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What Does Flame Resistant (FR) Really Mean, and How Do We Test it in Protective Clothing?

You hear requests for flame resistant (FR) clothing and gloves all the time…but what does that really mean? What is an end user with this request expecting from you? Have you ever been in a situation where it seems impossible, and even like a liability, to label a product as FR when there are no […]

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ASTM F2302 Withdrawn by ASTM

ASTM F2302, Standard Performance Specification for Labeling Protective Clothing as Heat and Flame Resistant, is no longer an active standard. At the latest ASTM meeting held early this month in Norfolk, Virginia, the ASTM F23 Technical Committee on Personal Protective Equipment voted to withdraw ASTM F2302.  While the scope of the standard specifically stated that it did […]

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Using Technical Research to Power Your Market

We live in a world of constant evolution and advancements in technology. In the flame-resistant and arc-rated apparel industry, it’s more important than ever to use science to showcase your products and technology. The benefits of taking a research-based approach to sales, marketing, and development are vast and we want to tell you why you should make […]

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Free Webinar: Summary of Changes to ANSI/ISEA 107 Standard for High Visibility Products

Interested in learning about the changes in the new ANSI/ISEA 107 standard for High Visibility Safety Products? Listen in on a free webinar, presented by Cristine Fargo of ISEA and Richard McNeely of ORAFOL Americas, on December 6th at 2 p.m. EST. The presenters will be covering the changes and what you need to know to […]

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Arc Flash Accident: Brian’s Story

“The main thing that I would say to anybody doing electrical switching or electrical work is PPE works if you use it….” An arc flash accident can happen to anyone–listen in for Brian’s firsthand account and his message, brought to you by e-Hazard.

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Upcoming OH&S Webinar: Lessons from Accident Investigations for Electrical Safety

Hugh Hoagland will present a free webinar by OH&S on Wednesday, July 20th at 2 p.m. ET. This webinar covers lessons learned from over 160 accident investigations to consider and apply when developing PPE programs and training for electrical safety. Read more and register for the webinar on the OH&S website.

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7 Electrical Safety Habits

The team at e-Hazard, an electrical safety training company,  has used insights from over 100 accident investigations to develop a list of 7 electrical safety habits aimed to prevent injuries and fatalities in the workplace. The content is valuable for use in safety training programs and meetings, and the one-hour long video can be either rented or […]

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