May 10, 2024

Empowering Women in Energy: Tyndale’s Commitment to Safety and Inclusivity

In today’s dynamic workplaces, diversity, inclusion, and safety are paramount. At Tyndale, a woman-owned business dedicated to providing high-quality protective apparel, we recognize the pivotal role that women play in the workforce, particularly in traditionally male-dominated energy industries. That’s why we were thrilled to extend a warm welcome to members […]
April 26, 2024

Why You Should NOT Wear Athletic Shirts Underneath Your AR / FR Garments

It’s critical to wear arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing while working in energized environments. Equally important, however, is what not to wear underneath your protective clothing, specifically moisture-wicking athletic wear. Tune in to the video below as our Lead Corporate Safety and Technical Trainer, Jason Brozen explains […]
April 18, 2024

PFAS and AR / FR Clothing: 3 Things to Know

PFAS is a term you may have heard in the news recently. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) describes PFAS as “a series of man-made chemical compounds that persist in the environment for long periods of time.” Are these “forever chemicals” present in arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing? […]
April 9, 2024

Leading the Charge: Tyndale’s Bold Innovations in Women’s Workwear

At Tyndale, we understand that every woman deserves to feel empowered and protected at work. Our commitment goes beyond simply offering safety apparel; it’s about fostering an environment where women are heard, respected, and equipped with the clothing they need. As we navigate the challenges women face in a male-dominated […]
March 28, 2024

Empowering Herstory: Crafting Autonomy – Women in Apparel Design

In this last episode of Empowering Herstory, we revisit Susan Glynn’s story from our Women in Power series. Susan boasts a remarkable 20-year tenure at Ariat, a women-owned performance apparel brand, and reminisces on the inspiration that has driven her to excel in her current position as Ariat’s Vice President […]
March 15, 2024

Empowering Herstory: Embracing Responsibility as a Local Gas Representative

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re revisiting our Women in Power series. Revisit our conversation with Kori Wormsbecker, a journeyman at Avista Utilities. Up until her apprenticeship, Kori worked in the call center at Avista. So, when we asked how she balanced her home life, including parenting her daughter […]
February 28, 2024

OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for Fiscal Year 2023

It’s crucial for organizations to reflect on their safety practices and strive for continuous improvement each year. To help with that initiative, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has unveiled its preliminary Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Workplace Standards for the fiscal year 2023, from October 1, 2022, to […]
January 26, 2024

Trending in 2023: Tyndale’s Top Videos

Each year, our VP of Technical, Scott Margolin, brings our viewers relevant industry education through our technical video library. Scott’s extensive experience and knowledge provide Tyndale with unmatched technical expertise. As our Vice President of Technical, Scott serves as Tyndale’s lead resource for any technical questions or issues that arise. […]
January 19, 2024

Trending in 2023: Tyndale’s Top Blogs

Each year, we leverage our industry-leading blog and videos to provide in-depth educational content. Whether it’s answering technical questions or addressing common safety concerns, we’re dedicated to updating management and workers on the latest developments in the arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing industry. Our posts are backed […]
November 10, 2023

How to Beat the Cold Rush with Tyndale AR/FR Clothing

Feeling a chill in the air? For much of North America, winter is right on our doorstep. That means it’s time to bundle up in style with protective garments including sweatshirts, jackets, and outerwear. With Tyndale arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) outerwear garments, you can stay safe and […]
October 20, 2023

Now Shipping: New Versa AR / FR Dailywear

Bring the comfort, fit, and performance of your favorite everyday clothing to your protective clothing arsenal. Our Versa Collection offers contemporary styles in exclusive colors that look good, feel good, and protect you on the job. Versa garments are among our most popular items. They’re constructed with the most innovative […]
October 12, 2023

New FR Base Layers to Love This Season

Layering is an excellent way to maintain comfort in in-between temperatures, when it’s chilly in the morning and evening but warm in between, and during the winter months, when you’re going between warm buildings and trucks and frigid outdoor weather. Too cold? Add a layer. Too warm? Remove a layer […]
September 29, 2023

Testing the Heat: Advanced Thermal Analysis Facilities

When it comes to personal protective equipment (PPE) for individuals working in hazardous environments, the importance of arc-rated and flame resistant (AR/FR) clothing cannot be overstated. These specialized garments are designed to protect wearers from arc flash and flash fire hazards encountered in utility, oil and gas, and other industries. […]
September 27, 2023

Winterize Your Closet with New Outerwear by Tyndale

Fall is officially here, and that means it’s time to order outerwear. If you’re looking for a new vest, jacket, or coat this season, look no further. We’re pleased to introduce four new Tyndale outerwear styles – delivering the best in quality, warmth, style, and dual-hazard performance. With comfortable fabrics, […]
September 15, 2023

