There are many processes and applications in the food Industry which may cause a variety of potential health risks to employees. Weighing, dispensing, mixing, cutting, cleaning, in- house transportation and warehousing. 3M have developed effective products to safeguard and protect against such hazards without compromising your production.
Many food industry processes result in hazardous noise levels from 85dB(A)-95dB(A); up to 100dB(A) in milling, drink production and the meat industry. 3M offers a wide range of products specially designed for the food industry including ear plugs, ear muffs and communication headsets to protect against hazardous noise. To accurately assess the level of protection achieved by individual employees from their ear plugs use the 3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation System.
3M offers two key safety spectacles for use within the food industry environment. Maintenance of machinery can often release flying debris or particles. Take a look at the 3M products available to combat such hazards.
Frequent exposure to particle dusts from flour, spices or coffee for example can put food manufacturing workers at risk of developing respiratory diseases such as asthma, a distressing and potentially life threatening condition. Workers involved in activities such as milling, sieving or weighing ingredients are at particular risk.
With over 40 years of experience in respiratory protection 3M offers a range of quality disposable respirators that deliver reliable protection against particle hazards.
3M offers a range of disposable protective clothing to complement its range of respiratory, hearing, head and eye protection products. 3M coveralls offer a variety of features from breathbale panels for increased comfort to the use of fabrics with specialist treatments for added liquid repellency. Also available is a range of accessories, including overboots and shoe covers, oversleeves and overhoods and lab coats.