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

  • Personal protective equipment against nanoparticles

    Nanomaterials manufacture and use are in full expansion. With them comes an increasing risk for human health, especially at the workplace. Indeed, the early signs of potential toxicity associated with nanotechnologies are piling up. Even if they must be considered as a last resource in a traditional occupational Health & Safety approach, personal protective equipment (PPE) against nanoparticles ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 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

  • Silver-titania/polyurethane composite nanofibre mat for chemical and biological warfare protection

    The silver-titania nanoparticles with various silver contents were prepared by introducing the silver onto titania surface. Presence of silver was confirmed by various analyses. Compared to neat titania nanoparticle, the silver-titania nanoparticle exhibits better visible light photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue. Loading of silver onto titania leads to an enhancement of the visible ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • WSSA Pesticide Stewardship Series: Always Be Diligent Concerning Personal Protective Equipment

    This month pesticide safety educators, health professionals and other experts from around the U.S. will explore how to motivate pesticide handlers to use best practices concerning personal protective equipment (PPE). The discussion is part of a Pesticide PPE Seminar Series sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). PPE includes apparel and devices worn to ...


    By PRWeb

  • Residents install UVTA for added protection for EPP - case study

    Location: Stockport, UK Problem: Protection for resident with EPP Product: ARC UVTA PSSR Sunlight, Photosensitivity and EPP During summer when we go out outside we protect ourselves with clothing, sunglasses, hats and sunscreen - we know the damage the sun can cause our skin. However, we are not only exposed to sunlight when we venture outside - glazing in windows ...


    By ARC Window Films Ltd.

  • Bye Bye Birdie - Protecting your Building and Employees from Pest Birds

    It seems that not a day goes by without a news story about avian flu and the possible pandemic it may cause. Concerns about the potential threat are on the forefront of Americas mind, and it has taught us to be more conscious about the way disease is transmitted. “Indeed Avian Flu is a recent concern” says Bruce Donoho owner of Bird-B-Gone, Inc, “however I believe that there is a wide range of ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Guidelines relating to Avian Influenza

    Guidelines relating to Avian Influenza issued from time to time by the Ministry of Environment & Forests: Personal Care:- Wear rubber gloves and protective clothing that can be disinfected or disposed of and protective eyewear or a face shield while handling animals. Wash hands with soap and water often and disinfect works surfaces and equipment between sites. Do not eat, drink, or ...


    By Indian Government

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • EPA Promulgates SNUR for Polymer of Terephthalic Acid and Ethyl Benzene with Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube (Generic)

    On February 2, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated through a direct final rule significant new use rules (SNURs) for 27 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs). The substances include polymer of terephthalic acid and ethyl benzene with multi-walled carbon nanotube (generic) (PMN Number P-13-573), which is subject to a Toxic ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Beneficial Reuse Applications

    Beneficial Use Recycled water can be used for a wide range of beneficial purposes if treated to a quality which is fit for the intended purpose. Urban, Residential, Commercial and Municipal Use of Recycled Water Residential and commercial uses of recycled water include: Irrigation of sporting fields and golf courses, public open space and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • 5 fashion-forward fibres

    Famous designers and popular fashion brands have recently looked into going green by using eco-friendly fibres in the manufacture of clothing and other apparel. Many have used organically grown cotton, hemp and natural wool, yet few have looked much further. Mother Nature has many versatile products up her tailored sleeve, so take a look at some of the future trends in fashion fibres. 1. ...


    By green24

  • 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 ...

  • Suggested Practice for Remediation of Highly Infectious Biological Agent Contamination in Indoor Environments

    Untitled Document PURPOSE This suggested practice describes those basic procedures to be followed, and precautions ...

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