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Static Electricity & Lack of FR Caused Death in Wyoming Blast

October 2nd, 2014

Click the link below to read an article from OSHA Today about how static electricity and the lack of flame-resistant clothing contributed to the death of a worker in Wyoming. Static electricity is a danger in the workplace that often gets overlooked; but it can cause serious thermal hazards. Always be prepared by wearing your […]

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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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Safety is as Easy as 1, 2, 3

August 14th, 2014

Three. A number most commonly associated with stooges, blind mice and sides of a triangle. Now, it is also the number of seconds it takes to possibly save a life. In an article recently released in EHS magazine, Brent Senette introduces the “three-second rule”, which is intended to help improve worker protection. This is not […]

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ISHN Article: CSB Renews Call for Combustible Dust Standard

July 25th, 2014

“The time is now for OSHA to take action to prevent these tragic accidents” Follow the link to read an article from ISHN about renewed pressure from the CSB for OSHA to quell the recent storm of accidents around combustible dust. Click here to read the full article.  Want more information on the Combustible Dust […]

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When to replace FR clothing

July 21st, 2014

Ever wonder when it’s time to hang up your old, used, dirty coveralls and put on some fresh, new FR clothing? Click the following link to read a post that Mark Saner wrote on the very subject – To replace or repair? That is the question…  

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