There are many kinds of cut hazards, and each one requires a different level of protection. Use the table
below to help determine the cut level rating necessary for your work environment.

- A1: Nuisance cuts
Paper cuts, automotive maintenance, parts assembly, material handling

- A2: Low Cut Hazards
Construction, automotive assembly, packaging, some masonry applications.

- A3 & A4: Moderate Cut Hazards
Light metal stamping, light-duty glass handling applications.

- A5 +: High Cut Hazards
Metal stamping & casting, sheet metal, window & tile handling, meat & poultry.