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National Safety Apparel announces its new WorkWear line now available in UltraSoft AC fabric, the most comfortable FR material yet

The FR work garments were revamped in the second half of 2012 to be more comfortable, modern, and customizable, and the new UltraSoft AC™ fabric is the latest variety to be added.  Work shirts and coveralls are available in either 7 oz. medium blue or khaki (8.3 cal/cm²), while coveralls and work pants are made with 9 oz. navy (12 cal/cm²) fabric.


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Test your FR clothing options with a wear trial

Safety and health pros in a wide variety of industries are now educated about flame-resistant (FR) clothing.


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Why FR garments are not NFPA 70E certified

I am often asked the question, “Are your FR garments NFPA 70E certified?


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Learn about electrical hazards from actual OSHA citations

The following list of citations for electrical hazards is real.


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Ground employees in safety

With updated 2012 NFPA 70E training requirements
While many updates were made to the National Fire Protection Association 70E standard, one important section that deserves focus is employee training.


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Every 2 minutes a fire strikes

Dust off your emergency action plan
Workplace emergencies and disasters can strike anyone, anytime and anywhere.


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After dust is collected

Safety monitoring filters give recirculated air a final scrub
Many cartridge dust collectors today are equipped with a bank of filters installed downstream of the clean air discharge.


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When dust settles

Safe cleanup of deadly dusts is a must
Combustible dust is fine particulate dust generated from organic products such as wood, metals, grains, agricultural, chemicals, plastics, paper and carbonaceous products.


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What about my hands?

Multi-threat gloves meet arc flash protection
What about my hands? That question comes up in almost every electrical safety class.


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Don’t let it happen: Out of sight, out of mind?

Combustible dust incidents continue while rulemaking drags
Combustible dust has not been in the headlines as much recently, but there is still activity going on behind the scenes and accidents occurring on a regular basis.


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A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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