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PPE can help to address fire threats, safety gloves users learnPosted on 05/08/2010

PPE can help to address fire threats, safety gloves users learn

Fire is among the threats that personal protective equipment (PPE) might be able to help defend people against, it has been suggested.

Infection Control Today has reported on the findings of a new Textiles Intelligence report which recently highlighted some of the possible advantages of protective gear.

According to the news provider, the Technical Textile Markets: Personal Protective Clothing: Ensuring Worker Safety research has also pointed out the potential for safety gear to address the risks of extreme temperatures.

The document is reporting as stating: 'It provides an effective safeguard against hazards such as extreme temperatures, fire, potentially dangerous objects and harmful substances.'

Those seeking new PPE to complement an existing pair of safety gloves might also be keen to note the launch of a new piece of eyewear equipment.

Sperian Protection's Uvex brand is now set to offer its Stealth(R) Reader Goggle to people, it was recently confirmed.

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