PIP is pleased to announce additions to its FR Work Apparel clothing line. What is Flame Resistant apparel? Flame resistant apparel meets specific ASTM standards that deem the fabric flame resistant for wearing apparel.
From OSHA’s final rule for electric power generation, transmission and distribution standard: Paragraph (l)(8)(v) of § 1910.269 requires employers, in certain situations, to select protective clothing and other protective equipment with an arc rating that is greater than or equal to the incident heat energy estimated under § 1910.269(l)(8)(ii).
A two-sided quick reference guide to arc flash personal protective equipment (PPE) is available from Graphics Products. PPE is easily identified using a picture table. The guide highlights long sleeve shirts and pants, safety glasses and goggles, face shields and hoods, hearing protection, gloves, hard hats and full body suits.
Untreated cotton can ignite and continue to burn when subjected to incident heat energy above its ignition threshold (Tr. 467-469, 472). OSHA does not consider cotton clothing, which can ignite and pose a hazard itself, as constituting protective clothing with respect to electric arcs common to work covered by the final rule.
NFPA 70E®compliance saves lives, reduces liability, and helps avoid unexpected downtime and revenue loss, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Now, the 2015 Standard takes another big step in changing the way America works, according to NFPA.
Bomber 3.1™ and Phase 2™: The new Bomber 3.1 features a removable black quilted polyester liner that provides warmth and can be worn as a standalone work jacket. The Bomber 3.1 is ANSI/ISEA Class 3 compliant, 100% waterproof and provides excellent versatility for varying weather and work conditions.