What Size Hazmat Suit Do I Need?

Hazardous waste sites are not one size fits all. With hazmat suits being reusable or disposable, proper hazmat suit measurements depend on the type of hazmat suit you are using.

Hazmat Suit Size Charts

Disposable Hazmat Suits Sizes

Disposable hazmat suits are made to fit each person snugly, so it is important that individuals know their sizing before purchasing a hazmat.

Height in feet (centimeters)Weight in pounds (kilograms)Size of Hazmat Suit
5’ – 5’ 3” (152 – 160 cm)90 – 115 lbs. (41 -52 kg)Extra Small (XS)
5’ – 5’ 7” (152 – 171 cm)100 – 125 lbs. (45 – 57 kg)Small (SM)
5’ 2” – 5’ 7” (157 – 171 cm)125 – 160 (57 – 73)Medium (MD)
5’ 5” – 5’ 10” (165 – 178 cm)140 – 200 lbs. (64 – 91 kg)Large (LG)
5’ 7” – 6’ 2” (171 – 188 cm)150 – 220 lbs. (68 – 100 kg)Extra Large (XL)
5’ 11’ – 6’ 4” (180 – 193 cm)180 – 240 lbs. (82 – 109 kg)Double Extra Large (2X)
6’ 2” – 6’ 5” (188 – 195 cm)230 – 260 lbs. (104 – 127 kg)Triple Extra Large (3X)

Fitting the right sized hazmat suit is critical, especially if you intend on wearing them all day.  You cannot be comfortable in ill-fitting hazmat suits, even with regular breaks to change out the air supplies or partial removal.

Reusable Hazmat Suits Sizes

Reusesable hazmat suits are often in the higher level suits (A, B). Part of the reason is the extra cost involved with purchasing these suits due to their construction and materials. However, even though they’re pricier than disposable hazmat suits, you’ll save money in the long run.

Height in feet (centimeters)Weight in pounds (kilograms)Sizes of Hazmat Suits
5’ – 5’3” (132 -160)90 – 115 (40 – 52)Extra Small (XS)
5’ – 5’ 7” (132 – 170)90 – 120 (40 – 58)Small (S)
5’ 2” – 5’ 7” (157 – 170)129 – 167 (58 – 73)Medium (M)
5’ 5” – 5’ 11” (165 – 180)148 – 210 (64 – 94)Large (L)
5’ 8” – 6’ 3” (173 – 190)150 – 225 (68 – 105)Extra Large (XL)
6’ – 6’ 4” (183 – 193)185 – 250 (82 – 114)Double Extra Large (2XL)
6’ 3“– 6’ 6” (190 – 198)240 – 300 (110 – 133)Triple Extra Large (3XL)
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Child Hazmat Suit Sizes

Children can also wear hazmat suits and some manufacturers make them to fit children. Children can also wear small adult hazmat suits.

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Hazmat suits come in various sizes to fit most adults and even children. However, its important to get the right fit and make sure not to overheat while wearing it. If you need to take it off to cool down or get a better size, then it is best to do so.

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