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According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), arc-flash is an electric current that passes through air when insulation or isolation between electrified conductors is no longer sufficient to withstand the applied voltage. The flash is immediate, but the result of these incidents can cause severe injury including burns. Each year more than 2,000 people are treated in burn centers with severe arc flash injuries.
New FR fabrics, a mobile LED light tower and wireless gas detectors are among this week’s top EHS-related products as featured on ISHN.com:
Starting January 2014 we will be introducing a new series of Polartec® FR fabrics that are HRC 2 and certified for NFPA 2112, NFPA 70E, and NFPA 1975. We worked with Polartec® to create these new lighter weight, higher protection fabrics with the goal of keeping you both safer and more comfortable. DragonWear® – the clothes you live in.
Hearing conservation innovations, FR workwear and an explosion proof high bay LED light are among this week’s top EHS-related products as featured on ISHN.com:
Revco Industries Inc. is giving welders more FR options with new pants choices and their new arc rated welding jacket. Revco is now offering orange FR pants for the safety industry, as well as green pants with hook and loop leg slits for easy on and off with boots.
FR workwear that keeps you warm, a footwear accessory that helps prevent slip and falls and pink PPE are among the top products of the week as featured on ISHN.com:
Mount Vernon FR today announces its newest innovation in the flame resistant fabric industry, AMTEX® TC. AMTEX TC is a collection of cotton and Tencel® blends created for Total Comfort, and the new line addresses the challenge of maximizing both comfort and durability in protective workwear fabrics. Mount Vernon FR will officially launch the AMTEX TC collection at the 2013 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and Expo, which will be held Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Tingley Rubber Corporation, a leader in the manufacture of protective footwear and clothing for over 115 years, is introducing Job Sight FR apparel to join its successful line of Job Sight™ high visibility apparel.