The Utilities category consists of activities related to power generation  (electrical, nuclear, wind, water) and maintenance,  operations, upkeep and repair.   Workers can face particulate, biological, chemical, and flame hazards in these situations.   Potential exposure to arc flashes (which include arc flash burn and blast hazards),electric shock, falls, and thermal burn hazards that can cause injury and death.   

Appropriate FR clothing, in accordance to a Job Hazard Assessment, would be needed to protect against these hazards. 

The products below are frequently selected for use in utilities, but this is not a comprehensive list.  Please click the Industry option in the Product Selector tool at the top of this page to specify your unique challenges and find the garment(s) that best suit your needs. 

Frequently Selected - Utilities

Tyvek® 600

Tyvek® 600 with a serged and over-taped seam combines the performance of Type 4/5/6 garment with the comfort and durability of Tyvek® Fabric. Tyvek® Plus has been tested against standards for heavy liquid aerosols, airborne solid particles, and blood and body fluids using synthetic blood.

Tychem® 2000 SFR

Tychem® 2000 SFR coveralls for chemical and secondary flame protection in a lightweight garment. Provides an effective barrier against a range of inorganic acids and bases.