All garments of your flame retardant workwear should be combined with other protective equipment designed to keep you safe from the dangers you encounter in your working environment. So always wear a helmet, face guard and safety footwear to ensure that you have the best possible protection when necessary. 3-layer flame retardant workwear can mean the difference between life and death.
At 50 % burns on the body, there is a major risk of the person losing his/her life. The chance of surviving burns is also affected by age, because as the body ages it becomes less able to cope with serious burns. In addition to burns, bodies can also suffer scalding on account of moisture. If the body’s own moisture is allowed to remain in contact with the skin, it can actually become so hot in a fire that it starts to boil. That is why it is so important to use flame retardant underwear with excellent moisture-transporting properties.
The test demonstrated that wearing new Wenaas Offshore Daletec 350A flame retardant coverall together with Devold® Spirit flame retardant underwear reduced the extent of second- and third-degree burns by 13%. It also revealed that wearing new Wenaas Offshore 220A flame retardant coverall together with Devold® Spirit flame retardant underwear reduced the extent of second- and third-degree burns by fully 29%.
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