When hazard exposure is less than occupational Exposure limit, disposable respirators might be suitable. Disposable respirators can provide up to an APF of 10.
Solvent-based paints often contain a higher level of organic solvents, requiring a respirator with a higher protection factor. Reusable respirators can provide up to an APF of 25.
These coatings typically have minimal or no VOCs, flammability is a possible hazard requiring a respirator meeting intrinsically safe standards.
Not only do we develop and manufacture PPE you need for your industrial painting projects, but we also offer trainings, resources, and access to our health and safety specialist. All here to help you achieve your safety needs.
Standardizing PPE across your workforce can help with satisfying certification considerations, selection and use regulations, as well as worksite program requirements. You may find cost savings by ordering from one source.
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Our global team is knowledgeable about local PPE standards to help you make important decisions when it comes to complying with regulations and ordinances with an eye towards helping you fulfill your personal worksite requirements, timelines, and program goals.
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Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) are a suitable selection for many painting applications and when using a variety of paint types. Benefits of a PAPR include:
Maintain visibility and help prevent exposure to paint particles with safety goggles. 3M goggles have optional features, including:
When you need full body coverage and protection from some liquid splashes or sprays and hazardous particles, see if protective coveralls work for you. 3M offers variety of coveralls with breathable fabrics and comfortable features.
When your industrial painting project has you working at height, look for a full-body harness with webbing material that can repel paint particles. Select 3M full-body harness come with repel-webbing technology to help maintain the cleanliness and integrity of your equipment.
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From airborne hazards to painting at heights, we have PPE to keep you protected all over. This infographic will outline the variety of PPE available to support you and your painting application needs.
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