323. HEAT PROTECTION HEAT PROTECTION

PEOPLE IN PROFESSIONS INVOLVING A HIGH LEVEL OF RISK FROM BURNS NEED TO WEAR SPECIAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING. APART FROM DIRECT FIRE, HEAT - IN ITS DIFFERENT FORMS - REPRESENTS A SIGNIFICANT DANGER.

Heat protection fibres offer protection from all kinds of heat: fire, radiant heat, electric arcs, molten metal's and flash fires. The most important goal of protective clothing is to prevent the skin from burns. After all, the skin in the body's largest and most sensitive organ.