coverall

coverall

/ˈkəvɝˌɔɫ/
noun
a loose protective piece of clothing worn over other clothes for manual labor

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flight suit

flight suit

/flˈaɪt sˈuːt/
noun
a full-body garment, made of durable fire-resistant fabric, worn by the pilot or crew of a military aircraft, glider or helicopter

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apron

apron

/ˈeɪpɹən/
noun
a piece of clothing that is tied around the waist which protects the front part of the body from stains, dirt, etc. when working

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smock

smock

/ˈsmɑk/
noun
a loose piece of clothing worn over one's garments in order to protect them, while working

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uniform

uniform

/ˈjunəˌfɔɹm/
noun
the special set of clothes that all members of an organization or a group wear at work, or children wear at a particular school

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gown

gown

/ˈɡaʊn/
noun
a loose cloak worn on official occasions or special ceremonies, such as the one worn by a lawyer at court

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work-shirt

work-shirt

/wˈɜːkʃˈɜːt/
noun
heavy-duty shirts worn for manual or physical work

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overall

overall

/ˈoʊvɝˌɔɫ/
noun
a loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary clothing for dirty work

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bunker gear

bunker gear

/ˈbʌŋkər gɪr/
noun
***a protective clothing worn by firefighters

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hazmat suit

hazmat suit

/hˈæzmæt sˈuːt/
noun
***a piece of clothing that covers the entire body and other clothing, worn to protect against dangerous substances such as poisonous chemicals

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lab coat

lab coat

/lˈæb kˈoʊt/
noun
a light coat worn to protect clothing from substances used while working in a laboratory

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dress uniform

dress uniform

/dɹˈɛs jˈuːnɪfˌɔːɹm/
noun
a military uniform worn on formal occasions

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surgical gown

surgical gown

/sˈɜːdʒɪkəl ɡˈaʊn/
noun
protective garment worn by surgeons during operations

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surgical mask

surgical mask

noun
a mask with two straps put behind the ears or tied at the back of the head, in order to provide protection against blood or body fluid splashes, infection, and air pollution

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scrubs

scrubs

/skɹˈʌbz/
noun
a two-piece protective garment that is worn by surgeons in the operation room

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hard hat

hard hat

/hˈɑːɹd hˈæt/
noun
a light rigid headgear worn by workers, etc. to protect their heads

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tool belt

tool belt

/ˈtuɫ ˈbɛɫt/
noun
***a belt for carrying tools; a utility belt

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latex glove

latex glove

/ˈɫeɪˌtɛks ˈɡɫəv/
noun
*** protective coverings for the hands, made from a thin plastic-like material

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safety glove

safety glove

/ˈseɪfti ˈɡɫəv/
noun
***protective garments that offer protection to your hands, fingers, thumbs and wrists against particular external forces, chemicals, elements and hazards in the workplace

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chef's jacket

chef's jacket

/ʃɛfz ˈdʒakɪt/
noun
*** an important part of chef uniforms. It protects you from potential hazards, such as direct heat from the open flames on your stove or hot splashes from gastronorm trays of oil removed from the oven

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high-visibility safety vest

high-visibility safety vest

/haɪˈvɪz ˌvɪzɪˈbɪlɪti ˈseɪfti vɛst/
noun
*** jackets that workers can wear to improve how well others see them in a work environment

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ventilation mask

ventilation mask

noun
*** a straightforward, noninvasive technique for airway management that can be used as a primary mode of ventilation for an anesthetic of short duration or as a bridge to establish a more definitive airway

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waist apron

waist apron

noun
*** They tie around your waist, and are usually short; you can choose longer waist aprons if you need more protection for your clothing

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security shirt

security shirt

noun
*** A button down shirt that features two large front pockets and epaulettes for insignia of rank for the military, paramedic and security industries

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safety glasses

safety glasses

noun
***glasses that protect your eyes from injury and damage

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safety goggles

safety goggles

noun
*** a type of personal protective equipment (PPE) that is worn on the eye for its protection

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bump cap

bump cap

/bʌmp ˈkap/
noun
*** safety equipment that protect the wearer from minor head bumps and lacerations, but not from falling or flying objects

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earmuff

earmuff

/ˈiɹˌməf/, /ˈɪɹˌməf/
noun
*** a pair of soft fabric coverings, connected by a band across the top of the head, that are worn over the ears to protect them from noise.

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face shield

face shield

/feɪs ʃiːld/
noun
*** an item of personal protective equipment, aims to protect the wearer's entire face (or part of it) from hazards

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back support belt

back support belt

/bæk səpoːɹt bɛlt/
noun
*** a type of belt that is worn around the lower back area in order to support the lumbar portion of the spine

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