Tyndale’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015

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We hope your new year is off to a great start! Updates to OSHA 1910.269 were among the most popular posts – including our four-part series which is fully represented within the top 10 posts of 2015!  Here’s a look back at our top 10 most-viewed posts in 2015:




  1. Just Announced: New OSHA 1910.269 Enforcement Timeline

Stay up to date on the new OSHA 1910.269 enforcement timeline related to hazard assessment, flame resistant clothing, and arc-rated protection matched to the hazard. Have questions regarding PPE Compliance or what OSHA’s update means for you? Contact your Tyndale National Account Executive for next steps.


  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.


  1. 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.


  1. 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 workers.


  1. 3 Tips on How to Wash FR Clothing and its Useful Wear Life

Learn tips for washing FR clothing, minimizing shrinkage, and when to retire an FR garment from service. Follow garment washing instructions and these 3 simple tips to maximize the useful life and protective qualities of your FR clothing.


  1. FR Clothing Care & Maintenance: 3 Things to Know

Ensure your FR clothing performs and protects as expected in the event of a hazard by following laundering instructions and these 3 things to know. Learn why to avoid certain practices and when to retire your FR clothing.


  1. Key OSHA 29 CFR 1910.269 Update: Employer Responsibility to Provide FR Clothing

Tyndale is dedicated to helping employers understand how OSHA’s new rule impacts their role. OSHA makes several statements in its revised standard indicating support of an allowance-based FR clothing program. Learn how Tyndale’s managed program works to get you in compliance with OSHA’s final ruling.


  1. 4 Common Types of FR Clothing Fabric Finishes

A multitude of finishes can be applied to fabrics to enhance the wearer’s experience, including: moisture wicking, antimicrobial/odor control, stain release, and bug repellent. Here’s how these finishes impact FR clothing and its protective qualities.


  1. Final OSHA 29 CFR 1910.269 Update: Care, Maintenance and Laundering of FR Clothing

What care, maintenance and laundering methods are supported under OSHA’s final rule? Tyndale explains that home laundering is allowed under the new rule and provides exclusive resources to support the employer’s responsibility to train their employees in care and maintenance.


  1. 6 Critical Changes to OSHA 1910.269 Regarding FRC

The final federal rule updates a 40-year-old standard. Tyndale identifies and explains 6 critical changes to this revised ruling, highlighting the significant impact these changes have on employers.


Need more technical guidance on implementing an FRC clothing program?  You’ve come to the right place!  Contact your Tyndale National Account Manager for assistance or just call 800.356.3433 or email Marketing@TyndaleUSA.com and we’ll put you in touch!

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