Items Tagged with 'FR clothing'


Check the label for flame & arc-resistant garments

By Adria Hardy
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Each year, hundreds of burn injuries and deaths are recorded from workers exposed to open flame, high heat, flash fire or arc flash without proper personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Multiple threats: Multi-hazard FR fabrics

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

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How to compare inherent vs. treated FR fabrics

By Kyle Watson
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In a well-known marketing campaign, cotton was coined “The Fabric of Our Lives” largely because of its prevalence in many apparel choices.

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FR garments for women by TECGEN

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New TECGEN® FR garments tailored specifically for a woman’s build are designed with safety and comfort in mind

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Limited edition FR t-shirts by Polartec, LLC

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Polartec has collaborated with partner True North to produce and sell 2,000 limited edition, flame-resistant t-shirts to raise money for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation

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Inherent FR fabric by National Safety Apparel

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National Safety Apparel (NSA) introduces the newest fabric technology to the welding and metals industries: CARBON ARMOUR™, a premium inherent FR fabric technology.

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The Truth About Flame resistant Fabric Terms: What’s Really Behind the “Inherent” vs. “Treated” Debate

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This paper seeks to set the record straight by exploring: The unscientific origin of the terms — “inherent” and “treated” ,

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Top products of the week

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Two items to enhance welding safety – highly resistant FR fabric and a boot that reduces the chance of accidental arcing – were among this week’s top EHS-related products as featured on

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Improved power line protection: Comply with OSHA's new arc-rated clothing rules

By Jen Scherpenseel and Emily Woodward
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On April 11, 2014, OSHA published in the Federal Register the final rule revising 29 CFR 1910.269 and 1926 Subpart V standards governing workplace safety in electric power generation, transmission and distribution work.

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What exactly is arc flash testing and why do I need it?

By Hugh Hoagland
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It's a reasonable question. If you don't know what it is, how can you know if you need it or not? Arc flash testing is the process of determining the arc rating for materials and equipment to be used in electrical hazardous environments. Arc ratings are important in assisting companies and manufacturers in staying compliant with OSHA regulations and in keeping their workforce safe in a potential arc flash situation.

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