Flame Resistant Work Apparel (Part 2)
As discussed in the last blog post, we’re looking at some of the many flame resistant garments that we offer on our website. Manufactured by Bulwark, these FR garments are designed to offer you the best protection against flash fires and electrical arcs. It’s important to note that you should always check with your safety manager before ordering flame resistant work apparel to ensure you are meeting all the safety requirements for your job. If you don’t have a safety manager, please be familiar with the requirements regarding HRC levels and arc ratings specific to your job hazard. You can actually search on our website by ratings and industries, so shopping for your specific need is made easy. Keep reading for a quick look at a few more garments that might be just what you’re looking for to keep you safe on the job. […]
About Flame Resistant Workwear: What Employers Should Know
When outfitting employees, there can be a lot to know and remember as far as safety is concerned. It is always a good idea to hire a safety manager to ensure that all employees are following the guidelines and regulations to prevent fatalities. When it comes to wearing flame resistant workwear, there are some especially important regulations that you should know.
Choosing Flame Resistant Workwear that is Right for You
Before ordering any flame resistant garments, you should always check with your employer or safety manager to ensure that you know the Hazard Rating Category (HRC) Level […]
Combustible Dust: Do You Have the Proper Protection?
Combustible dust, while not a new problem, is rather new to the scene of requiring flame resistant workwear. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) states that “any combustible material can burn rapidly when in a finely divided form. If such a dust is suspended in air in the right concentration, under certain conditions, it can become explosible. Even materials that do not burn in larger pieces (such as aluminum or iron), given the proper conditions, can be explosible in dust form.” Combustible dust exists in a wide variety of industries. You can find it in food processing plants, combustible dust being created from sugar, grain, and more, and you can also find it in industries like plastic, wood, rubber, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals. Many jobs are performed around combustible dust, so the question is, do you […]