Gloves are worn to minimize exposure to hazards. There are many different types of gloves designed to prevent against a variety of hazards, such as from temperature, abrasions, cuts, chemicals, and other hazards. Furthermore, they are also available in various sizes and materials, such as Nitrile, Latex, Vinyl, Rubber, Cotton, Neoprene, or Leather. Gloves can provide an important layer of protection in a variety of work environments.