Industrial Protection — Worker Safety Is Our Business
Industrial workers may have a variety of responsibilities while they’re on the job. We only have one — helping to safeguard people against hazards with industrial protection solutions from DuPont.
To be successful, industries depend on their workers. Behind these workers are families and communities who depend on DuPont industrial protection to help keep their loved ones safe. For over 40 years, our scientists, engineers, and technicians have addressed the world’s safety needs with the best in safety technologies and innovations. We apply real-world experience as owners and operators of industrial manufacturing facilities around the world — offering our own workers the same science-based solutions that we offer yours, including some of the most trusted and innovative brands in the industry, like Kevlar®, Nomex®, Tyvek®, and Tychem®.
DuPont is collaborating with companies around the world, from industrialized to developing nations, to help them implement and strengthen regulations for the protection of all workers. So whether you’re concerned about meeting revised industry standards or looking for newer, safer ways to provide your workers with enhanced protection, we’ll help you understand that responsibility.
PRODUCT AND SERVICE LINES
- Flame Resistant Clothing
HAZMAT garments made with DuPont™ Tychem® brand fabrics help protect against a variety of hazards -- from light liquid splash to heavy exposures of industrial chemicals and warfare agents. -- Discover the entire family of garments that helps HAZMAT responders, law enforcement officers, hospital first receivers, and military personnel stay safe.
Whenever workers need superior cut protection, the cut- and fire- resistant properties of Kevlar® fiber fill that need.
Chemical Protective Garments & Accessories
Whether the job is performing asbestos abatement, applying insulation, or handling industrial chemicals, DuPont understands the risks. Learn how leading DuPont brands Tyvek® and Tychem® help reduce worker exposure to hazardous work situations.
Controlled Environments Apparel & Accessories
From cleanroom hoods to coveralls to boot covers and more, DuPont offers cleanroom garments to help protect business critical systems and sterile production processes and to help ensure product safety. DuPont cleanroom apparel and accessories are specially engineered to help enhance protection in today’s demanding biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and electronics controlled environments.
For workers in potentially dangerous conditions, protective fabrics and apparel from DuPont can help protect from chemicals, dirt and grime and hazardous substances.
INFORMATION & IDEAS
Thermal Regulations Overview
DuPont offers an overview of the typical regulation hazard codes and the leading thermal regulations impacting personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Lab Safety at University of California
- Understanding Cut Protection
Cut Test Methods
Review the various cut test methods used by regional and global standards groups to rate the level of cut protection of gloves and other accessories.
To facilitate the choice of mechanical (cut) protective clothing, both the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the European Union (EU) have developed cut standards for selection criteria.
What Keeps You Safe?
“What Keeps You Safe?” PPE videos from DuPont show how heroes in firefighting, military, law enforcement, and emergency response rely on DuPont invention and innovation.
NFPA 70E® Electric Arc
The NFPA 70E® electric arc flash standard addresses electrical safety–related work practices for employee workplaces that are necessary for the practical safeguarding of employees relative to the hazards associated with electrical energy during activities such as the installation, inspection, operation, maintenance, and demolition of electric conductors, electric equipment, signaling and communications conductors and equipment, and raceways.
- Webinar: PPE Overview for Automotive Workers
Flame-Resistant Clothing for Laboratory Work
When working in a laboratory environment where exposure to flame is a hazard, flame-resistant garments help to minimize potential burn injury during short-term and emergency exposure to flame in laboratory work.
- Webinar: FR Garments - Launderability and the Impact on Protection
- View PDF | Do I Need Dual Hazard Protection?
NFPA 2113 Overview
NFPA 2113 specifies the minimum selection, care, use, and maintenance requirements for flame-resistant garments for use by industrial personnel in areas at risk from flash fires or short-duration flame exposure that are compliant with NFPA 2112.