New Hi-Vis AR/FR Styles Ready to Ship

In recent years demand for high-visibility (“hi-vis”) products has grown by leaps and bounds. This need, particularly with the rapid expansion of the electric vehicle industry, is projected to continue. Recognizing the importance of both protecting workers from arc flash and flash fire hazards AND ensuring they are visible in […]
August 17, 2023

Cozy New Microfleeces Ready for Fall

There is nothing like a comfortable sweatshirt on a brisk fall day. Our newest microfleece jackets bring that feeling to the jobsite – while protecting against arc flash and flash fire hazards. Available as a full-zip sweatshirt (M733T), quarter-snap sweatshirt (M753T), or vest (M693T), these cozy styles are made from […]
August 8, 2023

Spin Cycle: Laundering an AR / FR Garment 100 Times and Exposing It to Flammable Lint

Welcome to the fifth and final installment of our Spin Cycle blog and video series. Uniform rental companies claim you can’t launder AR / FR apparel at home, but is that necessarily true? They often suggest that when AR / FR clothing is washed with regular clothing, flammable lint can adhere to […]
August 1, 2023

Spin Cycle: Laundering an AR / FR Garment 100 Times

In the fourth installment of our Spin Cycle blog and video series, we turn our attention to arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing durability and performance. Tyndale’s Vice President of Technical, Scott Margolin, tests whether laundering an AR / FR garment 100 times under normal home laundering conditions affects its […]
July 28, 2023

Protective Clothing Strategies to Prevent Heat Stress

The heat is on! The Farmer’s Almanac describes the “dog days of summer” – from July 3 to August 11 each year – as the hottest and most unbearable days of the year. And so far, this entire summer has been blistering hot across North America. After a record-breaking June, […]
July 25, 2023

Spin Cycle: 50 Wash Cycles with Fabric Softener on an AR/FR Garment

Welcome to the third installment of our Spin Cycle blog and video series! Join Tyndale’s Vice President of Technical, Scott Margolin, as he takes you through today’s test: determining whether using fabric softener during home laundering affects an AR / FR garment’s performance. You may hear uniform rental companies say that bleach […]
July 18, 2023

Spin Cycle: 50 Washes with Oxidative Bleach on an AR/FR Garment

For episode two of Spin Cycle, we head back to the testing facility with Tyndale’s Vice President of Technical, Scott Margolin, as he takes us through today’s test: whether oxidative bleach affects an AR / FR garment’s performance. Many laundry detergents contain oxidative bleach products, but does oxidative bleach have […]
July 11, 2023

Spin Cycle: 50 Wash Cycles with Liquid Chlorine Bleach on an AR/FR Garment

Welcome to the first episode of our Spin Cycle blog and video series! Join Tyndale’s Vice President of Technical, Scott Margolin, as he takes you through today’s test to determine whether using liquid chlorine bleach during home laundering affects an AR / FR garment’s performance. All labels in arc-rated and […]
July 7, 2023

Spin Cycle: Washing Away AR/FR Home Laundry Misconceptions

Is home laundering safe when it comes to the care and maintenance of arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing? Absolutely! But common sales tactics used by uniform rental companies attempt to convince workers and businesses alike that industrial laundering is a requirement. They likely offer industrial laundry services […]
June 29, 2023

3 Innovative Trends in Workplace Safety

In honor of National Safety Month, we’re taking the time to reflect on how far we’ve come as a community to improve workplace safety for those exposed to arc flash, flash fire, and other hazards. Today, workers harness the power of choice through access to a variety of innovative garment […]
May 26, 2023

What are the Advantages of Tyndale’s New Boot Warehouse?

Tyndale’s new boot warehouse is the sole destination for all of your footwear needs! Our new designated warehouse space optimizes our shipping and inventory capabilities, while increasing the brand and footwear options we have on-hand. Looking to reboot your company’s footwear offering? Learn about the benefits of choosing Tyndale as […]
May 12, 2023

Decoding the Language of Standards: Should vs. Shall

The recent promotion of NFPA 70B from a guide to a standard carries significant implications for electrical maintenance. We recently published a blog that reviews this status change in detail. This upgrade is an opportune time to address a question we often receive: In the context of industry standards, what’s […]
April 28, 2023

Extra, Extra! Tyndale and Dovetail Provide Leading Utility with Women’s Protective Workwear

A recent article shared on Dovetail Workwear’s website, shared that fortune 1000 public utility, Portland General Electric (PGE) partnered with Tyndale Enterprises, Inc. (Tyndale) and Dovetail Workwear to provide their employees with high-quality flame-resistant (FR) women’s workwear.  When introducing Dovetail Workwear as an option within PGE’s Tyndale managed clothing program, […]
April 21, 2023

