If you don't have gloves around the house, after a disaster you will find it impossible to purchase them. "Poof!" They will all be give from the shelves of every store within a hundred miles. They are very worthwhile when clearing debri. Splinter city. My preference is for heavy leather, with a wrist tightening strap. The military ones have a wool insert so they can be worn in extreme cold. In any event ANY glove is better than no glove. Do not get the kind with the cut-off fingertips. Try to get a pair for everyone. It is often hard to get a good work glove for a small hand. Even with gloves you will probably get a splinter, so keep a tweezer around with a small magnifying glass.
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