Protective Apparel


News & Articles

  • PPE Tips for Encouraging Wearer Compliance

    The best way to prevent costly injuries is to promote safe work practices, provide the necessary PPE, and do everything possible to encourage wearer compliance.

  • Exploring Measures to Protect Your Employees from Heat Stress

    There are a number of ways to guard against heat stress, and those can be divided into preventative measures, protective measures, and proper attire.

  • NIOSH Study Documents Rising Injury Rates for Law Enforcement Officers

    The researchers found that the nonfatal injury trend for law enforcement offices climbed during the 12-year period they studied, which is in contrast with the trend for all other U.S. workers, which significantly decreased.

  • IAFF Firefighter Cancer Summit Set for Feb. 1

    "Cancer can be devastating for fire fighters, and we are just beginning to understand the scope of this problem," said IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger, who is scheduled to deliver opening remarks at the event. "That's why we're bringing together the best and brightest minds on this subject. We must continue to learn all that we can to save more lives."

  • 2017 NPOY Contest Winners Honored

    We congratulate the 23 winners in our ninth annual contest recognizing the most innovative new safety products.

  • Four Parties Affected by NFPA 70E Updates in 2018

    The updated NFPA 70E can be explored through the lens of parties impacted. Through analyzing party responsibility, safety engineers and managers can make informed decisions to comply.


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  • 3 Common Safety Concerns Answered

    In an age where multitasking, automated machinery and technology are becoming commonplace in the workspace, concerns about cut injuries, durability, reliability and grip are just as important as chemical protection. The new AlphaTec® 58-735 benefits from INTERCEPT TECHNOLOGY® providing ANSI level 3 cut protection and excellent chemical resistance. To learn how this innovative glove can help you address 3 common safety concerns, download our tip sheet here.

  • Springfield DH Dual Hazard FR Fabric

    This paper is intended to educate the reader about Springfield’s new, inherently flame-resistant (FR) fabric. Springfield DH is engineered to provide permanent protection against flash fires and electrical arc flashes. It is important that a flame-resistant (FR) garment provide an expected degree of protection to the wearer. This paper will address key expectations to consider when making a decision on which fabric provides the optimum protection, comfort, and durability.

  • Fire is Unpredictable, Nomex is not.

    Let's face it, you can never know with certainty when a fire will spark, how hot it will burn, where it will spread or how long you’ll be in danger. Because fire is such a wild card, DuPont™ Nomex® becomes the best bet. Nomex® fiber is proven, predictable and yes, safe.


Videos

  • Introducing DuPont™ Tychem® 2000 SFR

    Tychem® 2000 SFR coveralls provide protection against a multitude of inorganic acids and bases as well as a range of industrial cleaning formulations. In the event of a flash fire, Tychem® 2000 SFR coveralls won’t ignite, and won’t contribute additional burn injury if appropriate FR apparel is worn beneath.

  • Three powerful protection brands. One simple system.

    Finding the appropriate DuPont protective apparel just got easier. We've simplified our product identification system, replacing the original product names with an easy-to-follow numeric range. The higher the number, the higher the level of protection. Watch this video for an overview of the brand transition.

  • Space to Ground: Cyclops and LONESTAR Meet Station

    NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station; this video was posted in January 2016. Got a question or comment? Use #spacetoground to talk to the agency.