Protective gloves with double thickness on palm and thumb to provide high strength and absorb vibrations. Resistant to chain speeds of up to 20 m/sec. Elasticated cuffs preventing the entry of foreign matter. Leather reinforcement protecting wrist artery. Further reinforcement stitched on the back protects against wear. Chain resistant protection applied to the back of the glove only in conformity with current safety standards on working with chainsaws. EC approval standards EN420/03, EN381-7/99, PPE Category 2.