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SWCC Chooses DuPont Sustainable Solutions to Accelerate Operational Improvements

Serious Injuries & Fatality Prevention

Serious Injuries & Fatality Prevention

A Closer Look at Sustainable Serious Injuries & Fatality Prevention

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Events

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Events

Join us at the following events for more information on DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers.

SABIC Partners with DuPont to Enhance EHS Performance

SABIC Partners with DuPont to Enhance EHS Performance

SABIC is collaborating with DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) to accelerate progress towards becoming a world leader in environment, health and safety (EHS) performance.

DSS Launches PSM Data Management Solution

DSS Launches PSM Data Management Solution

A Partnership Between DuPont and Software Company Operational Sustainability, LLCTM Delivers Combined Software and Consulting Services

DSS Launches New Operational Risk Management Training Methods

DSS Launches New Operational Risk Management Training Methods

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.

Tyvek® Cargo Covers: Where to Buy

Tyvek® Cargo Covers: Where to Buy

Material Concepts is a leading authorized supplier of DuPont™ Tyvek® Cargo Covers in North America, offering Cargo Covers made with Tyvek® for sale.

Legiec Promotes Safety Above All

Legiec Promotes Safety Above All

Irene Legiec, DuPont’s Global Process Safety Management and Fire Protection Leader, is driven by her love of teams and a passion for promoting STEM education for everyone.

Relative Culture Strength

Relative Culture Strength

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

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.

Understanding Cut Protection

Understanding Cut Protection

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

New ANSI/ISEA 105 Cut Standard

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.

New EN 388 Cut Standard

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.

View Gloves made with Kevlar® in DuPont™ SafeSPEC™ 2.0

The Human Factor in Safety and Operations

The Human Factor in Safety and Operations

Learn how to advance the effectiveness of safety management practices by changing instinctive and habitual at risk behaviors.

DSS Launches Online Safety Perception Survey

DSS Launches Online Safety Perception Survey

New Solution Uses Predictive Analytics to Help Improve Safety Performance

U.S. and Canada Market Survey Findings Report

U.S. and Canada Market Survey Findings Report

DuPont Sustainable Solutions interviewed business leaders across a host of industries in North America to better understand the key opportunities and issues facing organizations today and to learn about the steps that each is taking to address them. A summary of the findings is categorized based upon how the challenges and solutions either add to or detract from the value that an organization delivers to its stakeholders.

Promoting Safety in Production Processes

Promoting Safety in Production Processes

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.

Dordrecht Infographic: Cut Emissions While Cutting Costs

Dordrecht Infographic: Cut Emissions While Cutting Costs

Companies are reducing energy use, water consumption and emissions to make the best decisions for their business and the environment. Learn how the DuPont Dordrecht site in the Netherlands is reducing emissions by 2% every year, to bring about a total reduction of 20% between 2010 and 2020.

Demystifying PSM for an Enabled Workforce

Demystifying PSM for an Enabled Workforce

This article explores the means through which competency in PSM can be cultivated among new talent, and retained among existing employees.

DuPont PSM Learning and Development Overview

DuPont PSM Learning and Development Overview

Learn how DuPont can help your company protect value and manage risk through our PSM Learning and Development offerings.

PSM Data Management Solution Overview

PSM Data Management Solution Overview

Learn how your company can protect value through the DuPont Integrated Process Safety Data Management Solution.

Operational Excellence Infographic

Operational Excellence Infographic

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.

Operations Excellence Overview

Operations Excellence Overview

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.

The Path to Operational Excellence

The Path to Operational 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.

Training Solutions Brochure

Training Solutions Brochure

DSS Training Solutions offers scalable applications with versatile implementation options.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

DuPont unveiling third-generation Tyvek® Cargo Cover at the 'LogiPharma' supply chain event in Montreux 19th - 21st April 2016

DuPont unveiling third-generation Tyvek® Cargo Cover at the 'LogiPharma' supply chain event in Montreux 19th - 21st April 2016

The new Tyvek® Xtreme™ W50 Cargo Cover redefines this thermal protection genre and promises to be a 'game-changer'.

DuPont Tyvek® for Cargo Covers

DuPont Tyvek® for Cargo Covers

See why DuPont™ Tyvek® is the ideal material for Cargo Covers.

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Temperature Management Performance

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Temperature Management Performance

Tyvek® Cargo Covers provide hours of additional cold chain break protection by substantially lowering peak temperatures.

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Presentations and Publications

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Presentations and Publications

View past presentations and publications on DuPont™ Tyvek® Cargo Covers.

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Product Line Detail

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Product Line Detail

An overview of the all the available sizes for DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers.

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Products and Services

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Products and Services

An overview of the products and services offered through Tyvek­™ Air Cargo Covers

DuPont™ Tyvek® provides the unmatched combination of protection, breathability, and durability

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.

