NFPA & ASTM - 2020 – Flame resistant (FR) & Arc rated (AR) clothing requirements
NFPA & ASTM – 2020 – Flame resistant (FR) & Arc rated (AR) clothing requirements

Face Coverings and Masks: Since the spread of COVID-19 pandemic and with the growing need of using Face covering or masks as the most efficient mode of protection, there has been an increasing demand by the global work force to provide Flame resistant & Arc rated masks / face protection.  Medical associations and experts globally reviewed …

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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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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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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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Origin of Holi - from a FR Perspective
Origin of Holi – from a FR perspective

There are many legends associated with Holi, all celebrating the triumph of good over evil. One of the most popular legends is the story of a demon king called Hiranyakashyap, who believed that he was more powerful than the gods. He wanted everyone to worship him­. His son, Prahlad, did not worship his father. Instead, …

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Workplace safety & you- 3 Ways to avoid casualty

Very recently, on 6th May 2017 an accident was recorded, where two workers were killed and a few severely injured when molten iron accidentally fell on them. This unfortunate incident happened at a Govt. Steel plant in West Bengal, India. The accident happened due to fall of molten steel out of a ladle which was …

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Evolution of FR Clothing

“Necessity is the mother of invention.” The famous proverb befits the case of the evolution of Flame Resistant Protective clothing. Protective clothing has been in existence since the time before Christ when the kingdoms and dynasties like Greeks and Persians had forged war. People wore mechanized garments which would stand tough and sturdy in difficult times. …

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Does your protective clothing perform even after 50 industrial laundry washes at 75° C?

Although your workwear might be suitable for domestic washing but not all Industrial protective clothing are washed under domestic conditions. Traditionally the only internationally recognized test method for washing of protective clothing was ISO 6330:2000 (amended in 2008 & then in 2012), domestic scale washing at a temperature of 60° C for woven fabrics and …

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