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2018 - JR Tuttle

Now Is The Right Time To Get Serious About NFPA 2112 Compliance

As of August 10, 2018, any garments certified to the 2012 edition of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard will no longer be in compliance.

2018 - JR Tuttle

NFPA 2112: Who Knows It Best, Inside And Out

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard for Flame-Resistant (FR) clothing—better known as NFPA 2112—specifies performance requirements and test methods for flame ...

2018 - JR Tuttle

Used FR Clothing Vs. New: Is It A Life Or Death Decision?

  If the safety of your team is your top priority, then you know the demands a safety program has on your time and energy.

2017 - Colin Haas

Flame Resistant (FR) Clothing Trends: 2017 Edition

When you think about protective clothing, you might think heavy, uncomfortable or restrictive.  However, with every new year, we see new innovation and improvements made to flame ...

2017 - JR Tuttle

What NFPA 2112 Is and What It Means To You

The only way to do work in certain industries is to do it safely.  Many industries have no requirements because there are no work hazards.  Workers work safely in offices.  Office ...

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2018 - JR Tuttle

Now Is The Right Time To Get Serious About NFPA 2112 Compliance

As of August 10, 2018, any garments certified to the 2012 edition of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard will no longer be in compliance.

2018 - JR Tuttle

NFPA 2112: Who Knows It Best, Inside And Out

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard for Flame-Resistant (FR) clothing—better known as NFPA 2112—specifies performance requirements and test methods for flame ...

2018 - JR Tuttle

Used FR Clothing Vs. New: Is It A Life Or Death Decision?

  If the safety of your team is your top priority, then you know the demands a safety program has on your time and energy.

2017 - Colin Haas

Flame Resistant (FR) Clothing Trends: 2017 Edition

When you think about protective clothing, you might think heavy, uncomfortable or restrictive.  However, with every new year, we see new innovation and improvements made to flame ...

2017 - JR Tuttle

What NFPA 2112 Is and What It Means To You

The only way to do work in certain industries is to do it safely.  Many industries have no requirements because there are no work hazards.  Workers work safely in offices.  Office ...

2017 - JR Tuttle

A Guide to Flame Resistant PPE: Definition, Examples and Industries

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 in conditions that ...

2017 - JR Tuttle

Can Rainwear Really Be Flame Resistant?

When you think of flame resistant clothing, does rainwear come to mind? 

2017 - JR Tuttle

Which Fibers and Fabrics are Most Flame Resistant?

If you’re familiar with flame resistant clothing (FR), you’ve probably heard of terms such as treated fabrics and fibers or inherent fabrics and fibers. However, there are some ...

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