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safety

safety vocabulary

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Hard hat A hard hat is a type of helmet predominantly used in workplace environments such as industrial or construction sites to protect the head from injury due to falling objects, impact with other objects, debris, rain, and electric shock.
ear plugs Hearing protection. There are mainly four types of earplugs for hearing protection: Foam earplugs, mainly made from either polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or polyurethane (PU) (memory foam), which are compressed and put into the ear canal, where they expand to p
respirator These respirators only protect against particles. They do not protect against chemicals, gases, or vapors, and are intended only for low hazard levels. The commonly known "N-95" filtering facepiece respirator is one type of particulate respirator, often u
vest The mesh material allows for faster drying time and reduces the overall weight of the vest. High Visibility. Because safety vests are designed for the purpose of keeping the wearer clearly in view, they make use of colors that can always be seen and glows
safety glasses Goggles, or safety glasses, are forms of protective eyewear that usually enclose or protect the area surrounding the eye in order to prevent particulates, water or chemicals from striking the eyes. They are used in chemistry laboratories and in woodworkin
face shield A face shield is 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).
fire retardant jacket A fire proximity suit (also, silvers, silver bunker suit, or asbestos suit) is a suit designed to protect a firefighter from high temperatures, especially near fires of extreme temperature such as aircraft fires. They were first designed and used in the 1
coveralls a one-piece protective garment worn for heavy manual work.
cut restraint gloves Cut-resistant gloves are those designed to protect the wearer's hands from cuts while working with sharp tools. They can be divided into metal mesh gloves, cut-and-sewn, and seamless knitted gloves. Metal mesh gloves are a form of chainmail, and are made
sleeves the part of a garment that wholly or partly covers a person's arm. "a shirt with the sleeves rolled up" a protective paper or cardboard cover for a record, CD, or DVD. a protective or connecting tube fitting over or enclosing a rod, spindle, or smaller
dust mask A dust mask 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 (from ceramic or glass prod
nomex hood Honeycomb structures such as these, as well as mylar-Nomex laminates, are used extensively in aircraft construction. Both the firefighting and vehicle racing industries use Nomex to create clothing and equipment that can withstand intense heat. A Nomex ho
steel toe shoes A steel-toe boot (also known as a safety boot, steel-capped boot or safety shoe) 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 t
boots Boots which are designed for walking through snow, shallow water and mud may be made of a single closely stitched design (using leather, rubber, canvas, or similar material) to prevent the entry of water, snow, mud or dirt through gaps between the laces a
chaps Uses. Chaps are intended to protect the legs of cowboys from contact with daily environmental hazards seen in working with cattle, horses and other livestock. They help to protect riders' legs from scraping on brush, injury from thorns of cacti, sagebrush
full bodysuit A bodysuit or shorthand body is a one-piece form-fitting garment that covers the torso and the crotch, and cannot be used as a swimsuit. The style of a basic bodysuit is similar to a one-piece swimsuit and a leotard, though the materials may vary
gloves Rubber, plastic or synthetic gloves: These types of glove can be used when cleaning or working with oils, solvents and other chemicals. Leather gloves: These should be used when welding, as the leather can resist sparks and moderate heat. The risk of cuts
harness harness. If you harness something such as an emotion or natural source of energy, you bring it under your control and use it. A harness is a set of straps which fit under a person's arms and fasten round their body in order to keep a piece of equipment in
hazards Health hazards include chemical hazards (solvents, adhesives, paints, toxic dusts, etc.), physical hazards (noise, radiation, heat, etc.), biological hazards (infectious diseases), and ergonomic risk factors (heavy lifting, repetitive motions, vibration)
welding helmet A 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
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