FR clothing manufacturer offers free FR apron to firefighters who provide recipes for cookbook
November 15, 2016
Workrite Uniform Company, a flame-resistant (FR) workwear manufacturer, is asking the firefighting community to share their favorite holiday season recipes for inclusion in the company’s upcoming fire station cookbook. Each person who submits a recipe is also eligible to receive a free Workrite® FR Fire Service apron while supplies last.
The partner country at A+A, 2017, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, will be Great Britain. Although the partner country was selected by the trade fair advisory board during A+A 2015 -long before the ‘Brexit’ referendum - Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director at Messe Düsseldorf, considers the changed political circumstances an ideal opportunity: “The current situation results in many issues for the suppliers of protective items and security equipment."
Exhibitor applications for A+A 2017, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, are now available online at www.aplusa-online.com. The deadline for reserving exhibit space at A+A 2017 is December 1, 2016.
Carhartt today informed customers about a voluntary product notification regarding nine Flame Resistant (FR) sweatshirt styles with durable water repellent finish (DWR) manufactured in 2014 and after. Test results indicate inconsistencies in the performance ratings of these industrial garments, and some of the garments may not currently meet the requirements of NFPA 2112 and NFPA 70E.
When thinking of wearing FR workwear during the summer months, most people envision clothing that is hot, heavy, clingy, and doesn’t move well. These negative connotations and actual experiences are a root cause of work uniform non-compliance - not wearing your FRC when required.
Radians, a leading manufacturer of high-visibility apparel and other high performance safety products, has several members on the ISEA product group who played a significant role in drafting the new ANSI/ISEA 107 2015 Standard for High-Visibility Apparel and Accessories.
The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) has received American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approval for ANSI/ISEA 107-2015 American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel and Accessories, an update to the widely-accepted standard on high-visibility safety apparel.