Combustible dust is present in a variety of industries and is the precursor to a serious hazard. This hazard’s often-destructive nature makes it vitally important to understand. When accounting for the hazard, several questions arise, highlighting the true complexities of combustible dust.
We understand that the safety of your employees is your top priority. However, with changing industry standards and the ever-growing options of fabric and clothing available, providing the best possible protection for your employees can get confusing.
With an 11.75-ounce weight, Westex® Indigo® Style 320 features excellent stretch and recovery properties made possible by a unique blend of cotton, polyester and spandex for enhanced wearer comfort and mobility.
Westex UltraSoft®, flame resistant (FR) fabric wearers know and trust, is now offered in an ANSI 107 certified high visibility yellow for critical visibility conditions. Westex UltraSoft® high-vis is UL-certified to NFPA 2112, meets NFPA 70E PPE Category 2, and is guaranteed flame resistant for the life of the garment.
Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM) in partnership with Westex, a flame resistant fabric manufacturer known for uncompromising commitment to safety, announce the 2014 Safety Management Professional of the Year.
The acquisition positions Milliken at the forefront of the flame-resistant (FR) fabric industry
May 30, 2014
Milliken & Company announced today it has acquired Westex, Inc., strengthening Milliken's commitment to providing superior flame-resistant (FR) fabrics for protective clothing. Recognizing the need for improved workplace safety, industrial employers and regulatory agencies are elevating the importance for workers to remain protected on the job.
Westex, a world leader in flame resistant fabrics, now offers “Westex TrueComfortTM,” a new advancement in in flame resistant knit fabrics. The new TrueComfortTM fabrics are lightweight, soft & breathable and offer the same guarantee of flame resistance for the life of the garments as Westex’s proven UltraSoft®, UltraSoft AC® and Indura® brands.
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.