DuPont Kevlar Cut-Resistant Gloves: Laundering Guide Available

DuPont™ has made available a laundering guide for their Kevlar® cut-resistant apparel. The digest is NEVER use chlorine bleach on Kevlar.  The best method is to use a detergent ONLY. Peroxide bleach and dry cleaning have negligible negative effects on the cut resistance of Kevlar fibers. You can usually launder Kevlar cut-resistant glove, but follow […]

CDC 60-Page Return-to-Work Guidelines Issued

The long-awaited CDC guidelines for reopening the economy are out.  The 60-page guide contains many links to other CDC documents related to businesses of different types. Click here for the CDC PDF Guidelines for Businesses Click here for specific CDC guidelines for COVID-19 prevention in the Meat Processing Industry  OSHA COVID-19 Page Our workplace is […]

ASTM Updates Home Laundering Standard for AR and FR Clothing

ASTM F2757 – 20 Standard Guide for Home Laundering Care and Maintenance of Flame-Resistant or Arc-Rated Clothing This standard has been updated with more accurate terminology (“arc rating” has replaced the older term “arc resistant”) and more guidance on laundering.  This standard is useful for referencing to guidance to employees especially in absence of manufacturer’s […]

EPA Updates Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19 Virus

EPA has updated the disinfectant list for disabling the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19. We have updated our other articles linking to the old list.  Here is a new one. EPA List of Approved Disinfectants for COVID-19 Causing Virus