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NFPA 70E 2015 is Now Available

September 30th, 2014

The new edition of NFPA 70E has many changes but the most relevant ones related to arc flash protective clothing are: The term Hazard Rick Category or HRC as it’s known in the industry has been changed. The new title for this is PPE Category. The purpose and ratings used for the newly named PPE […]

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Learn about Multi-Hazard Flame-Resistant (FR) Clothing

August 21st, 2014

Learn about Multi-Hazard Flame-Resistant (FR) Clothing Workrite Uniform Company is a leading manufacturer of FR clothing and thus keeps up with ongoing trends. One trend is Multi-Hazard clothing. The demand for flame-resistant (FR) clothing that protects against several different hazards is rapidly increasing. Managers in the safety arena are finding that their field employees face […]

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Arc Ratings & HRCs: Dissecting the Details

August 20th, 2014

There are several different electric arc flash ratings and values assigned to flame-resistant clothing and, thus, too many opportunities to misunderstand their meanings. This can be a rather confusing industry, making it hard to keep your HRCs straight from your ATPVs. Combing through the different ratings can seem like someone threw letter grades, percentages and […]

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Hazard Risk Categories (HRC) and Using Them to Identify Your PPE Need

May 30th, 2014

What are NFPA HRC’s? HRC is a numbering system used for arc-protective clothing.  The HRC label externally identifies clothing or clothing systems (PPE) with different levels of protection.  Industrial employers can use HRC’s to determine the FR clothing that should be worn by employees who are doing specific jobs or tasks. Workrite pioneered the use […]

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Workrite Webinar: HRC vs. Arc Rating: What’s the Difference?

February 26th, 2014

Join Mark Saner, Workrite’s Technical Manager, on Wednesday,  March 5th for the Webinar – “HRC vs. Arc Rating: What’s the Difference?” This webinar will explain the difference between the terms “HRC” and “arc rating” and when one is used versus the other. Although both terms are related to arc flash protection, they are not synonymous […]

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