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.

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.

EPA Guidelines

EPA Guidelines

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.

Webinar: FR Garments: New research uncovers that fabric choice can be the most important factor

ABA Debuts New Xtreme Family of Body Armor Solutions

ABA Debuts New Xtreme Family of Body Armor Solutions

The Safariland Group, teaming with DuPont Protection Technologies, SAATI and TexTech, announced the release of an all-new line of ABA Xtreme body armor solutions for law enforcement.

Lab Safety at University of California

Lab Safety at University of California

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.

Webinar: FR Garments - Launderability and the Impact on Protection

Webinar: How much is your FR garment costing you really

View PDF | FR Garment Comfort: Explaining the Mystery

View PDF | FR Garment Comfort: Explaining the Mystery

This article discusses the complex issue of FR garment comfort, explaining the three pillars of comfort and the importance of conducting a wear trial.

View PDF | The 3 Second Myth: FR Compliance vs. Protection

View PDF | The 3 Second Myth: FR Compliance vs. Protection

Do you choose FR clothing based on compliance or protection? This article explains the importance of choosing FR garments based on specific hazards.

View PDF | Your Safety is Nothing to Experiment With: Got PPE?

View PDF | Your Safety is Nothing to Experiment With: Got PPE?

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.

View PDF | Do I Need Dual Hazard Protection?

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).

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.

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.

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.

2014 FDIC Prize Winner

2014 FDIC Prize Winner

To kick off the “Together We Rise to any Challenge” project, we awarded a station house entertainment system to one of this year’s participants. This year’s winner is Patrick O’Rourke from the Garden City Fire Department in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. Congratulations, Patrick.

Webinar: PPE Overview for Automotive Workers

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.

Respecting Culture, Respecting Safety

Respecting Culture, Respecting Safety

How women at Tata Steel shaped a new safety culture and dress code.

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.

Protecting Those Who Protect Us

Protecting Those Who Protect Us

DuPont Protection Technologies and Globe are celebrating an industry milestone by giving back to U.S. fire departments in need.

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.

Flame-Resistant Technologies – FRT vs. Inherent

Flame-Resistant Technologies – FRT vs. Inherent

What are the differences between “inherent” and “treated” flame resistant fabrics? Learn how each fabric reacts when exposed to heat, and when flame-resistant properties can be removed.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Our Partners

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.

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.

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.

About the Project

About the Project

For over 40 years, DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar® have been committed to providing material solutions that help improve the safety of workers—from industrial workers to EMTs and firefighters. ‘Together We Rise to Any Challenge’ was created to help document the life-saving stories of firefighters through a combination of videotaped interviews and individual portraits.

DSS Launches New Operational Excellence Offering

DSS Launches New Operational Excellence Offering

Integrated, Balanced Approach Helps Companies Increase Productivity and Improve Quality, Human Safety and Environmental Footprint

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 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 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.

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 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.

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.

Q8 | DSSA ‘13

Q8 | DSSA ‘13

Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8 Brand), a subsidiary of the state-owned Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), has been selected as a winner for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013 due to the company’s efforts in ensuring a sustainable corporate footprint.

ADMA-OPCO | DSSA ‘13

ADMA-OPCO | DSSA ‘13

Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8 Brand), a subsidiary of the state-owned Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), has been selected as a winner for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013 due to the company’s efforts in ensuring a sustainable corporate footprint.

Engro | DSSA ‘13

Engro | DSSA ‘13

Engro Fertilizers, a wholly owned subsidiaryof leading Pakistani conglomerate Engro Corp, has been selected as a winner for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013 on the basis of the company’s efforts in achieving stakeholder engagement for sustainability.

ArcelorMittal | DSSA ‘13

ArcelorMittal | DSSA ‘13

ArcelorMittal Temirtau JSC, a Kazakh subsidiary of the world’s leading steel producer ArcelorMittal, has been selected as a winner for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013 owing to the company’s achievements in driving a cultural evolution in safety and sustainability.

AES Kyivoblenergo | DSSA ‘13

AES Kyivoblenergo | DSSA ‘13

AES Kyivoblenergo, a Ukrainian subsidiary of the leading power company AES Corporation, has been selected as a winner for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013 as a result of the safety performance improvement achieved through its corporate safety ‘Champion’ program.

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.

Green Hands Program | DSSA ‘13

Green Hands Program | DSSA ‘13

The Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company, a major global producer of oil and gas through its offshore facilities in the United Arab Emirates, has been selected as a winner for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards due to the innovative approach to safety embodied in the company’s ‘Green Hands’ program.

Adana Cement | DSSA ‘13

Adana Cement | DSSA ‘13

Adana Cement Industry, a Turkish company with production facilities across the Mediterranean region and Cyprus, has been selected as a winner for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013 based on its impressive achievements in improving safety performance.

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