How to Remove Stains from AR / FR Clothing

Working in a profession that requires you to wear flame resistant and arc-rated (AR / FR) clothing is serious business. You’re exposed to potential risks and hazards on a regular basis, so you must be prepared with the right gear. But what do you do when your trusted AR / […]
April 14, 2023

Beat the Summer Heat with Tyndale’s Coolest AR / FR Clothing

Don’t let summer’s warmer weather get you hot under the collar. Do you have the arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing you’ll need to stay safe and take the heat off during sweltering days to come? Beat the summer rush by ordering lightweight and breathable AR / FR […]
March 22, 2023

Dangers of Improper Wear Flash Fire: Episode 6 – Flammable High Visibility Vest & Outerwear Over FRC

Welcome to another episode of The Dangers of Improper Wear and Flash Fire, where Scott Margolin, Tyndale’s Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Technical, takes center stage to shed light on common improper wear mistakes that could result in injury – or worse. This episode highlights how wearing both a […]
March 14, 2023

Dangers of Improper Wear Flash Fire: Episode 5 – Flammable Hoodie Over FRC

Don’t let a Flammable Hoodie be your Downfall Get ready to rethink the way you dress for work. In this episode, Scott walks viewers through a life-threatening scenario where a female manikin wearing flame resistant (FR) pants but a flammable hoodie over her FR clothing is exposed to a flash […]
March 7, 2023

Dangers of Improper Wear Flash Fire: Episode 4 – Consequences of Wearing the Wrong Rainwear

Flame resistant (FR) rainwear that meets the proper ASTM standard is essential for anyone working in an environment with potential flash fire hazards. However, not all rainwear labeled as flame resistant is created equal. Read on to understand why it’s crucial to wear rainwear that meets ASTM F2733: the Standard […]
February 28, 2023

Dangers of Improper Wear Flash Fire: Episode 3 – Flammable Outerwear + Cotton Base Layer

Flash fires are unpredictable and can leave little to no time for people to react. Hence, the right clothing is crucial to protect oneself from intense heat, flames, and potential injury. In this episode of Dangers of Improper Wear: Flash Fire, Scott Margolin, Tyndale’s Vice President of Corporate Strategy & […]
February 22, 2023

Dangers of Improper Wear Flash Fire: Episode 2 – Unzipped FR Coveralls

Flash fires are one of the most dangerous hazards in the workplace, and they can cause serious injuries or even fatalities if proper precautions are not taken. In this blog post, we will discuss the risks of improperly wearing protective clothing – specifically unzipped flame resistant (FR) coveralls – in […]
February 14, 2023

Dangers of Improper Wear Flash Fire: Episode 1 – Wearing Flammable Clothing

Welcome to episode 1 of our Dangers of Improper Wear: Flash Fire blog and video series. Let’s join our guide, Tyndale’s Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Technical, as he explains today’s improper wear topic: wearing flammable clothing – as opposed to flame resistant clothing (FRC) – when exposed to […]
February 7, 2023

Dangers of Improper Wear: Flash Fire

The importance of wearing flame resistant clothing (FRC) to protect against flash fire hazards is widely recognized – you might even be aware of the flash fire standards and test methods. However, knowing how to wear flame resistant clothing properly is not always easily understood. To drive home the importance […]
February 1, 2023

What is a Stoll Curve?

As a woman-owned company, Tyndale is dedicated to celebrating and supporting women in the industry. Our popular Women in Power Series shines a light on the growing number of women working in the field today. But whether in the spotlight or behind the scenes, women have played an integral role […]
January 20, 2023

The Top 5 FR FAQ’s of 2022

In case you needed another reason to love Fridays, here’s a good one: it’s our FR FAQ day! Every Friday, we promote a blog post highlighting the answer to a frequently-asked question (FAQ). In each, you’ll find helpful information on topics like the hazards you face, the arc-rated and flame […]
January 12, 2023

Tyndale’s Top Products of 2022

As we leave 2022 behind, we have compiled the year’s statistics to see which Tyndale items were our top sellers. Looking for a new favorite arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) garment or two to add to your 2023 wardrobe? Check out the list below for our most popular […]
January 6, 2023

Trending in 2022: Tyndale’s Top 5 Blogs & Videos

At Tyndale, arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing is our core competency, enabling us to leverage our expertise and 40+ years of experience to provide valuable educational resources to protect workers. Our industry-leading blog and videos provide in-depth educational content to answer technical questions and address common safety […]
January 3, 2023

OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations List for Fiscal Year 2022

In the new year, make it your resolution to improve your company’s workplace safety. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its Top 10 most frequently cited standards for the fiscal year (FY) of 2022, which runs from Oct. 1, 2021 to Sept. 30, 2022. This list is a […]
December 15, 2022

