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Why you should wear an FR undershirt? Body burn prediction

Importance of Base Layers with Flame Resistant & Arc-Rated Clothing What do standards say about undershirts or base layers with Flame Resistant Clothing? What are the options available for better protection? How to understand the best practice? These are the question we come across very often and for good reasons. It is not uncommon to …

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Popularity of FR Cotton in the market

Cotton is one of the earliest known fibers to mankind. It has many beneficial properties, making it the most loved fiber for clothing. Clothing made from cotton fibers provides better moisture control. Cotton fabric is breathable and transmits moisture away from the body as it is absorbent and removes liquid from the skin. It keeps …

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Ergonomics in work wear

As the name suggests, work wear is intended to be worn at a place of employment. Each workplace is unique, and work clothing should reflect this by being user-friendly. Additionally, we refer to the work wear’s ergonomics when we discuss how well it satisfies user needs. The environment in which the work wear will be …

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Improving comfort with FR choice options for workers

Flame-resistant garments are used by workforces who are exposed to flame and heat hazards in their work environment. However, the crucial point is to provide physical ease and relaxation added to offering the required protection. Several studies conducted in Call Centres and Textile factories show a 2 to 15% reduction in worker productivity when the …

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Understanding Arc Flash PPE Categories As Per NFPA 70E

Performance of risk assessment is pertinent before the commencement of any work. NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace sets out specific norms and regulations for the employer to ensure electrical safety and occupational health for the workers. Employee exposure to electrical hazards must be assessed and the subsequent risk control method must …

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Disposal of FR Clothing

Flame retardants (FRs) are used to increase the chances of survival against fire or flame by limiting its propagation. FRs in textiles are used irrespective of product type for reducing their flammability, for instance, in baby clothing, pushchairs, car seats, upholstery, aprons, industrial and protective clothing. Protective clothing segment, majorly produced out of cellulosic fibers …

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FR Clothing To Combat Cold Stress & Extreme Weather Conditions

Workers in almost every industry, who work outdoors and are exposed to extremely cold environments, require thorough protection from hazardous winter elements. Working under industrial environment in extreme cold conditions can be quite challenging as one runs the risk of cold stress. Just like heat stress which causes harmful impacts on the human body in …

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Soiled Flame Resistance Clothing: The Silent Killer

Care and maintenance of the Flame resistance clothing is very important to ensure that the clothing provides its intended protection. In our blog on “Importance of Wash care instructions for Flame Resistant Clothing” we had highlighted the importance of understanding the wash care instructions on your FRC. We encourage you to read through the same once …

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A Refresher Course To Flame Resistant Clothing (FRC) – Module 2

Table of Contents – Module 2: February 2021: Do we really need Flame-Resistant clothing? What happens if my company and I don’t comply with FR standards? How long does FR clothing last? Caring for my Flame-Resistant clothing? How to wash and dry FR clothing? Can you dry-clean FR clothing? How many times can you wash FR …

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A Refresher Course To Flame Resistant Clothing (FRC) – Module 1

Table of Contents – Module 1: February 2021: What Is Flame-Resistant Clothing (FRC)? Who needs to wear FRC? Is there a difference between Primary and Secondary Protection? What should be worn under the FRC? Flame-Resistant/ Fire-Resistant/ Fire-Retardant – What is the difference? What is FRC made of? What are the benefits of FRC? How to Shop …

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