Now that we're in the swing of fall, it is crucial to understand how to properly layer using flame resistant clothing so you're prepared when the weather turns cold. When worn correctly, flame resistant clothing can provide lifesaving protection.
The Targo FR Foul Weather Bomber and Bib features breathable, waterproof and windproof 7 oz. 2-layer GORE-TEX PYRAD®. Lightweight and fast drying, Targo keeps you comfortable even in the toughest conditions.
When you’re shivering in the snow, the dangers of heat and flame probably aren’t the first things that come to mind. But even in cold weather, thermal hazards such as arc flash and flash fire pose a serious concern. In fact, when winter brings dry air and strong winds, it can literally help fan the flames.
Creating a safe work environment is the sum total of many different parts. Elements such as personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety procedures must be viewed through the lens of environmental considerations to ensure workers are safe on a jobsite.
Two of the most searched FR terms in Google are "Fire Retardant Fabric" and "Flame Resistant Fabric." Here's the difference between the two: Flame resistance is the characteristic of a fabric to resist ignition and to self-extinguish if ignited.
Be seen in a whole new way with the VIZABLE® FR hi-vis hybrid zip front hoodie with liner. Ideal for cold weather with its waffle weave lining, this zip front hoodie will keep you warm. Working around a flame or arc flash hazard? No worries.
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.
Producing flame-resistant (FR) fabrics dates back to around 450 B.C. when textiles made from asbestos, which was known to have fire-resistant properties, were used to wrap the bodies of the deceased before they were placed on funeral pyres.
Petroleum refineries are laden with various thermal and chemical hazards. Adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) is instrumental in providing a safe work environment for employees to complete the task at hand.