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How to Choose an FR Long Sleeve Shirt for Electric Arc Flash Protection

July 22nd, 2015

Don’t get burned on the job: From aerospace, automotive and food processing locations to pulp and paper, electronic, and pharmaceutical manufacturers a large number of manufacturing facilities use high-voltage electrical equipment. The NFPA 70E, the national consensus standard for electrical safety in the workplace, established countrywide guidelines to address the safety precautions of employees. Including […]

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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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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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What’s Your Company’s OSHA Emergency Action Plan?

March 11th, 2015

Communication is critical for workplace safety. Not only must safety standards be created, but they must also be communicated clearly throughout the organization in order to be effective. Bottom line: if no one knows how to react in the event of an emergency, the best laid plans are useless. That is why the creation and […]

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How to Anticipate and Prevent Public Safety Hazards on Oil Rigs

March 10th, 2015

Recent accidents and fatalities on oil and gas rigs have brought workplace safety concerns into the spotlight. Time magazine has even rated oil drilling as one of the most dangerous professions in the United States. Because of this, it is imperative that safety standards be established and maintained in order to create the safest possible […]

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