Level D Clothing

Published: | Updated: May 4, 2018

Definition - What does Level D Clothing mean?

Level D clothing is a type of personal protective equipment (PPE) that provides the lowest level of protection and is used when contamination is merely a nuisance, rather than a health risk. PPE is divided into four categories (levels A through D) based on the degree of protection they provide. Level D provides the lowest level of protection.

Safeopedia explains Level D Clothing

Level D clothing offers the minimum level of protection against contamination, and is generally only used for nuisance contamination.

Level D clothing includes:

  • Coveralls

  • Gloves

  • Chemical resistant boots, shoes with steel toe and shank

  • Safety glasses or goggles

  • Hard hat

  • Escape mask and face shield

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