Body protection may be required against the following main types of hazards:
l heat and hot metal, l impact and cuts, l exposure to toxic materials, and l special hazardous situation involving women workers, e.g. long hair, loose clothing, etc.
Protective suits used against corrosive chemicals are usually made from a fabric (treated cotton or artificial fibre) coated with synthetic 45 elastomers, like neoprene, styrene, butadiene rubber, acry nitrile rubber, butyl rubber or chlorosulphonated polyethylene.
The woven cotton or rayon staple cloth coated with vinyl chloride or unsupported laminated PVC films are also used for making these suits. Suits made of mixed PVC-polyester fabrics can be used for both acids and alkalis.
Sizes and Weight of the Suits
The suits shall generally be made in four sizes and the weight shall be kept as low as possible. The size and the maximum permissible.
Weight are given below
|S.No||Size||Overall Length in mm. ± 20mm||Maximum Weight in kg|
Body Protection Products
|Aprons||Lab Coat||Pvc Apron||Reflective Jacket|