When working in a research laboratory, within the chemical cleanup
industry or in any job where there is exposure to dangerous chemicals,
the health and well-being of your employees is of paramount concern.
Whether it is chemical
protective clothing for the field or white lab coats for the
laboratory, employee safety is easy to maintain when working with
potentially hazardous chemicals.
Protection For Your Employees
The major areas of concern when it comes to chemical exposure are contact with eyes and skin. While the eyes are protected with safety goggles, skin
exposure is prevented with chemical protective clothing. Think of the
usual cliche of the scientist, pocket protectors, and a large, white
lab coat. That coat represents the first line of defense between the
scientist and harmful chemical exposure.
White lab coats first
protect from exposure to harmful, chemical dust. Within the lab, when a
scientist is working with chemicals in powder form a dust mask is worn
to prevent inhalation of the chemicals. Without chemical protective
clothing, the scientist can carry the dust out of the laboratory in
their regular clothing. Without a protective dust mask, inhalation of
chemicals becomes possible as well. White lab coats can be disposed of
well before the risk becomes a reality.
protective clothing also provides some protection against splash
hazards. For workers working with spray resins or paints, full body
garments prevent any skin exposure or transfer of chemicals into safe
inhalation and contact zones.
Disposable Laboratory Clothing
biggest feature of these items of protective clothing is their
disposable nature. Most disposable clothing garments are made from
recycled content, providing safety while being inexpensive to
manufacture. When purchased cheaply through a supplier, these garments
can easily be discarded after use to minimize cleaning costs,
especially in environments where bulk chemical exposure can occur, such
as automotive painting, machine shop operations, chemical cleanup, and
Various Levels Of protection
upon the work environment, the level and target areas of exposure
vary. The available protective clothing items available also differ.
From protective hoods, shoes, and sleeves that protect where brush
exposure may occur, to white lab coats and pants for laboratory work,
and full body suits where exposure to any part of the body can be
hazardous, the line of available chemical protective clothing is quite
significant. No matter the model, when exposure occurs, all one needs
to do is dispose of the protective garment.
Any worker whose job
involves exposure to harmful chemicals should have the opportunity to
protect their health with disposable protective clothing. Industries
that make the well-being of their employees a top concern should
provide chemical protective clothing and white lab coats to ensure the
safety of employees who work with potentially hazardous chemicals. From lab coats to disposable full body suits, disposable protective clothing is a cost effective way to protect your valuable employees.
Pro-Val range of lab and dust coats provide effective and comfortable protection for the wearer. The Pro-Val Lab Coat
is made from non woven polypropylene for good breathability has elastic
cuffs, one chest pocket and three velcro closures, and also comes in a
"no pocket at all" version for processing areas. This lab coat is suited
for dry area use only.
The Pro-Val ProLab
is also made from non woven polypropylene for good breathability. It is
our premium white coat, extra long with knitted cuffs, three pockets
and press stud closures. 1170mm long from shoulder.
The Hazguard MP4 and MP5 coveralls are suitable for chemical cleanup. The MP4 coverall
is a waterproof disposable coverall, made from breathable microporous
fabric, with ultrasonic seams creating a waterproof barrier. The
coverall has excellent strength and tear resistance, certified to Type
4, 5 and 6 protection levels.
The Hazguard MP5
coverall is water resistant, made from a breathable microporous fabric,
with stitched seams fro extra strength. It is certified to protection
levels 5 and 6, also with excellent abrasion and tear resistance.
also have a good range of chemical resistant gloves. Our nitrile range
of gloves are best suited for working with chemicals. The Nitegreen 15
us a high quality 100% nitrile flock lined glove, providing resistance
to a wide range of chemicals. Due to its thickness, it also provides
protection against abrasion and snags.
The Nitrile 46's
are 100% nitrile elbow length gloves, making them an ideal chemical
resistant glove. Strong, durable and particularly good resistance
against petroleum based solvents, oils and greases.
nitrile examination gloves are powder free, with beaded cuff for extra
strength when donning. This glove has a broad range of chemical
resistance, particularly petroleum based chemicals.
more information on our Pro-Val glove range and their performance
reactions against an extensive range of chemicals please refer to our chemical resistant chart
. This information should be used for reference purpose only. User must proceed with caution when handling chemicals.