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A Catalyst for Transformation

A Catalyst for Transformation

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions brochure on using real-world expertise in consulting services and technology licensing to help transform businesses

Better Protection for Protectors

Better Protection for Protectors

Military and law enforcement need lightweight and flexible body protection, including bullet-resistant vests and helmets for use in stressful environments, to protect those who protect us.

Better Safety Monitoring

Better Safety Monitoring

Download the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) market study and research paper to learn more about safety monitoring and workplace safety incidents in Europe.

Beyond Behavior-Based Safety

Beyond Behavior-Based Safety

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.

Christopher Smith, Energy Expert

Christopher Smith, Energy Expert

Christopher Smith is Global Practice Leader of Energy Efficiency Consulting for DSS, a global leader in operations management consulting which advises Fortune 500 executive teams worldwide.

Comfort & Heat Stress

Comfort & Heat Stress

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.

Contractor Safety Management Consulting

Contractor Safety Management Consulting

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) brochure for information on the dynamics of successful owner/contractor engagements.

Cut Test Methods

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.

DnA for Safety Brochure

DnA for Safety Brochure

The DuPont Integrated Approach (DnA) for Safety delivers stronger safety management capability, as a fully integrated component of your business strategy and operations.

DuPont and Government Collaboration

DuPont and Government Collaboration

DuPont government collaboration connects local and federal institutions with DuPont engineers and scientists, helping to create hundreds of protection, energy, and food solutions. Read about our deep history and how we continue to work alongside the U.S. government to help make the world a safer place.

DuPont Ballistic Lab

DuPont Ballistic Lab

DuPont state-of-the-art ballistic testing laboratories are designed to give our research scientists, engineers, customers, and end users a valuable tool for assessing the reliability of body armor, helmets, or vehicle armor.

DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards

DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards

The DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards recognized DuPont customers’ ingenuity through products and services that incorporated new ideas, methods, technologies, or applications for Kevlar®.

DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013

DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013

DuPont has announced the winners of the 2013 DuPont Safety and Sustainable Awards. The 11th annual DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards is an initiative intended to further advocate for sustainability and reward companies for their innovative, effective programs or projects that have succeeded in making their workplaces cleaner, and greener.

DuPont Supports the National Law Enforcement Museum

DuPont Supports the National Law Enforcement Museum

DuPont is proud to honor law enforcement officials through sponsorship and support of the National Law Enforcement Museum.

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

Durable, inherently fire-resistant Nomex® fiber has an excellent wear life and helps contribute to bottom-line savings.

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

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.

Employee Safety Lead, Bob Krzywicki

Employee Safety Lead, Bob Krzywicki

Bob Krzywicki is Global Practice Leader for Employee Safety Consulting. As a recognized expert, he brings over 30 years of experience in the field to the core consulting practice of Safety Resources at DuPont Sustainable Solutions.

Environmental Expert Davide Vassallo

Environmental Expert Davide Vassallo

Davide Vassallo, the DuPont Global Practice Leader of Environmental Management Consulting, works with large industrial companies to reduce their operational risks and environmental footprints while improving productivity.

Flame-Resistant Clothing for Laboratory Work

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.

Getting Ahead of the Curve

Getting Ahead of the Curve

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.

IACP/DuPont™ Kevlar® Survivors’ Club®

IACP/DuPont™ Kevlar® Survivors’ Club®

The International Association of Chiefs of Police and DuPont started the IACP/DuPont™ Kevlar® Survivors' Club® in 1987. Read about some of the lives personal body armor has saved or search our database of police report excerpts that illustrate some of the amazing ways body armor made the difference between life and death.

ISO 16602 Overview

ISO 16602 Overview

ISO 16602 overview from DuPont offers information about the assessment process, types, classes, and labeling, plus a link to FAQ about these increasingly prevalent chemical protective clothing standards.

NESC® C2 Overview

NESC® C2 Overview

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.

New Kevlar® Plant at Cooper River

New Kevlar® Plant at Cooper River

The new plant near Charleston, South Carolina, together with our other global assets, helps DuPont meet strong and growing global demand for Kevlar®.

NFPA 1991 Overview

NFPA 1991 Overview

NFPA 1991 provides minimum levels of protection for emergency response personnel against adverse vapor, liquid splash, and particulate materials in HAZMAT environments.

NFPA 1992 Overview

NFPA 1992 Overview

NFPA 1992 provides standards for emergency response PPE against liquid splash, particulate materials, and non-carcinogenic vapors in HAZMAT environments.

NFPA 1994 Overview

NFPA 1994 Overview

NFPA 1994 sets design, certification, and minimum performance requirements for Chemical, Biological, Radioactive, and Nuclear (CBRN) protective ensembles for first responders to incidents involving CBRN terrorism agents, and for first responders exposed to victims or materials during assessment, extrication, rescue, triage, decontamination, treatment, site security, crowd management, and force protection operations at incidents involving CBRN terrorism agents.

