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protective clothing

Clothing especially designed, fabricated, or treated to protect personnel against hazards caused by extreme changes in physical environment, dangerous working conditions, or enemy action.
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Brazil's protective clothing sector is expected to receive a further boost as industrial expansion and construction continues ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games.
Developed in collaboration with Shell and major maintenance contractors in the petrochemical sector, the suit is an important advance in protective clothing for abrasive blasting operatives.
Dr Robert Morley, spokesman for the Local Medical Committee, said: "Doctors in Birmingham haven't had protective clothing of masks, gloves and gowns provided as yet and health chiefs have asked them to get their own.
In addition, rising protective clothing output and growth in building construction will also contribute to overall gains.
But yesterday, on a small industrial estate near Bridgend, firefighters in full protective clothing were called to stop a chemical leak.
A similar illness has also hit hospitals across South Wales, with relatives being asked to wear protective clothing when visiting patients.
Fire Brigade's Union officials today ruled out wearing more protective clothing, saying it would add to the heavy clothing and equipment already worn by crews.
Due to continuing concerns about bioterrorism and the potential for future anthrax attacks, GAO was asked to audit controls over public sales of excess DOD biological equipment and chemical and biological protective clothing that could be used to produce and disseminate biological warfare agents.
"Clothing can create a microenvironment where contaminants are sloughed off very close to a patient, yet an air monitoring system would not pick up a local problem," says Betsy Dart, a protective clothing consultant at Arthur D.
industrial protective clothing markets grew at a notably slower rate in 1998 than in 1997, which means that the future could entail a slow decrease in the overall market.
Advances will be driven by continued strong demand in motor vehicle markets, protective clothing and a variety of miscellaneous markets.
In these unfortunate instances, wearing the proper protective clothing can be the difference between walking away unharmed from a catastrophe or being seriously injured or killed.

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