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Oct 15th 2014

Ebola Protection With PPE in Short Supply

We get so many questions these days about how best to protect families from Ebola. We all know even basic protective clothing is in short supply because of the worldwide reaction to this frightening disease. But let's not give up all hope just yet. If you are worried about protection from infectious diseases - this is code these days for Ebola - there are simple ways to protect yourself a … read more
Aug 7th 2014

How To Safely Remove Contaminated PPE Clothing

In order to get out of your protective clothing without subjecting yourself to the materials you've been so careful to avoid, field decontamination procedures should be followed carefully. This process does not make the garment safe for re-use. Rather it is a way to extricate yourself from the clothing that has protected you before it is discarded. DuPont's protective Tychem garmen … read more
Dec 9th 2013

What Does Asbestos Removal Cost?

The average cost to remove asbestos in my neighborhood is between $270 and $540 per hour. The contractors will spend their expensive time setting up a containment area, removing the asbestos pipes or insulation material, and paying for proper specialized disposal. Professional inspections also need be conducted before and after the remediation to show there is no more particulate matter floatin … read more
Nov 6th 2013

The Right HazMat Coveralls For The Type of Work You Do

With so many hazards and so many types of coverall protection, it's difficult to know what's right for they type of work you do. Here are our suggestions for protective clothing for the most common workplace hazards. I'm a big believer in the old grease monkey coveralls. I wear them when I'm working on my car or doing other non-toxic jobs. But once you move from sweeping up dust or … read more
Jan 7th 2013

DuPont HazMat Training Suit Used in TV's The Office

Some of the specialty products we sell on PK Safety aren't items you typically see in the media. So we were quite surprised to see the DuPont Tychem HazMat Training Suit will be part of the wardrobe on The Office on NBC Jan 9th, 2013. The episode is about an infestation of lice in the office. As the parent of a 9- and an 11-year-old, I have had more than enough experience with l … read more