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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.
DuPont offers an overview of the typical regulation hazard codes and the leading thermal regulations impacting personal protective equipment (PPE).
NESC® C2 sets best practices and rules to protect utility workers in the construction, maintenance, and operation of electric supply and communication lines and equipment.
Durable, inherently fire-resistant Nomex® fiber has an excellent wear life and helps contribute to bottom-line savings.
“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 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.
NFPA 2112, the standard on flame-resistant garments for protection of industrial personnel against flash fire, provides minimum requirements for the design, construction, evaluation, and certification of flame-resistant garments for use by industrial personnel.
A Global EHS Leaders Survey released by Verdantix, an independent research firm, ranks DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) as the “stand-out brand in the EHS consulting market”. According to the survey, 77% of responders are aware of DSS and 32% rank DSS at the top of the list for brand preference.
DuPont Sustainable Solutions is making it easy for companies to capture employee perceptions toward safety and instantly compare results to industry benchmarks. Download the brochure to learn more.
A Closer Look at Sustainable Serious Injuries & Fatality Prevention
SABIC is collaborating with DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) to accelerate progress towards becoming a world leader in environment, health and safety (EHS) performance.
A Partnership Between DuPont and Software Company Operational Sustainability, LLCTM Delivers Combined Software and Consulting Services
Learn how these solutions help companies address technical skill shortages – an unintended consequence of demographic change – by building capabilities related to proper handling of hazardous materials.
DuPont Sustainable Solutions is now seeking applications for the 13th edition of the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards.
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on world-class sustainable safety performance and Relative Culture Strength.
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.
Read about the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) consulting philosophy and learn more about transformational business solutions informed by years of practical experience.
DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) launched The Risk Factor, a new personal risk awareness approach that applies the latest research in neuroscience and affective psychology to help employees make safer decisions on and off the job. Learn more.
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article to learn more about the long history behind the evolution of our Sustainable Operations consulting practice.
Read the Pew Center case study to learn more about DuPont corporate strategies and what the company is doing to help address climate change challenges.
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions brochure on using real-world expertise in consulting services and technology licensing to help transform businesses
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) overview brochure on maximizing business sustainability and protecting assets through Sustainable Operations.
Read a DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) paper that describes the four stages of culture strength: reactive, dependent, independent, and interdependent.
This infographic outlines why companies undertake operational improvements, the external drivers, gaps which can lead to a low success rate and the benefits of an operations excellence program.
Achieving operations excellence is one of the most important contributors to an organization’s sustainable performance and growth. Learn more about the DuPont Consulting Solution for operations excellence.
Read the article to learn more about why operational excellence is one of the most important contributors to an organization’s sustainable performance and growth.
Download the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) market study and research paper to learn more about safety monitoring and workplace safety incidents in Europe.
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) brochure to learn more about how DSS can help improve your business through Process Safety & Operational Risk Management Workshops.
In 2008 and 2009, Aggreko saw an upward trend in unsafe acts, which increased its Lost Time Incident (LTI) rate. The company turned to DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) for training at its Jebel Ali facility in the United Arab Emirates.
The management of process safety and operational risk is a great opportunity for companies to predict and control the risks in their operations and production processes. Many CEO's have said that what keeps them awake at night is the possibility of a "serious incident" that could bring down a company. Srinivasan Ramabhadran, Global Leader of Process Safety Management and Operational Risks, speaks to Vias Expeciales about this topic.
This article explores the means through which competency in PSM can be cultivated among new talent, and retained among existing employees.
Learn how DuPont can help your company protect value and manage risk through our PSM Learning and Development offerings.
Learn how your company can protect value through the DuPont Integrated Process Safety Data Management Solution.
DSS Training Solutions offers scalable applications with versatile implementation options.
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on the implementation of Process Safety Management (PSM) in workplaces with diverse corporate cultures.
Learn how DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) can help improve process safety management systems through customized solutions to unique business challenges.
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on the simple and effective eight step approach that can help companies with Operational Discipline implementation.
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) brochure for information on the dynamics of successful owner/contractor engagements.
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article to learn how to increase the effectiveness of Process Safety Management (PSM) implementation in the workplace.
Expertise in other high-hazard industries can help build and cultivate a strong culture in hospitals and other healthcare facilities
Download the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on safety to learn about how a psychologist explains the benefits of safety management beyond behavior-based safety.
Brief summary of the US EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) "Level's of Protection (LOP)" as applicable to those individuals involved in handling hazardous materials. LOP's are based on the type of respiratory protection required to ensure the safety of the user under the specified conditions of use.
Oriental Rubber Industries worked collaboratively with the DuPont Dare Bigger™ platform to challenge the existing conveying solutions with DuPont advanced materials and capabilities.
This article discusses the complex issue of FR garment comfort, explaining the three pillars of comfort and the importance of conducting a wear trial.
Do you choose FR clothing based on compliance or protection? This article explains the importance of choosing FR garments based on specific hazards.
This article discusses various aspects of the University of California’s journey to address personal protection across its network of labs on its many campuses. Highlights of the article include key milestones and benefits.
For maximum protection against fires, the body must be covered as completely as possible with flame-resistant protective clothing. This requires long pants and long sleeves, making for hot work in warm and humid climates. Understandably, industrial workers may be concerned about potential heat stress when wearing protective apparel. Learn more about the factors that can lead to heat stress, and how DuPont brands can help offer comfort and protection in protective garments.
The superior lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®, as well as its thermal-resistant protection and ease of maintenance, sets it apart from FR-treated fabrics. See how Protera® compares.
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