™ Kevlar® Lined and...

4840K

MCR Safety Red Ram Leather Welding Work Gloves, Kevlar™ Lined Premium Grain Goatskin Leather 6 ...

4850K

MCR Safety Gloves For Glory Leather Welding Work Gloves, Kevlar® Lined Premium Grain Goatskin...

48406K

MCR Safety Welding Leather Welding Work Gloves Premium Grain Goatskin Leather 5 Inch Split...

Welding Sparks

Sparks can burn through cotton or synthetic work shirts, causing the material to combust.  With leather welding gear, you've got the protection you need when welding a trailer together.  Be sure to check out our Welding Protection page for more information.

Learn More About Welding Sparks Protection

Common Applications:

  • Filling holes and seams of fabricated metal products
  • Welding components in flat, vertical, and overhead positions
  • Adding material to metal work pieces

4600

MCR Safety Blue Beast® Leather Welding Work Gloves Jersey Lined Select Side Split...

38236MW

MCR Safety Welding Bib apron with split leg and front pocket 24 Inches x 36 Inches

93130MK

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Cut Resistant Waist Apron Modacrylic / Kevlar® Fibers 30 Inches x 24 Inches

93709MK

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Cut Resistant Sleeves Modacrylic / Kevlar® Fibers  9 Inch Length

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