Industrial Personal Protection

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

  • Thermal Protective Apparel & Accessories

  • 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.

  • Cut Protection

    Whenever workers need superior cut protection, the cut- and fire- resistant properties of Kevlar® fiber fill that need.

  • HAZMAT Protection

    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.

  • 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.

  • Industrial fabrics

    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).

  • Understanding Cut Protection

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    Our Partners

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    About the Project

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    2014 FDIC Prize Winner

  • 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®.

  • 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®.

  • 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.