Klein Tools Electrician's Gloves are made of breathable spandex with a reinforced, slip-resistant material on the palms, fingers, and base of thumb for pulling wire and cable. Extended cuffs make the gloves easy to take on and off. Machine washable. Sizes L and XL.
¦ Price: $17. 800-553-4676. www.kleintools.com.
Georgia Boot's new FLX Point leather work boots have a composite safety toe and removable soles for cushioning and flexibility. According to the maker, the boots' midsole design helps reduce wearer fatigue and stress. A waterproof version and women's sizes are also available.
¦ Price: $114. 877-795-2410. www.georgiaboot.com.
Impacto's Blackmaxx nylon and cotton gloves feature foam and encapsulated air pockets that dampen vibration from impact and pneumatic tools without hindering flexibility, says the company. Sizes M-XL.
¦ Price: $20. 888-232-0031. www.impacto.ca.
GearKeeper's TL1-4001 low-profile retracting tool tether provides drop protection for tools up to 25 pounds. Made of nylon webbing with a self-retracting inner coil, the tether has a retracted length of 37 to 45 inches and an extended length of 124 inches, and comes with stainless steel or aluminum carabiners.
¦ Price: $54 with stainless carabiners and $50 with aluminum. 888-588-9981. www.gearkeeper.com.
Howard Leight's Pilot earplugs insert easily and provide comfortable protection for low to medium noise ranges of 95 dB or less. According to the company, the NRR 26-rated polyurethane foam earplugs are easy to clean for reuse.
¦ Price: $1.84 each/$12.20 for 10. 800-430-5490. www.howardleight.com.
Mad Grip Pro Palm Formula 200 gloves feature seamless cushioning to prevent blistering while providing heat and oil resistance. They have a breathable knit back and a tough material on the palms that the maker says is unusually durable. Machine washable. Unisex sizes XS-XXL.
¦ Price: $12. 800-467-3464. www.moabsports.com.
Wolverine Contour Welt 6-inch nonsafety-toe work boots have leather uppers, a mesh lining, and removable full-cushion insoles. The rubber lug outsole is slip-, oil-, and abrasion-resistant, says the company. The boots also come in a steel-toe model. ¦ Price: $135. 866-699-7369. www.wolverine.com.
Miller's new Titan-B Compliant Roof Kit full-body harness adjusts for quick fitting. Shock-absorbing lanyard and rope-grab features reduce impact on falling workers. The harness comes with a reusable stainless steel roof anchor bracket and D-ring, and a waterproof container.
¦ Price: $157 with 25-foot lifeline and $166 with 50-foot lifeline. 800-873-5242. www.millerfallprotection.com.
Milwaukee's new heated work jacket is powered by the company's 12-volt M12 battery and features carbon-fiber heating zones in three key body areas. The four heat settings run eight hours per charge. The jacket is made of multilayered water- and wind-resistant fabric. Sizes M-;XXL.
¦ Price: $149 with battery/charger, $99 jacket only. 800-638-9582. www.milwaukeetool.com.
TommyCo's new lightweight GEL307 kneepads protect not only your knees but also the finished surfaces you may be working on. They're made with a gel that the company says weighs 50 percent less than most other gels. The nylon straps and webbing fasten easily with quick-release clips.
¦ Price: $15. 800-563-3723. www.kneepads.com.