Disposable Protective Coveralls & Accessory Sizing Guide
|Small||5′ – 5’6″||100 – 125 pounds|
|Medium||5’2″ – 5’7″||125 – 160 pounds|
|Large||5’6″ – 5’10”||140 – 200 pounds|
|XL||5’7″ – 6’2″||155 – 220 pounds|
|2XL||5’11” – 6’4″||180 – 240 pounds|
|3XL||6’2″ – 6’6″||240 – 280 pounds|
|4XL||6’4″ – 6’8″||260 – 320 pounds|
|5XL||6’6″ – 7′||320 – 370 pounds|
Aprons: 24″Wide x 34″Long
Shoe/Boot Covers come in Large / X-Large.
Hoods are “One Size Fits All”
Sleeves are 18″ Long
Tyvek®, (Spunbonded Olefin), Specifications
With a Tyvek® coverall you don’t have to compromise. That’s because Tyvek® disposable coveralls deliver the best balance of protection, durability and comfort. Made using a proprietary manufacturing process, Tyvek® features a protective inherent barrier. Tyvek is 100% High Density Polyethylene, (HDPE), and it’s generic trade name is “spunbonded olefin”. So, unlike other protective clothing fabrics, which have either a film or coating that can be easily scratched or worn away, Tyvek® suits provide a barrier through the entire fabric. As a result, your protection is not compromised unless the clothing has been completely torn which isn’t easy to do because of the strength and durability of Tyvek.® Make sure you’re getting Tyvek.® Ask for it by name. Barrier Protection You Can Trust, Durability That Isn’t Easily Compromised
- Tyvek® is the industry standard for dry particulate barriers. Microscopic particles as small as 0.5 microns can’t pass through Tyvek® even after it’s been abraded.
- Tyvek® is an inherent barrier not easily scratched or worn away. Comfort You’d Never Expect Standing still, your body radiates heat and moisture vapor. So, it’s no surprise that working in protective apparel that can’t breathe escalates the problem dramatically and can affect productivity. It’s called heat stress. And, it can seriously compromise your safety, especially in hazardous environments.
- Tyvek® lets air and moisture vapor pass through.
- Tyvek® breathes. Breathability is a key factor in reducing heat stress.
- Tyvek® is six times more breathable than microporous film garment materials.
- Tyvek® is available in a wide variety of garment styles, such as coveralls, lab coats, smocks and aprons and has a wide range of applications in many different industries.
Infected Patient in Dallas, Texas
Reports are describing a patient in Texas who contracted the Zika virus through sexual contact. Texas has seen seven other Zika cases all related to foreign travel. This virus is usually transmitted through a bite from a mosquito. These mosquitoes become infected when they feed on a person already infected with the virus. Infected mosquitoes can then spread the virus to other people through bites. However, the virus can also be spread from mother to child around the time of pregnancy and birth, in addition to blood transfusions and sexual contact.
There have been no locally transmitted Zika cases reported in the continental United States, but cases have been reported in returning travelers. With the recent outbreaks, the number of Zika cases among travelers visiting or returning to the United States will likely increase and could result in local spread of the virus in some areas of the United States. The Zika virus is currently being transmitted through the Central and South America and the Caribbean – as a result travel advisories have been implemented.
The most common symptoms of Zika virus include:
- Joint pain
- Conjunctivitis (red eyes)
- Muscle pain
The illness is usually short-lived and mild with infected patients very rarely needing hospitalization. Pregnant women face the most significant threat posed by this virus due to its link with the development of the serious complication of microcephaly in infants.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives the following guidelines for protection against the mosquitos that often cause the transmission of the Zika virus:
Travelers are at increased risk for becoming exposed to the Zika virus. There is no treatment or vaccine for the virus. Once the symptoms occur and the diagnosis is confirmed, patients are instructed to get plenty of rest, drink fluids, remain hydrated and take acetaminophen for fever and pain relief. Even though the illness may be mild there remains a serious risk associated with the transmission of the virus from mother to baby resulting in smaller than normal head size in the baby – a condition known as microcephaly. It is therefore important to protect yourself and your family from mosquito bites to stop the spread of the disease.
In Brazil there have been 76 infant deaths from microcephaly in pregnancy or just after death that may have been caused by the exposure to the Zika virus. The smaller than normal head size of microcephaly is due to brain underdevelopment in pregnancy or failure of brain growth after birth. Other infections, such as Rubella, Toxoplasmosis and Cytomegalovirus, severe malnutrition and exposure to toxic chemicals are also linked with the development of microcephaly. There is no known cure or standard therapy for microcephaly. Depending on the severity of the disease the infant may experience a variety of symptoms over his or her lifetime including:
- Developmental delay, such as problems with speech, sitting, standing, and walking
- Intellectual disability (decreased ability to learn and function in daily life)
- Problems with movement and balance
- Feeding problems, such as difficulty swallowing
- Hearing loss
- Vision problems
Therefore the CDC is recommending that pregnant women avoid all travel to more than 24 countries mainly in the Caribbean and South America where the transmission of the Zika virus has been most active.
From Rome to New York, fire has been one of the most disastrous calamities to effect our world. Fire is a tool, it’s a weapon, and catastrophe all rolled into one. It somehow manages to find a place for itself at the table of every major catastrophic event, including ones that involve a lot of water, like tsunamis.
Fires are deadly and almost impossible to contain. Home fires cause more than $6 billion in damages a year. In 2012 alone, forest fires claimed 9.33 million acres of land, and cost nearly $2 billion to suppress.
Every five seconds someone is severely burned. Each year, 265,000 people are estimated to die from burn injuries, and chances are, that half or more of your own scars came from burns. It’s no wonder that industries that rely heavily on using fire as a tool have developed fire resistant clothing (FR clothing) to keep workers safe from what would otherwise be inevitable.