Do you work in an environment where you are exposed to x-rays, such as dental offices, hospitals, or other medical facilities? If so then you need the protection that an X-Ray Apron can offer. X-Ray aprons are designed with the comfort of the wearer in mind and should fit over your clothes so it is comfortable enough to wear all day.
History of X-ray apron
X-ray aprons started in the early 1900s as a way to protect employees who used X-ray equipment. It was designed to be worn while they were working with this technology. It was perfectly safe during that time period. What people used to wear on their arm were much like a wristwatch, only protecting their hand and wrist area.
They would be recommended to wear these if they had been exposed to radiation before. They can place close contact with body parts that needed to be X-rayed, or if they had possibly shown radiological signs of sickness such as nausea, vomiting, or sweating while near the x-ray equipment.
Barrier Technologies Aprons are designed to keep your body safe from exposure to radiation generated by x-ray equipment. X-Ray exposure has been shown to be a risk factor for developing cancer.
Types of X-Ray Aprons
There are two types of X-Ray aprons: The full body and the single piece. Full body aprons come in options such as long, short, or petite. Single-piece aprons come with cervical collars to help hold the head during x-ray exposure.
Uses of X-ray aprons
Whether you work in a dental office, hospital, or other facilities that use x-rays to evaluate patients you should wear an X-Ray Apron to protect yourself from exposure to radiation generated by x-ray equipment.
More popular types of aprons include those with mobile sleeve holders, industrial-grade pockets, and mesh construction that allows for airflow when used in high heat environments. Aprons these options are typically used in manufacturing or food processing plants. Other uses may include petroleum refineries or nuclear power plants where workers need protection from harmful radiation levels or chemicals.
Aprons are also used in the laboratory setting where controlled chemicals and/or radiation can be present. In the laboratory, scientists, doctors and dentists use aprons to protect their clothing from chemicals and other substances that can cause stains or burns.
Scientists use a variety of aprons to protect their clothing based on the hazards present within the lab. Lab apron pockets may also include special material or pouches for safely storing chemicals or other items required for their work.
A surgical apron is an optional item that can be worn during surgeries to reduce the risk of contaminating surgical drapes with body fluids.
Protective X-Ray Aprons
The last thing you want while working in a healthcare environment is to be exposed to radiation and come home with a nasty rash! So what do you do? We’re glad you asked. Product Design Group offers Protective X-Ray Aprons. These aprons are specially designed for medical professionals to protect themselves from x-rays, protecting both the wearer and their family from unnecessary exposure.
Product Design Group has come up with an ingenious way for medical professionals. To keep themselves safe while also protecting their families from unnecessary radiation exposure! The Protective X-Ray Apron is specially designed for healthcare professionals who work around x-rays all day long, it protects both the wearer and their family from unnecessary exposure.
The Protective X-Ray Apron is made out of soft, breathable material and the top is made from mesh netting. It allows the wearer to see what they’re doing. The netting can also be folded down in order to make the shirt a snug fit allowing for increased protection of the professionals.
For those who want to operate an x-ray machine or have always wanted to learn about it take the time to read our blog post about what protects them when working with this technology. This blog post covers how there are different types of X-ray aprons, where they come from, and how they protect employees from possible radiation exposure while on duty.