Safety for aircraft maintenance

Personal Safety

Ensuring technicians' safety during heavy check operations is of vital importance. From eye, hearing and respiratory protection, to coveralls and fall protection, look to 3M™ for a robust catalog of personal protective equipment.

High Noise Environments

Help protect personnel during high-noise operational checks including air-driven hydraulic pump testing, engine runs and RAT operation.

Fall Protection Safety

A 3M™ fall arrest systems can help reduce the risk of falls when working on top of the wing surface, aircraft crown and the upper outside fuselage section.

  • Find comprehensive fall protection training and products for the conditions your workers experience every day, based on our 70 years of experience.

  • Anchor to virtually any smooth, non-porous surface simply by flipping a switch and waiting for the green light with the 3M™ DBI-SALA® Mobi-Lok™ Vacuum Anchor.

  • Combining innovative technologies with popular features, making them the workhorse of the industry. These harnesses include support for your back and hips while bearing heavy loads to maximize your comfort.

  • Keep paint overspray, grease, and moisture from affecting the performance of your SRL. Constructed from heavy-duty, corrosion-resistant materials, the sealed design meets IP68 rating.

  • Unique solutions for unique applications. When it’s difficult to find a secure anchor point to get the job done – 3M™ has a wide variety of versatile, lightweight and exceptionally mobile systems that require minimal personnel input and are OSHA compliant.

Skin Irritants

3M™ offers a full range of protective coveralls for sanding, painting and other chemical exposures, including breathable coveralls for worker comfort.

Head, Eye and Face Protection

Choose from 3M™'s robust selection that protects against certain chemicals, foreign objects and dust when performing sheet metal repair, painting and other tasks.

Respiratory Exposures

Help protect workers from inhalation hazards such as corrosion-inhibiting compounds, painting chemicals and hydraulic fluid.

Welding Safety

With a wide selection of stand-alone welding helmets and welding respiratory systems to help keep your workers safe during welding operations.

Confined Spaces

Help make operating in confined spaces safer, such as during fuel tank and support entry, with 3M™ gas detection devices.

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  • Confined Space Safety

    From potentially toxic atmospheres to physically hazardous conditions, confined spaces often present unseen challenges. 3M™ offers safety products and training to help.

Please ensure products meet all applicable specifications, standards, and maintenance manual requirements for the platform being worked on and validate all aircraft approvals against current technical documentation.

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