The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard for Flame-Resistant (FR) clothing—better known as NFPA 2112—specifies performance requirements and test methods for FR fabric and garments. If you’re looking for information and resources on NFPA 2112, a few excellent resources are highlighted below. Not to toot our own horn or anything, but the Model Apparel blog…
If you’re in a position to maintain and enforce safety procedures, we’re sure you don’t want your people getting hurt. Depending on the type of environment, some accidents lead to catastrophe.
When you think about protective clothing, you might think heavy, uncomfortable or restrictive. However, with every new year, we see new innovation
When we talk about unsafe work conditions that need standards to ensure safety, we talk about industries that operate in the elements. Workers that work outside are at a higher risk to encounter hazards. Some of these occupations …
You can never be too careful when working in particular conditions. While many workers do not work in hazardous environments, others have no choice. They work …
When you think of rainwear, you probably don’t think about the flame resistant properties of it. The only thing to consider is whether the garment will keep water out. So why would we need flame resistant rainwear?
If you’re familiar with flame resistant workwear, you’ve probably heard of terms such as treated fabrics and fibers or inherent fabrics and fibers. However, there are some key differences when talking about flame resistant fibers and fabrics.
Flame resistant garments can be quite expensive. This is especially true when compared to non-flame resistant work apparel. The reason these garments are so expensive is because workers wear them for one main reason.
Depending on the amount of energy you work with, arc flash events can be extremely dangerous. However, do you know what an arc flash is?
Do certain employees in your company work around potential electric hazards? If they work with energized equipment, they’re probably familiar with the electrical arc suit.