Articles by Mark Saner

When to replace flame-resistant clothing

Flame-resistant (FR) clothing can be expensive to replace, so keeping it in service as long as possible


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Multiple threats: Multi-hazard FR fabrics

The demand for flame-resistant (FR) clothing that protects against several hazards is rapidly increasing.


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Stiff no more: Uncomfortable FR clothing is a thing of the past

Flame-resistant (FR) clothing has historically been thought of as uncomfortable


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FR outerwear: warmth, protection & function

When selecting outerwear for work, three areas should dictate one’s decision: warmth, protection and functionality.


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Arc Flash: Layering levels of protection

When it comes to electric arc flash protection, “layering” can be a cost-effective, practical way to clothe workers as they move between tasks with different hazard ratings.


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Protecting your workers in hot environments

Working in hot and humid environments can not only be uncomfortable, but it can also cause serious health issues due to the potential of heat stress.


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Don’t be left in the dust

Monitor NFPA & ASTM standards while OSHA’s combustible dust rule sits stalled
The OSHA rulemaking process on combustible dust has been stalled at the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA) stage for some time.


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Why FR garments are not NFPA 70E certified

I am often asked the question, “Are your FR garments NFPA 70E certified?


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Don’t let it happen: Out of sight, out of mind?

Combustible dust incidents continue while rulemaking drags
Combustible dust has not been in the headlines as much recently, but there is still activity going on behind the scenes and accidents occurring on a regular basis.


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Flame-resistant garments

Tackling the task of choosing.

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The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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