COVID-19: Caring for your Flame-resistant / Arc rated Clothing (FRC / ARC)

The COVID-19 (C19) pandemic is the most crucial global health calamity of this century and the greatest challenge that mankind has faced since the 2nd World War. It has rapidly spread around the world posing enormous health, social and economic challenges to the entire human population. Almost all nations are struggling to slow down the …

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NFPA 2112 and NFPA 70E Compliance Requirements
Compliance requirements of NFPA 2112 and NFPA 70E

Different conformity assessment requirements between the NFPA 2112 and NFPA 70E standards can make the testing process confusing for those working with Industrial Flame Resistant (FR) and Arc Rated (AR) products. Different questions arise while offering products for these 2 applications. So, it is important that we understand few points related to these norms: What …

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Benefits of Flame Resistant Base Layers
What should you wear inside Flame Resistant (FR) & Arc Rated (AR) protective clothing?

Importance of Base Layers with Flame Resistant & Arc Rated Clothing What do standards say about undergarments or base layers with Flame Resistant Clothing? Options available for better protection Understand the best practice This is a question we come across very often and for good reasons. It is not uncommon to wear an undergarment round the …

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Arc Rated Textile material: ATPV or EBT – Which one is better?

A common question in arc flash clothing protection values is whether an ATPV or an EBT is better in protection in an Arc rated clothing system. Under the ASTM F1959/F1959M (The Standard Test Method for Determining the Arc Rating of Materials for Clothing) it is observed that some materials allow body burn predictions to be …

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PPE Regulation EU 2016/425
PPE Regulation EU 2016/425 – It’s administration

The PPE Regulation EU 2016/425 was published in March 2016 and came in force from 20th April 2016. However, this regulation was fully applicable from 21st April 2018 onwards. The EU regulation replaces the PPE Directive 89/686/EEC. Important points – PPE Regulation EU 2016/425: Products already placed in the EU markets before 20th April 2018 under …

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Wash care instructions for Flame Resistant Clothing
Importance of Wash care instructions for Flame Resistant Clothing (FRC)

We all know that Flame resistant clothing (FRC) plays an important role in protection of human life while working under hazardous industrial conditions. FRC needs suitable care so that they are a performing asset during various industrial applications Care instructions, mentioned on each FRC label, is a very clear indication of how to wash and …

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TaraSafe at OGA 2019 (Oil & Gas Asia)

This year, we had the privilege to participate and exhibit at the OGA 2019 (Oil and Gas Asia), South East Asia’s Biggest Petroleum Industry Exhibition. The three day event was held between 18th June and 20 June 2019, at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. We presented a comprehensive range of oil and gas protective workwear that is …

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Importance of Fire Resistant Clothing
Importance of Fire Resistant Clothing

If you’ve never witnessed open fires, potentially sparking objects, and other flaming items, it can be difficult to fully appreciate just how important it is to be fully protected by fire resistant clothing on the job. The direct injuries caused by the flames themselves can certainly be serious. But due to the relatively short duration …

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Arc Flash Protection and Flame Resistant Clothing
Arc Flash October – 2 events, 2 geographies, 1 mission

October end was an exciting time for all of us at TaraSafe with 2 important Arc Flash & Flame Resistant Clothing events packed within a span of 10 days in 2 of the most buzzing economies of the world. 1. NSC Congress & Expo (Oct 22-24) at Houston, Texas It was our 2nd year at …

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TarArc Arc Flash Clothing Fashion Show at ABB
Next Generation Electric Arc Clothing – Fashion Show at ABB Event

It was an amazing experience for our team at ABB’s AMEA Sustainability Collaboration and Trust Workshop earlier this week.  We were honoured to be a part of this 2 day event which was attended by HSE managers and Global HSE & Sustainability Head of ABB, AMEA region head of HSE as well as HSE heads from different countries across the AMEA region. On Day …

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