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Do You Need a Hazmat Suit for Radiation?
Jan 24th 2018

Do You Need a Hazmat Suit for Radiation?

What is Radiation? Radiation is “ the energy radiated or transmitted in the form of rays, waves, or particles.” Protection against radiation is a complicated task. Scientists differentiate ionizing radiation hazards from radioactive, contaminated particle or liquid hazards. Particle radiation includes electron, proton, and neutron beams produced by splitting unstable atoms from plutonium and … read more
Prevent Lung Cancer with the Proper Safety Equipment
Nov 27th 2017

Prevent Lung Cancer with the Proper Safety Equipment

By Emily Walsh, Community Outreach Director, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and we want to remind you about the hidden dangers of asbestos. It is estimated that of the homes built before 1980, about 80% currently contain asbestos. It can be found in exterior materials such as roofing and siding, but can also be found inside the home in certain types … read more
How to Choose a HazMat Suit
Nov 20th 2017

How to Choose a HazMat Suit

When working on jobs in hazardous environments with particles and chemicals, having a hazmat suit is often extremely important. One of the top brands of hazmat suits, Tyvek® by DuPont, ensures protection against substances like spray paints, sanding and grinding waste, lubricants, dirt, grime, oil, grease, animal waste, and fertilizers. They are also extremely effective against hazardous partic … 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