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Top 10 FR clothing selection criteria

Tragic deaths from occurrences in industries such as oil and gas, fire service, and even education, not only have devastating outcomes but significant financial costs to the organizations. With frequent onsite Field worker accidents and growing concern over lab safety in schools, it’s no wonder flame-resistant (FR) clothing has literally become a “hot topic” issue.

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High-visibility FR by Tingley Rubber Corporation

The new Eclipse™ from Tingley offers Quad-Hazard™ protection in a high-visibility, liquidproof, arc flash and flash fire compliant suit designed for affordable safety and comfort.

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KY firefighter injured in “Ice Bucket Challenge” dies

A Kentucky firefighter who was injured while participating in an ALC “Ice Bucket Challenge” has died from his injuries, according to news sources.

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Check the label for flame & arc-resistant garments

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

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

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Arc flash fall protection

New OSHA requirements for electric utility workers kick in April 1, 2015
An arc is an electrical phenomenon that occurs when flowing current leaves its intended conductor, traveling through air to another conductor or to ground.

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

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

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Shock and burn: Electrical safety programs and NFPA 70E compliance can prevent injuries

OSHA authorized the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA, to develop the 70E standard in 1976 due to the sheer numbers of lives lost due to electrocution and arc flash incidents.

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Two new arc flash full body harnesses from MSA

MSA Safety, Inc. introduces the EVOTECH® and Workman® Arc Flash Full Body Harnesses designed to self-extinguish quickly to prevent melting or dripping in the event of an arc flash. These innovative harnesses help to keep workers safe around electrical hazards at heights.

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Encon Safety Products announces hiring of Regional Sales Manager

Encon Safety Products is pleased to welcome Tom Peak as a Regional Sales Manager. Tom will lead Encon's sales efforts in the Western United States.

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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

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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2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE


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2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.