As a safety professional, you’re no doubt familiar with the industry-guiding standard of NFPA 2112. This crucial set of guidelines ensures that workers are protected from flash fire in an industrial environment by flame resistant (FR) work wear.
Safety managers are responsible for keeping workers safe, but it shouldn’t come at the expense of sales or productivity. That often starts with picking the right PPE provider. At its core, a PPE provider partnership is about delivering high levels of service and quality products.
Workplace safety is one of the major concerns that has been successfully driving the international industrial protective clothing fabric market. Today, from hard hats to steel-toed boots, personal protective equipment, often known as PPE, is keeping workers safe from head to toe.
On October 2, 2016, the OHS Initiative for Workers and Community received the legally required approval from the Bangladesh government’s NGO Bureau to begin operations, green-lighting its “train-the-trainer” program on workplace health and safety with six leading labor, women’s, public health and occupational health and safety (OHS) organizations.
Garrett Brown, CIH, this week issued the a report on a six-day trip to Dhaka, Bangladesh, he made with Todd Jailer of Hesperian Health Guides to meet with 17 different government, employer, union and non-governmental organizations in Dhaka.
Emerging OEHS government policies will be hot topics
September 23, 2014
Several high-profile government policy issues in the industrial hygiene and occupational health and safety field will be featured at the 2014 AIHA Fall Conference, coming up Oct. 18-22 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Washington, D.C.
For the first time in any global supply chain, genuinely independent inspections of garment factories are identifying and correcting life safety hazards that have killed hundreds of Bangladesh garment workers in recent years.
Utilities workers and electricians finally have an answer to cold weather flash fire hazards
March 22, 2013
National Safety Apparel has released its newest innovation, outerwear UL Certified to the NFPA 2112 standard for flash fire resistance. These brand new garments are a spin on the popular Explorer Series™ parka, jacket, and bib overall released in the fall of 2012.
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.