DuPont Protection Technologies launches third annual photo contest to pay homage to North America’s dirtiest workers
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DuPont Protection Technologies announces the launch of the third annual Dirty Work Photo Contest. The online contest runs today through Dec. 31, 2013, and is open to North America entries.
Entrants should submit original photos of themselves wearing DuPont™ ProShield®, Tyvek® or Tychem® garments after completing their day of “dirty work.” Entries will be judged on a wide range of criteria from the use of the garment, creativity, safety and how well the DuPont protective garments are portrayed in the photos. The contest features a grand prize, a first place winner and a viewer's choice winner. Additionally, those who vote on their favorite entries will be entered in a monthly random draw to win additional prizes. To register online visit: http://www.tyvekphotocontest.dupont.com/ or download the app at www.facebook.com/dupontco.
“Every day, millions of workers throughout North America get themselves dirty as they work on some of industry’s messiest jobs,” said Dave Kee, North America marketing manager, Protective Garments ─ DuPont Protection Technologies. “DuPont helps protect workers and first responders as they perform their daily jobs, particularly in maintenance, environmental clean-up and hazmat response. This is our tribute to the many people who use our protective apparel to keep safe and clean.”
The contest showcases the many ways in which workers use DuPont protective garments in their daily jobs. DuPont offers a wide range of chemical protective garments from general protection to fully encapsulated styles.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.