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Safety & Protection

USES AND APPLICATIONS

DuPont™ Kevlar® helps enable manufacturers in aerospace, marine, and rail industries to build aircraft, ships, and rail cars that are lighter and more durable. Learn how the remarkable performance characteristics of Kevlar® help achieve increased fuel efficiency and lower operating and maintenance costs.

To stand up to the tough jobs workers perform, DuPont engineered Protera® for arc flash protection.

See how this process safety course introduces DuPont best practices for improving an organization’s Process Safety and Operational Risk Management.

Many DuPont™ Tychem® chemical garments are designed to protect workers from biohazards. Many of our fabrics and seams pass both ASTM F1670 and ASTM F1671. Learn how our wide range of garments can help reduce the opportunity for contamination of workers’ skin and clothing.

DuPont offers garments that help provide chemical protection for a host of different military hazards. See which Tyvek® and Tychem® garments offer the chemical protection needed for situations such as initial entry, victim rescue, release mitigation, evidence collection, body removal, and site cleanup.

See how DuPont experts adapt our proven contractor safety management methods to benefit clients, based on our own capital projects and turnarounds.

See how this cross-cultural Process Safety Management DuPont Best Practices Workshop covers the challenges of differing cultures and org structures.

See how our award-winning employee safety Training Solutions integrate leading learning technologies and engaging content to protect workers’ lives.

See how our proprietary DuPont Bradley Curve helps clients understand and benchmark their progress toward world-class safety culture and performance.

See how our powerful, psychologically based safety program, the DuPont Integrated Approach (DnA) for Safety, is a catalyst to accelerate performance.

See how our employee safety consulting experts adapt DuPont’s own best practices for each client engagement, reducing injuries and boosting profits.

The DuPont Safety Perception Survey is a powerful data-driven tool. See how it helps measure, benchmark and catalyze an organization’s safety culture.

See how the PSM/ORM Felt Leadership Best Practices Workshop boosts the ability of a company’s leaders to improve its safety culture and performance.

Kevlar® provides high tensile strength, helping to safeguard fiber optic cables against mechanical stresses to ensure optimal performance. Learn how the inherent dielectric properties, light weight, small diameter, and flexibility of Kevlar® meet requirements for a wide variety of fiber optic cable applications.

As leaders in flame resistant technology, DuPont scientists have engineered revolutionary materials like Nomex® that help provide industrial workers with protection from intense heat and flames.

Manufacturers use DuPont™ Kevlar® thread for seams and tape edges to help keep out flames. Learn more about the properties of this material.

For a trusted source of protection, firefighters look for turnout gear made of Nomex® and Kevlar® fibers.

See how the process safety audit DuPont Best Practices Workshop teaches participants to use assessments that help optimize Process Safety Management.

Learn how the inherent thermal resistance of DuPont™ Nomex® makes it ideal for high-temperature automotive applications, including heat shields and other under-the-hood applications.

The excellent strength-to-weight ratio of DuPont™ Nomex® and DuPont™ Kevlar® brings performance and value to industries such as mass transportation, construction, and marine shipping.

Our scientists and technicians have created and rigorously tested our leading brands used in industrial protective clothing, including Nomex®, Tychem®, Tyvek® and Kevlar®. Learn more about their roles in industrial safety and worker protection.

See how the Process Safety Management systems DuPont Best Practices Workshop covers technology essential to enhance process safety and minimize risk.

See how this PSM/ORM Change Management Workshop covers DuPont best practices that help prevent disruptions to your Process Safety Management system.

Kevlar® reinforcement helps reduce weight without compromising strength in marine, energy, and maritime vessel composites.

See how this PSM/ORM Best Practices Workshop teaches mechanical integrity methods for safely maintaining hazardous processes equipment and procedures.

For 40 years, Americans serving in every branch of the Armed Forces have depended upon body armor and flak jackets made with Kevlar® fiber to help protect them from combat hazards.

Kevlar® fiber is a very important part of the military’s assets. By incorporating its inherent protective technology into military helmets, it has helped to save thousands of lives.

Military clothing with thermal protection made with Nomex® fiber helps safeguard our warfighters against the life-and-death challenges they face.

See how the DuPont Best Practices Workshop on operational procedures covers methods for fostering a workforce committed to PSM discipline and safety.

See how the DuPont Process Hazard Analysis and Consequence Analysis Best Practices Workshop covers methods to properly control hazardous processes.

See how the capital project Process Safety Management Best Practices Workshop covers methods for boosting project effectiveness and cost-efficacy.

See how this process safety metrics Best Practices Workshop teaches participants to use powerful analytics to improve an organization’s performance.

See how DuPont Best Practices Workshops introduce proven Process Safety Management methods, tailored to your company’s location, schedule and needs.

See how our Process Safety Management program standards, methods and tools can be tailored to suit our clients’ unique needs and prevent incidents.

Racing suits made of Nomex® fiber play a pivotal role in helping to provide the valuable seconds racing professionals need to escape fires that result from both on-track collisions and pit accidents. See why 95% of racing professionals around the world wear Nomex®.

The quest for lighter, stronger, and safer sporting goods has made Kevlar® a popular choice for both equipment manufacturers and consumers. Learn how the same properties and performance attributes that have proven so effective in industrial and life-protection applications also appeal to athletes, outdoors enthusiasts and anyone else looking for better performance in sports products.

Tactical Vests — essential equipment officers can live with because police officers never know what type of weapons or perpetrators they may come up against, wearing the right tactical vest can mean the difference between walking away from a criminal assault and facing a potentially fatal or disabling injury

MRAP vehicles made using Kevlar® fibers help protect soldiers who are involved in IED and RPG attacks