Radians’ Arctic RadWear® Cooling Vests are made with Advanced ARCTIC™ Technology that uses a unique three-layer fabric system that absorbs, stores and releases water to keep workers cool for hours. Available in blue, red and yellow, they feature an adjustable waist and are antimicrobial treated to resist mold buildup and odors.
Whether it’s a faceshield to protect a worker from a chemical splash or a welding helmet to block ultraviolet and infrared rays emitted from a welding arc, the importance of head and face protection cannot be overstated. Here, industry insiders discuss what’s new in head and face protection and the importance of using the correct personal protective equipment.
Radians now offers gloves made with Dyneema® Diamond Technology that provide double to triple improvement in cut resistance. The thin Dyneema® fiber, which is 40 percent lighter than gloves made with aramid fiber, allows for better feel and control, cool-touch comfort, and high durability/strength without fiberglass discomfort.
Historically, PPE has been designed with a man’s body size and shape in mind. But when Safety+Health reached out to the International Safety Equipment Association regarding progress on designing personal protective equipment for women, manufacturers’ representatives were quick to respond.