Leading flame-resistant workwear manufacturer presents new multi-hazard coverall at NSC
August 31, 2017
Workrite Uniform Company, a flame-resistant (FR) clothing manufacturer, is releasing a new coverall that provides both FR properties and chemical-splash protection (CP). This new Workrite® FR/CP product will be on display for the first time at the 2017 National Safety Council Congress & Expo (NSC).
In general, the employer must:
Assess the workplace to identify employees exposed to hazards from flames or from electric arcs;
Make reasonable estimates of the incident heat energy of any electric-arc hazard to which an employee would be exposed;
A journeyman electrician and an electrical helper were at a worksite to install a new three-phase run of wire between an existing energized 480-volt circuit breaker panel and a new piece of machinery. During the process, the journeyman electrician attempted to install a missing bolt from a breaker mount on an energized 480-volt bus bar.
New flame-resistant shirt, balaclava and denim pant styles now available
April 26, 2017
Workrite Uniform Company, a flame-resistant (FR) workwear manufacturer, has expanded its selection of Dickies FR products to include two additional denim pant styles, a new plaid shirt and a balaclava. These new items are now available for wear trials and/or purchase.
With the rise of consumers looking for more comfortable clothing options, including workwear, Mount Vernon FR is expanding its collection of flame resistant (FR) FlexTex fabrics. The FlexTex line is engineered with stretch for increased comfort and mobility, but with no reduction in FR protection or durability.
Carhartt, America’s premium workwear brand since 1889, today announced it is adding eight new women’s styles to its flame resistant (FR) line. The new assortment – which includes a jacket, a denim pant and canvas pant, a coverall, a woven shirt, and three knit shirts – focuses on fabric and fit, while mirroring the sizing of Carhartt’s non-FR women’s styles.
This seminar will explore the evolution of FR clothing and the “engineering” of flame resistant properties into fabrics. We will address the pros and cons of current FR fabrics, and how various factors—including regulations and enforcement—have impacted the evolution of FR Clothing. We will also take a look at the future of FR and how new science is revolutionizing the technology. Read More