Protective Footwear Characteristics & Requirements

Developing innovative products that combine comfort with protection would go a long way to reducing the number of workplace accidents. SHOE BODY Outer Cover – Membrane Leather is commonly used for [...]

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Performance Evaluation of Fire-Retardant Fabrics & Clothing

WHEN CONSIDERING A HIGH-PERFORMING FIRE PROTECTIVE ENSEMBLE, WHAT CHARACTERISTICS COME TO MIND? FIRST AND FOREMOST IS PROTECTION FROM FLAME AND HEAT HAZARDS, BUT MINIMIZING DISCOMFORT [...]

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Certification of PPE in North America & Europe

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is clothing or accessories worn to minimize the risks associated with mechanical, electrical, fire, thermal, chemical, biological, water, impact, fall and other [...]

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Personal protective equipment for the oil and gas industry

AN EXCLUSIVE HEAD2TOE PROTECTION INTERVIEW Head2Toe Protection consulted with Dave J. Fennell, Senior Safety Advisor with Imperial Oil Resources, and Senior Technical Professional – Safety with [...]

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Ultra-connected textiles

Where do textiles figure in this ultra-connected world? It’s a complex question, but the answers may be found by examining so-called “smart” textiles a little closer. The terms interactive [...]

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Working comfortably in cold climates

THE CHALLENGES OF THE GREAT NORTH Ever since the sharp rise in energy prices in the early 1970s, resources such as oil and natural gas have become major economic issues for countries around the world. [...]

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