In 2012, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) updated its terminology so that PPE designated to withstand electric arc flash hazards is no longer always referred to as flame-resistant (FR), but is instead considered arc rated (AR)....More
The new edition of NFPA 70E has numerous changes, some of which impact the world of protective clothing. Read on to see the new requirements that apply to workwear that protects against arc flash....More
Wearing the right flame-resistant (FR) clothing can save lives. But do you know what to look for to maximize the benefits of FR workwear? Read on to learn what you should consider when purchasing FR clothing.
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