We’ve rounded up our most-viewed blog post so far this year for your reading pleasure. Don’t forget to check out our blog regularly for new content – we’re your one-stop resource for everything related to the flame resistant clothing industry.
1. 4 Important Changes to NFPA 70E 2015 Edition for FRC
NFPA 70E is a voluntary standard advising on electrical safety in the workplace. Learn about important changes to this standard, including terminology, coverage requirements, elimination of HRC0, and new arc flash PPE category tables.
2. Arc Ratings for FR Clothing: What Is the Difference Between ATPV and Ebt?
A common question in arc flash clothing protection is whether an Arc Thermal Performance Value (ATPV) or an Energy breakopen threshold (Ebt) value is better protection for flame resistant clothing (FRC). By defining ATPV and Ebt, we explain the differences between them for arc ratings.
3. Key OSHA 29 CFR 1910.269 Update: FR Clothing is Personal Protective Equipment
Key aspects of OSHA’s revised ruling apply to flame resistant (FR) clothing. Tyndale helps employers understand how the new rule will impact their employees, ensuring companies are properly protecting employees.
4. Summer Heat Safety in FR Clothing
During the summer months finding relief from the heat can be a challenge, particularly for those that work outside for extended periods of time. This post describes symptoms and prevention of heat stress and heat stroke. For a lightweight pant option – check out our Lightweight Dual Hazard FR Dungaree!
5. Using Bug Repellent with FR Clothing
Wondering how DEET impacts flame resistance of a garment? Learn about DEET – and more! Tyndale’s recommendation on insect repellent is here! And, find out about our innovative – and exclusive – insect repellent solution that lasts for 50+ launderings – click here to learn more.