General purpose gloves keep hands clean and protect hands from minor abrasions in low-risk environments. Task and chore gloves are lightweight gloves used to keep hands clean and protect against scrapes and abrasions in low-risk environments. They are used in general warehouse and shipping tasks, landscaping, light assembly, general maintenance, and light automotive work. Coated knit general purpose gloves are more abrasion-resistant than uncoated gloves. Leather general purpose gloves provide a balance of abrasion resistance and dexterity and are often used in construction, carpentry, general maintenance, and landscaping.