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safety vocabulary

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hard hat a rigid protective helmet, as worn by factory and building workers
ear plugs Ear plugs are a device inserted into the ear to prevent loud noise or the intrusion of water, foreign bodies, dust, cold and strong wind from entering the ear.
respirator an apparatus worn over the mouth and nose or the entire face to prevent the inhalation of dust, smoke, or other noxious substances.
vest A safety vest is an article of personal protective equipment that's designed to have high visibility and reflective.
fire retardant jacket flame resistant (FR) clothing
face shield a device used to protect wearer's entire face
safety glasses act as a shield to protect the eyes from any type of foreign debris that may cause irritation or injury.
coveralls designed to cover the whole body and other clothing to protect against dirt or other outside contaminants.
cut resistant gloves specifically designed to protect hands from cuts or lacerations due to contact with various cutting machines, equipment, tools, or sharp-edged items such as knives, blades, metals, glass, or ceramics.
sleeves designed to protect the wearer against specific hazards, and are most often used to protect against injuries caused by abrasion, slashing, electric shock, chemicals or heat.
dust mask protect against dusts encountered during construction or cleaning activities
nomex hood designed to protect firefighters from serious injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radio logical, physical, electrical, mechanical or other hazards.
steel toe shoes durable boot or shoe that has a protective reinforcement in the toe which protects the foot from falling objects or compression
boots protect the user against health or safety risks at work
chaps refers to protective clothing, helmets, goggles, or other garments or equipment designed to protect the wearer's body from injury or infection.
full body suit protective suit is an umbrella term for any item of clothing or suit which protects the wearer against a variety of different harmful agents.
goggles that is worn on the eye for its protection. ...
harness designed to catch a person in case of falling while working at height.
hazards equipment worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses.
welding helmet protect the eyes, face and neck from flash burn, ultraviolet light, sparks, infrared light, and heat.
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