industrial protective clothing Articles

  • Flame Resistant Clothing

    Flame resistant (FR) clothing is designed as a means or protection against potentially fatal flash fire and arc flash environments.  The main source of fatal and serious burn injuries are usually due to the igniting of an individual’s clothing.  Flame resistant clothing allows precious time for the person wearing the clothes and also helps to prevent clothing ignition.  Keep in ...


    By Texso Instruments Co

  • Turkish textile and clothing industry in the post-quota era and some policy options

    Textile and clothing (T&C) industry has experienced important developments since 1994. The most important is that Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC) signed (1994) under supervision of World Trade Organization. The system governing T&C trade for more than 40 years has expired by means of stipulating a gradual quota reduction during the period 1995–2005. Though signing of ATC ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Cotton, cashmere, chemicals … what really goes into making our clothes?

    Sensitized to growing concern, manufacturers are paying increased attention to hazardous substances in our wardrobe’s supply chain. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has something to say about what you wear. While not a fashion arbiter and unable to advise on attire for family gatherings, the FTC oversees what appears on the labels inside your ...


    By Ensia

  • Heat Protection Gloves: Which Professions Use Them?

    In a wide variety of industries, companies are required to provide the proper safety equipment for their employees. Health and safety has become a top priority for businesses in recent years, providing protection for both workers and the companies who employ them. Among other things, gloves have become a common protective item in the workplace. Particularly for workers who are dealing with high ...


    By Intersafety

  • Decontamination showers for the pharmaceutical industry

    Removing contamination from Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is part of the daily routine for many workers in the pharmaceutical industry. They shower when leaving laboratories, production or packing areas to prevent the escape of potentially harmful contaminants. In some instances, they may even shower before entering production areas to avoid contaminating vulnerable processes. Hughes has a ...


    By Hughes Safety Showers

  • Spill Containment, Industrial & Environmental Solutions

    ULTRA-EVER DRY is a superhydrophobic (water) and oleophobic (hydrocarbons) coating that will completely repel almost any liquid. Ultratech EverDry uses proprietary nanotechnology to coat an object and create a barrier of air on its surface. This barrier repels water, oil and other liquids unlike any coating seen before. Technical Information:  ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Real estate and mortgage industries will survive

    This is good news! Now how do we get there? All economists are a bit confused on what needs to happen. First, let's get to the acceptance piece of the puzzle.(1) We are not in an economic recovery. Change needs to happen in many areas of the system we have to work with. Real estate taxes are not only too high but they are not in proportion to reality. Not even close. Think on this. Why are homes ...


    By Green Education On Line

  • Wood Preserving Industry - Pollution Prevention Guidelines

    Introduction Pollution Prevention Guidelines to provide technical advice and guidance to staff and consultants involved in pollution-related projects. The guidelines represent state-of-the-art thinking on how to reduce pollution emissions from the production process. In many cases, the guidelines provide numerical targets for reducing pollution, as well as maximum ...


    By The World Bank

  • Eco-Industrial Development: The case of the United States

    Issue: Businesses, local government and community groups are all seeking new answers for how to assure greater compatibility between environmental and economic opportunities. One possible contribution to meeting this challenge is a new phenomenon capturing the imagination of those concerned with responsible economic development in the United States. This phenomenon is known by various names, ...


  • Fluid waste management and disposal practices - industrial hygiene news

    Prior to the early 80s and the introduction of AIDS into our society, infection control practices were designed almost exclusively to protect the patient from developing a nosocomial infection - an infection acquired after admission to the hospital. Protocols were focused on protecting the patient, with little or no emphasis on the health care worker’s potential to become infected. ...


  • How to deal with asbestos exposure in your workplace: advice for industrial workers

    At one point, more than 75 different industries exposed workers to asbestos. Even though these industries have been made safer by regulations from the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety, many workers still come in contact with asbestos products that remain at their jobsites. Although most industrial employees face some form of asbestos exposure risks during their career, ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Reviewing Near-Miss Safety Incidents Throughout the Hydro Industry

    Bruce Meaker answered a series of questions written by marcus evans before the forthcoming 2nd Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability Conference, June 5-7, 2012 in Seattle, WA. All responses represent the view of Mr. Meaker and not necessarily those of Snohomish County Public Utility District. Can you explain the ...


    By Marcus Evans

  • European Union Biocidal Products Regulation and Its Impact on Industry: A Practical Briefing

    The European Union (EU) Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) has entered into EU law. This legislation changes the way in which biocidal active substances and biocidal products are regulated in the EU. The new EU regulatory system differs from other global regulatory systems for biocidal substances and redefines what are considered biocidal products and treated articles. Companies competing in this ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The Hidden Dangers of Industrial Mop Water, Examining little-known threats to the environment & wastewater treatment processes

    When we think of mop water, most likely we think of our kitchen floor. In industrial plants, however, mop water could contain a toxic blend of chemicals that are mopped off the floor, and sometimes end up in our rivers, streams and municipal wastewater systems. While we consider the health of our environment, we don’t necessarily realize the hidden dangers of mop water. This article will ...

  • The fashion issue – an examination of the current intellectual property rights within England and Wales and the European Community, concerning design infringement and counterfeit goods within the fashion industry: part one

    The copying of fashion and graphic designs has been ongoing for years. More designers are beginning to assert their exclusive rights, granted through the available intellectual property rights. These mainly include design rights and trademarks. It is necessary to see how law of England and Wales can be applied effectively to protect this cyclical and transient industry, and the areas where it may ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Rank Hovis McDougall food processing plant in UK

    Rank Hovis McDougall is a pace setter in the food processing industry. The fi rm sets itself very high standards of hygiene and quality. This delivery of high standards often involves the drudgery of regular, repetitive maintenance at inconveniently short intervals. No-one likes to constantly be obliged to dismantle and re-assemble machinery plus issue special chemicals and safety equipment. ...

  • Smart Textiles is a cluster where college, research and business are coordinated

    For TST Sweden, Smart Textiles has repeatedly made projects possible, sais Jörgen Lillieroth, CEO of TST Sweden. Smart Textiles has for example been involved in the development of our latest clothing for protection against ultra-high pressure waterjetting. (Up to 3000 bar!) Smart Textiles is a creative environment with great curiosity and optimism. Very valuable for everybody involved! A ...


    By TST Sweden AB

  • Polyimide fibre production and products

    Tightening emission levels and an increasing control of air pollution will certainly be the driving force for the growing demand of adequate filter materials to cope with the legal requirements from legislative. In this article Inspec Fibres, the only polyimide fibre producer worldwide, presents its high temperature filtration products and market overview. In the early eighties the world’s ...


    By Evonik Fibres GmbH

  • Enhesa Flash global EHS & product compliance assurance

    For this 2013 summer edition of the Enhesa Flash, we delve into some of the health and safety requirements in place globally to protect human health during the hottest months of the year. A consistent trend in emerging econo-mies is the rapid development of industrial and housing projects, even in very arid landscapes. In just over a decade, cities like Dubai have been raised from desert. The ...

  • ASTM’s Technical Information Resource

    All of ASTM International’s standards, papers and chapters, and books can be found, searched and subscribed to in one resource, ASTM Compass. A researcher investigates a new asphalt additive and tests with a standard from Committee C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates. An ...


    By ASTM International

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