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Five Important Things to Know about Arc Flash PPE Programs

When it comes to arc flash protection, multiple factors must be considered when creating, implementing and maintaining a workplace electrical safety personal protective equipment (PPE) program. While utilizing the hierarchy …

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Disproving Four Myths about Base Layers for Oil & Gas Workers

For safety managers in the oil & gas industry, flame resistant (FR) personal protective equipment (PPE) is an indispensable tool to help mitigate daily flash fire hazards. Given the variety …

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Doing the Math: How to Establish Arc Ratings for Layered FR Garment Systems

The electrical industry has much to gain from incorporating arc-rated (AR), flame resistant (FR) garments to help mitigate the impacts of arc flash hazards. AR/FR daily wear balances the comfort …

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Five Important Questions about FR Garments

All organizations should implement initial training on proper use of their flame resistant (FR) personal protective equipment (PPE), why they are wearing it, and the do’s and don’ts to properly …

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Five Important Things to Know about Arc Flash PPE Programs

When it comes to arc flash protection, multiple factors must be considered when creating, implementing and maintaining a workplace electrical safety personal protective equipment (PPE) program. While utilizing the hierarchy …

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The Care and Maintenance of AR/FR PPE

In creating an AR/FR personal protective equipment (PPE) program, safety engineers dedicate a fair amount of time researching, selecting and sourcing quality garments to protect their employees. Time is spent …

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Accounting for PPE in Combustible Dust Hazard Assessments

While potentially destructive, combustible dust hazards tend to be one of the least understood hazards facing the industrial workforce. A number of factors contribute to the prevalence of combustible dust, …

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Do You Need Performance FR? Four Ways Westex® DH Has You Covered

With the recent updates to NFPA 70E, it is important to ensure your safety measures are up-to-date and compliant, and that includes your PPE garments. Westex by Milliken understands the …

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Strengthening Your Arc Flash Safety Program Through Daily Wear PPE

When it comes to workplace safety in the electrical industry, it is essential to incorporate arc-rated (AR), flame resistant (FR) clothing as a means to ensure your safety program is …


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