Understanding the Basics of Arc Rated Clothing: A Comprehensive Guide to Arc Flash Apparel

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Arc flash apparel suits, specifically designed to protect against the hazards of arc flash incidents, were first introduced in the late 1980s. According to Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, “Most were made from double-layer 6 oz/yd2 NOMEX® and used polycarbonate (plastic) windows.” Arc testing of clothing and PPE began in 1996. Since then, arc rated … Read more

The Importance of PPE in Protecting Against Arc Flash Hazards

Arc Flash PPE

Arc flash events are one of the most serious and potentially fatal hazards faced by electricians and other tradespeople who work with or near energized electrical equipment and components. Arc flash accidents can result in life-altering injuries (including hearing loss, eye damage or blindness, lung damage, nerve damage, cardiac arrest, and severe disfiguring burns), as … Read more

Ready-Made PPE Kits & Custom PPE Kits for At-Risk Workers

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For workers in a variety of industries (including healthcare, pharmaceutical, construction, oil and gas, welding and metal working, and manufacturing) serious or even fatal injuries and illnesses may result from contact with chemical, radiological, electrical, physical, and mechanical workplace hazards. PPE kits make it easy for at-risk workers to access all the personal protective equipment … Read more

Branded PPE – Custom Personal Protective Equipment for the Workplace

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Did you know? Most protective clothing, work gloves, safety glasses, and respiratory protection can be customized to feature your company logo and other branding elements such as slogans or taglines.  Branded PPE (aka customized PPE) promotes professionalism and advertises your brand, while keeping your workers safe and comfortable. Branded PPE is increasingly utilized by construction … Read more

Electrical PPE – Streamline Procurement of FR & Arc Flash Clothing, Safety Gear

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Utility companies, power co-ops, renewable energy businesses, and electrical contractors need a constant supply of electrical PPE, including customized FR and arc flash clothing, and other safety products to mitigate risks and maintain a safe working environment. For larger companies operating in industrial sectors, procurement technology tools can help their safety and procurement managers streamline … Read more