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How to Better Protect your Eyes from Flame & Spark

March 30th, 2015

Every year, thousands of people are blinded by work-related injuries. On any given day in the United States, about 2000 workers sustain eye injuries serious enough to require medical treatment. Yet despite these disturbing statistics, lack of proper eye protection remains an issue. A Kimberly-Clark Professional survey found that 85% of industrial workers have observed […]

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How to Stay Cool While Wearing FR Clothes

March 27th, 2015

With summer right around the corner, there’s no better time to start preparing to keep yourself and your workers safe and cool during the hot summer months. Every year an average of 3100 workers in America suffer from heat related illnesses serious enough to make them miss work. Having a better understanding of what causes […]

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FR Safety Tip: Hand Protection

March 16th, 2015

Did you know that, according to a study conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), approximately 70% of workers who experienced hand injuries on the job were not wearing gloves? Our hands are one of our most important assets on the job. We can get so accustomed to using our hands for a variety […]

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How to Properly Layer your FR Clothes

March 13th, 2015

Learning how to layer your FR clothing the right way can be a great way to meet safety standards while also optimizing for comfort and convenience. NFPA 70E requires that employees must wear the level of protection necessary to meet or exceed their arc flash exposure. During any given workday, employees can switch between jobs […]

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The Unseen Danger of Combustible Dust

March 12th, 2015

The danger of combustible dust cannot be underestimated. What makes combustible dust so insidious is how harmless it may appear at first. Combustible dust can be defined as any substance that has been shown to catch fire/explode under certain conditions. These conditions are known as the Combustible Dust Pentagon: the five ingredients necessary for a […]

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