OSHA determines Piramal Glass USA did not provide FR clothing
November 13, 2015
A 34-year-old machine operator suffered third-degree burns on his legs and hands when molten glass bottles fell on the production floor and ignited oil residue that had leaked from the machines. The man had not been provided fire-retardant protective clothing, and the fire spread to his pant leg. He has been unable to return to work since the injury.
Polartec, LLC, a premium provider of innovative textile solutions, announced its new partnership with Ariat International®, the US-based leader in Western and English footwear and apparel, to help launch their new line of Ariat Work FR clothing designed specifically for women. The premium assortment of tops and jeans feature Polartec FR technology, which provides consumers with the safety features hazardous work environments demand with the style, fit and comfort that women prefer.
San Diego CA -- “This year’s event is our biggest show to date, with the highest attendance ever,” said Deborah A.P. Hersman, president and CEO of the National Safety Council (NSC), at the annual National Safety Congress and Expo held here in San Diego.
Now On Demand-This presentation will discuss the many characteristics of both flame-resistant (FR) clothing and FR fabrics that can be evaluated when determining which product is best suited for your particular application.