NFPA 2112 Overview

NFPA 2112 Overview

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.

NFPA 2113 Overview

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.

NFPA 70E® Electric Arc

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.

Operational Discipline Eight Step Approach

Operational Discipline Eight Step Approach

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on the simple and effective eight step approach that can help companies with Operational Discipline implementation.

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Preparing for ISO 16602

Preparing for ISO 16602

Preparing for ISO 16602 offers information about the assessment process, types, classes, and labeling involved in these increasingly prevalent chemical protective clothing standards.

Process Safety Management Audits

Process Safety Management Audits

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article to learn how to increase the effectiveness of Process Safety Management (PSM) implementation in the workplace.

Process Safety Workshop Brochure

Process Safety Workshop Brochure

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.

Productivity Expert Garrett Forsythe

Productivity Expert Garrett Forsythe

Garrett Forsythe is in the Sustainable Operations practice at DuPont, and helps clients lower costs and increase yields while reducing the environmental footprints of their organizations.

Raising Safety Standards for Employees

Raising Safety Standards for Employees

DuPont Sustainable Solutions and the MOL Energy Group helped to raise safety standards for over 14,000 employees.

Relative Culture Strength

Relative Culture Strength

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on world-class sustainable safety performance and Relative Culture Strength.

Safety Culture in Capital Projects

Safety Culture in Capital Projects

Read a DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) paper that describes the four stages of culture strength: reactive, dependent, independent, and interdependent.

Safety Expert Srinivasan Ramabhadran

Safety Expert Srinivasan Ramabhadran

Srinivasan Ramabhadran is the DuPont Sustainable Solutions Global Leader for Process Safety and Risk Management Consulting. He helps clients develop integrated safety, health, and environmental management solutions.

Safety In Diverse Corporate Cultures

Safety In Diverse Corporate Cultures

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on the implementation of Process Safety Management (PSM) in workplaces with diverse corporate cultures.

Second Chance Introduces One of the Thinnest & Most Flexible Vests

Second Chance Introduces One of the Thinnest & Most Flexible Vests

Second Chance® has released its new family of armor solutions – The Summit™ ST. The Summit ST design was developed to offer an all DuPont™ Kevlar® ballistic package. DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers have pioneered the industry in the science of ballistic protection for more than 40 years. By uniting Kevlar® with GORE-TEX® fabrics, Second Chance has created one of the thinnest, most flexible vests available.

Simon Herriott, Global Managing Director, DSS

Simon Herriott, Global Managing Director, DSS

Simon Herriott is Global Managing Director of the DuPont Sustainable Solutions global consulting practice. His team of experts helps make organizations safer, more efficient, and more environmentally sustainable.

Suited for Space

Suited for Space

“Suited for Space,” a DuPont-sponsored Smithsonian exhibition on an extended tour, highlights the history of spacesuits and the importance of many leading DuPont protective materials to space innovation.

Sustainable Operations Overview Brochure

Sustainable Operations Overview Brochure

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) overview brochure on maximizing business sustainability and protecting assets through Sustainable Operations.

Sustainable Operations: In Our DNA

Sustainable Operations: In Our DNA

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article to learn more about the long history behind the evolution of our Sustainable Operations consulting practice.

The DSS Consulting Philosophy

The DSS Consulting Philosophy

Read about the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) consulting philosophy and learn more about transformational business solutions informed by years of practical experience.

Thermal Regulations Overview

Thermal Regulations Overview

DuPont offers an overview of the typical regulation hazard codes and the leading thermal regulations impacting personal protective equipment (PPE).

Training Solutions Brochure

Training Solutions Brochure

DSS Training Solutions offers scalable applications with versatile implementation options.

Understanding Cut Protection

Understanding Cut Protection

When it comes to specifying protective gloves, there are many things to consider.

Webcast: Improving Automotive Efficiency

Webcast: Improving Automotive Efficiency

Learn how advanced reinforcement materials such as DuPont™ Kevlar® and Nomex® can be used to design higher performance components in charge air cooler systems, enabling advantages in engine and vehicle efficiency.

What Keeps You Safe?

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.

Who Wears Nomex® Racing Suits

Who Wears Nomex® Racing Suits

Racing professionals like Jeff Gordon, Robert Pressley, Gerhard Berger, and Jos Verstappen wear racing suits and gear made of Nomex® for a variety of reasons: it's lightweight, flexible, breathable, and comfortable. Most importantly, though, it's flame-resistant. And that performance benefit, more than any other, helped saved their lives. Read their testimonials.

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