Decontamination and Remediation
Thousands of hectares of land in Europe undergo decontamination and remediation every year. This includes “brownfields” – areas of land that have been traditionally used for industrial or agricultural purposes, forestry or mining activities, and military or armament sites from the First and Second World Wars.
A frightening number of contaminants
Often harsh environments to work in, decontaminated land sites can present various hazards at various stages that require of a garment not only reliable and robust protection but a high level of comfort and a good fit to enable wearers to perform at their best.
DUPONT PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Kevlar® Armor Technology
For high-risk operations that involve sharp metal, glass hazards and abrasives, DuPont created Kevlar® Armor Technology. Used in the manufacture of protective gloves and garments, it helps manufacturers address the highest cut performance standards.
- Energiewerke Nord GmbH has been relying on protective coveralls made from DuPont™ Tyvek® for over ten years
- DuPont™ Tyvek® provides a legacy of protection at Severfield Reeve
UKAEA protective clothing developed with DuPont
UKAEA uses DuPont Personal Protection expertise to provide a solution for its specific protective clothing needs.
How Holcim Cement Workers Switched to Tyvek® Coverall
Cement production employees at Holcim AG have switched from disposable SMS garments to DuPontTM TYVEK® chemical protective garments.
Altona Ambulance Service Uses Tychem® F to Protect from Pathogens
Altona Ambulance Service turns to Tychem® F as a bio-barrier against highly contagious pathogens.
INFORMATION & IDEAS
DuPont Guide on Chemical Risk Assessment
There are multiple protection needs to consider when choosing chemical protective garments. Performing a thorough workplace risk assessment is essential to selecting safe, comfortable and compliant chemical protective clothing for industrial workers.
Because Tyvek® Makes the Difference
Touch any garment from the comprehensive DuPont ™ Tyvek® product range and you immediately notice the difference. Antistatically-treated Tyvek® is a unique and versatile material that is tough and exceptionally low-linting, yet extremely light and soft. It is permeable to air and water vapour, yet repels water-based liquids and aerosols, as well as fine particles and fibres.
Professor Tytonius & Tyvek® Protection
DuPont introduces Professor Victor Tytonius, the cyber scientist who specialises in worker protection and chemical protective clothing and materials.