Offers the most current information and latest technological advances on the subject of protective clothing evaluation and use. A wide spectrum of experts in the field have presented 28 peer-reviewed papers ranging from testing the integrity of fabrics to withstand numerous hazards to fitting considerations for pregnant women. The following comprehensive topics are discussed:
Materials development and testing in such areas as thermal protection, physical hazards and dangerous biological exposure
Innovative performance evaluation methods and current test procedure reassessment
Testing and performance of entire items of industrial protective clothing in a variety of work environments
Combining the human factor with the challenge of defining and producing protective clothing that is both comfortable and efficient.