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Archive for the ‘Flash Fire’ Category

How is FR Clothing Tested

August 11th, 2015

When looking for FR clothing, one can’t help but wonder how FR clothes are tested to determine what is fire resistant and what isn’t. Making things more complicated are the bevy of regulatory agencies overseeing each industry needing the protection provided by FR clothing. Although there seems to be a lot involved, testing FR garments […]

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FR Industry Mobile App

May 5th, 2015

Workrite Uniform’s new FR Clothing app provides the industry with a mobile library of information and news at their fingertips. The app contains: Tech Notes FR Dictionary Fabric and Care Instructions Temperature Ratings Video Catalog Product Catalogs White Papers Brochures Technical Briefs Industry Links Frequently Asked Questions, and more… Download from the Apple App Store […]

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Five of the Most Infamous Work Zone Accidents in US History

April 13th, 2015

Often when we think about workplace accidents, it is in an abstract way. It’s one thing to read about the possibility of a molten metal spatter incident or combustible dust igniting. But when seen in the context of an actual event, these dangers tend to become a bit more real. It is for that reason […]

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FR Does It’s Job In North Dakota

March 31st, 2014

There was a drilling rig explosion last Tuesday at a rig near Watford City, ND. An ambulance took an experienced driller to the city hospital due to burn injuries. It’s been reported that his hands and his face are burned badly. However, he was wearing his flame-resistant “suit” that protected his body. This confirms the […]

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Light Crude Oil is Volatile – Article from Pipeline Magazine

March 11th, 2014

I just read an interesting article from Canada’s oil and gas magazine, Pipeline. The article speaks to the volatility of the light crude oil, like the oil that exploded after the train crash in Lac-Megantic, Quebec last year. This same type of oil is what is coming out of the Bakken shale region and is much […]

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