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Safety

Safety Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Boots A sturdy item of footwear covering the foot, the ankle, and sometimes the leg below the knee.
Chaps Leather pants without a seat, worn by a cowboy over ordinary pants to protect the legs.
Earplugs A piece of wax, rubber, or cotton placed in the ear as protection against noise or water.
Face Shield A device used to protect wearer's entire face (or part of it) from impact hazard such as flying objects and road debris, chemical splashes (in industry), or potentially infectious fluid (in medical)
Full Body Suit An overall garment worn in a clean room, an environment with a controlled level of contamination. The suit covers the wearer to prevent skin and hair being shed into a clean room environment.
Gloves A covering for the hand worn for protection against cold or dirt and typically having separate parts for each finger and the thumb.
Goggles Close-fitting eyeglasses with side shields, for protecting the eyes from glare, dust, water, etc.
Hard Hat A rigid protective helmet, as worn by factory and building workers.
Harness a set of straps and fittings by which a horse or other draft animal is fastened to a cart, plow, etc., and is controlled by its driver.
Hazards Is defined as device designed to terminate a conductor that is to be affixed to a post, stud, chassis, another conductor, etc., to establish an electrical connection.
Respirators An apparatus worn over the mouth and nose or the entire face to prevent the inhalation of dust, smoke, or other noxious substances.
Safety Glasses Toughened glasses or goggles for protecting the eyes when using power tools or industrial or laboratory equipment.
Safety Vest High visibility reflective safety vests are used throughout the country and around the world as a safety and precautionary measure. When worn in certain work environments, these vests to help prevent injury to those who wear them.
Welding Helmet Is a type of headgear used when performing certain types of welding to protect the eyes, face and neck from flash burn, ultraviolet light, sparks, infrared light, and heat
Fire Retardant Jacket Flame-resistant clothing that is designed to be worn during activities where the wearer will constantly be exposed to flames, radiant heat and potential molten substance splash
Coveralls A one-piece protective garment worn for heavy manual work.
Cut Resistant Gloves Cut-resistant gloves are those designed to protect the wearer's hands from cuts while working with sharp tools
Sleeves The part of a garment that wholly or partly covers a person's arm.
Dust Masks Is a flexible pad held over the nose and mouth by elastic or rubber straps to protect against dusts encountered during construction or cleaning activities, such as dusts from drywall, brick, wood, fiberglass, silica, or sweeping.
Nomex Hood Is a common piece of racing and firefighting equipment
Steel Toe Boots Is a durable boot or shoe that has a protective reinforcement in the toe which protects the foot from falling objects or compression, usually combined with a mid sole plate to protect against punctures from below
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