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STRUCTURAL FIREFIGHTING GLOVE – 788. 3D style glove design provides comfort, fit, and enhanced dexterity. Certified to meet the latest NFPA 1972-2013 Structural Firefighting Standards.
Stephanie Kwolek, the DuPont chemist best known for inventing Kevlar, died June 18 at the age of 90. Kevlar is considered a “happy accident” within the scientific community. Kwolek and her colleagues at DuPont were attempting to develop a strong synthetic fiber that could be used in tires when she noticed a mixture of a polymer and a solvent that appeared cloudy – quite different from the usual translucent appearance of conventional polymer solutions.
Fall, hand and eye protection and products to handle hazmat spills quickly and efficiently were among this week’s top EHS-related products as featured on ISHN.com.