According to CAGR market research released in December, 2017, one trend in the market is multiple functionalities of arc flash protection equipment. The latest trend in the market is safety equipment with multiple functionalities, i.e., apparel and safety equipment that are not only used for protection against arc flashes but other hazards as well. Vendors offer arc flash protection equipment with a combination of high visibility and flame-resistant (FR) capabilities, providing protection against multi-hazards.
In today’s world of increasingly distracted drivers, struck-by hazards know no season – they’re a year-round problem. That’s why Ergodyne introduced another innovation solution to its Foul Weather Gear Series today with the GloWear® 8388 Type R Class 3/2 Thermal Jacket Kit.
Radians’ Quilted Reversible 4-in-1 insulated Ripstop jacket provides superior, cross-seasonal comfort and weather protection. Radians’ RadWear® SJ510 is an ultra-lightweight and versatile jacket that reverses from dark, low-profile grey to a Class 3 Hi-Viz yellow jacket with reflective tape. The zippered sleeves can be easily removed converting the jacket into a Class 2 vest or a non-rated stylish quilted black vest, a popular wardrobe essential.
Would you allow your workers to wear safety glasses that covered one eye, glove for one hand or fall protection that had a 33% chance of failing? It sounds so ridiculous! We would never use anything that only protects us part of the time...right???
A learning lab session scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 18 will discuss recent changes to ANSI/ISEA Standards for high-visibility and hand protection. Experts will share tips and advice on how to comply with the new regulations.
Ergodyne announced today the addition of an extra small size to several garments in the popular GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel Line– utilizing a new provision in the updated ANSI/ISEA 107-2015 Standard for Hi-Visibility Apparel and Accessories permitting a “smallest size” exception to the minimum area requirements for background materials used in Type R Class 2 and 3 garments.
Develops first vest to automatically illuminate when moving from light to dark
April 26, 2016
Viz Reflectives North America has announced the creation of a new, technically advanced, high visibility garment that does what no other ANSI certified safety gear does – automatically emits a bright glow as the wearer moves from light to low light or dark spaces.
National Safety Apparel® is pleased to introduce the Hybrid FR™ line of flame resistant hi-vis safety apparel. This line combines high visibility and dark fabric to provide a new look for those required to wear hi-vis protective garments.
Tingley Rubber Corporation, a leading supplier of protective footwear and clothing, has expanded its highly successful Icon™ line with the addition the Icon LTE jacket and pant. The Icon brand of outerwear conforms to the ANSI/ISEA 107 standard for waterproof, breathable, high visibility products.
Among the articles in the August 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we have information on creating a spill response plan, reopening workplaces amid COVID-19, advice on choosing EHS software, tips on caring for FR clothing, and much more.