4.10 Skills Checklist: Removing Gloves

  1. Procedure Steps:
    • Using either hand, grasp the glove at the palm of the other hand.
    • Remove the glove.
    • Grasp the empty glove within the palm of the gloved hand.
    • Using the index and middle fingers of the bare hand, slide fingers underneath the remaining glove at the wrist.
    • Turn the remaining glove inside out while containing the first glove inside.
    • Discard in an appropriate receptacle.
    • Perform hand hygiene.

View a YouTube video[1] of an instructor demonstrating removing gloves:

Figure 4.17[2] Glove Removal

Six photos showing steps for glove removal
Figure 4.17 Glove Removal

  1. Chippewa Valley Technical College. (2022, December 3). Removing Gloves. [Video]. YouTube. Video licensed under CC BY 4.0https://youtu.be/nYDB6b3K-MY
  2. “Ch.5-Taking-off-PPE-–-Step-8,” Ch.5-Taking-off-PPE-Step-1a-.png,” “Ch.5-Taking-off-PPE-Step-1c.png,” “Ch.5-Taking-off-PPE-Step-1d,” “Ch.5-Taking-off-PPE-Step-1e.png,” and “Ch.5-Taking-off-PPE-Step-2.png” by unknown author are licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0. Access for free at https://ecampusontario.pressbooks.pub/introductiontoipcp/chapter/putting-it-all-together-putting-on-and-taking-off-full-ppe/


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