Applications / Staying on top of protective gear—and your own safety
January 28, 2021
When you’re on the worksite, you know protective gear is necessary—and often required—but you might not realize what’s really at stake: your eyes, lungs and skin, not to mention your body and feet. Protect yourself with the right clothing, safety glasses, hard hats and work boots, so you can focus on the task at hand.
Do you have the personal protective work wear you need? A few products to consider:
Choose from six different kinds of protective clothing and coveralls. Trimaco offers three coveralls backed by Dupont® technology:
Dupont® Tyvek™ Professional Protective Coveralls: When you need comfortable all-day protection to cover a variety of situations. Made of a durable, low-static and low linting-material, this suit blocks liquids and airborne particles. These protective coveralls are perfect for all-purpose painting, including solvent-based paints. Lead and asbestos abatement and removal.
Dupont® Tyvek™ Breathable Dual Coveralls: This coverall offers two different components on each side of the suit. The front is heavy-duty for protection against abrasive materials and paint while the back is breathable to allow for comfort. Perfect for: Utility and maintenance work, boat manufacturing, glass work and remediation; basically, anywhere you only need frontal protection and great for warm environments.
Yellow Dupont® Tychem™ 2000 Coveralls offer 30-minute protection from more than 40 chemicals. Polyethylene-coated, you’ll get excellent protection in a flexible and lightweight suit. Using these along with masks and gloves prevents cross-contamination of materials in a variety of industries, and the bright yellow color provides high visibility. Perfect for: pulp and paper, food and chemical processing, pharmaceutical industries.
Orange DuPont™ Tyvek® 500 High Visibility Coveralls: Looking for a protective coverall, that also provides high visibility in busy and dangerous environments? The Tyvek High Vis Safety coveralls are designed with bright orange Tyvek material and grey reflective bands for the ultimate visibility protection. Protective wear also protects against chemical, static and biological hazards.
DuPont™ Tyvek® Jacket: This protective, button up jacket is the perfect PPE choice when only upper body protection is needed. The coverall jacket is designed with durable yet breathable Tyvek material, and features two front pockets. Ideal for paint spraying, or small touch up projects.
Trimaco offers a range of different shoe cover options designed for workplace safety. A few to consider:
CPE Shoe Covers: Looking for durable, yet traditional blue construction booties? Trimaco’s Chlorinated Polyethylene Shoe Guards provide the ultimate shoe and floor protection. Designed with a thick 9 mil, waterproof plastic, these CPE shoe covers are durable, water and oil resistant and puncture resistant. Plastic shoe covers also feature a textured bottom for slip resistance on the jobsite.
Non-Slip Shoe Covers: Looking for non-slip protection? These shoe covers are for you. Trimaco’s smart grip shoe covers are designed with a grippy sole that won’t budge when walking. The elastic top keeps shoe guards snug and in place. Water and oil resistant protective wear is ideal for protecting shoes and floors from tracking.
EZFG Shoe Guard:An alternative to the traditional shoe covers, Trimaco’s EZ Floor Guard is an economical option. The protective shoe cover simply places a sheet of adhesive plastic film on the bottom of your shoe or boot to avoid tracking dirt and debris into a home or job site. Just step, pull and tear for quick, easy shoe guards!
Don’t forget to protect your eyes! Explore Trimaco’s ANSI-rated E-Z Clean Goggles for the ultimate eye protection. These safety glasses provide scratch-resistant, impact-resistant and fog-resistant and 99.9% UV protection. What sets these goggles apart from the rest? Water-based paints can be easily wiped off with a damp microfiber towel, keeping your vision crystal clear.
Trimaco has you and your protective gear needs covered!
These are just a few of Trimaco’s most asked-about personal protective gear items and garments, but Trimaco’s got you covered with additional options. Check out our entire line of coveralls, paint spray suits and hoods, shoe and boot covers!
One of the biggest struggles when it comes to protecting bathrooms during a renovation or remodel is protecting the bathtub. At an average of $2,000, bathtubs are an expensive feature and must be protected while other work occurs in the bathroom. Whether you’re painting, plumbing, tile installing or remodeling the bathroom, it will save you time, money and your reputation in the long run to protect the bathtub right off the bat.-The Stay Put Surface Protector features a slip resistant tacky backing which will adhere easily without tape! This surface protector is repositionable and forms easily to the curves and angles of a bathtub. Once it’s pulled up, you’ll be happy to find zero residue left behind. It’s also padded to provide protection against impact from your jobsite materials. Water, paint and other liquids don’t stand a chance leaking through this waterproof surface protector.-Thanks to Nicholas Construction for using StayPut Surface Protection for their bathtubs! ... See MoreSee Less