How Tyndale Minimizes the Impact of Supply Chain Issues

Whether caused by severe weather, labor shortages, or a global pandemic, disruptions of any kind can lead to strain for both businesses and consumers. Recent unprecedented events have led to undeniable supply chain challenges across industries. To a large manufacturing company, losses associated with these challenges can be damaging. To […]
December 13, 2022

Women in Power: How Pam Costello Serves Workers – and Advances Women’s AR / FR

In this episode of Women in Power, our host, Sarah Steel, Director of Online Marketing and Events, sits down with a woman who enhances the Pam Costello serves as Product Development Manager at Tyndale. With a background in fashion design and past experience designing women’s maternity wear and safety and […]
December 9, 2022

Tyndale’s Top 6 Most Comfortable FR Clothing for Men and Women

The expectation that arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing is comfortable as well as protective is common amongst today’s wearers. Accordingly, the demand for off-the shelf comfort has increased, highlighting the importance of thoughtful design that provides ease of mobility for both men and women as they perform […]
November 30, 2022

Women in Power: How Tina and Melinda from Carhartt Company Gear Address Trends in Women’s PPE

Michigan natives, Tina Picciuto-Norris and Melinda Fabry, Global Product Design Manager and PPE Merchandiser from Carhartt Company Gear share what led them to their careers at the leading workwear brand in this two-for-one interview. Tune in to interview 9, hosted by Tyndale’s Director of Online Marketing and Events, Sarah Steel: […]
October 27, 2022

Women in Power: Alex Baker – How Alex Baker Cultivates Career Pathways for Women at PG&E

Through the years, Tyndale has seen firsthand the changes companies in the energy sector are making to empower and represent women in the workforce. In this episode of Women in Power, Alex Baker, Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) PowerPathway Program Manager and lead of HR initiatives for women in […]
October 21, 2022

How Do I Navigate Protective Footwear Supply-Chain Challenges?

We’re all well aware of current supply chain disruptions in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Go into almost any store, and you can’t help but notice the empty shelves once filled with your favorite products. But if you or your workers wear protective footwear to stay safe on the […]
October 11, 2022

Combustible Dust Series: Part 6 – The Top 5 Factors to Consider for Your FR Clothing Supplier

Now that we’ve learned, in Part 5 of this series, about the key characteristics of NFPA-compliant flame resistant clothing to protect workers against combustible dust hazards, let’s turn our attention to sourcing these garments. Ensuring your workers are protected and compliant with industry standards is not something you want to […]
October 7, 2022

Top 3 Trends in Women’s PPE

As women play an increasingly important role in fields like the energy sector, utilities, and manufacturing, the protective apparel they wear is constantly evolving and improving. As recently as ten years ago it was difficult to find arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) protective apparel or EH-rated boots made […]
October 4, 2022

Tyndale’s Top Picks This Season – New FRC for Men and Women

Tyndale’s Classic Casual and Versa Collections have gained additions that wearers won’t want to miss. At Tyndale Headquarters, our Design and Manufacturing teams put their heads together to create four new garments that expand Tyndale’s women’s and men’s offering, enhance product quality, and provide an outerwear garment that allows wearers […]
September 30, 2022

Best Tyndale FR Pants for Men

Protective Men’s Pant Options from the Tyndale Arc Rated and Flame Resistant Clothing Line You know what protection level your arc rated and flame resistant (AR/FR) jeans or pants need to meet, now for how they look and feel. Protection, style, and fit are the three important factors when it […]
September 20, 2022

Women in Power: Susan Glynn – Embracing Experiences and Challenges to Lead Ariat’s Women’s Workwear Line

As the first member of Ariat’s apparel team, Susan Glynn reflects on her 20-year career at the women-owned performance apparel brand while reminiscing on inspiration from her past that have driven her to excel in her current role as Vice President of Apparel Design and Development. Susan shares how her […]
September 14, 2022

Combustible Dust Series: Part 5 – What are the NFPA Requirements for FR Clothing?

As we learned in Part 4 of this series, both NFPA 652, Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust, and OSHA’s Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program (NEP) clearly state that flame resistant (FR) clothing is required to be worn where a combustible dust hazard has been identified. We also touched […]
September 13, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 12: CSA Z195 & Jurisdictional Regulations Governing Protective Footwear

In previous episodes of our Proud to Protect Canada series, we reviewed the safety standards and jurisdictional requirements governing arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing and we looked at high visibility safety apparel (HVSA) standards and provincial regulations. In this final episode of our series, we examine CSA […]
August 23, 2022

Combustible Dust Series: Part 4 – Is FR Clothing Needed for a Combustible Dust Hazard?

In Part 3 of this series, we learned about the specified methods to mitigate combustible dust hazards, including building design, equipment design, controlling ignition sources, and dust control measures. But what happens if, despite all mitigation efforts, a combustible dust flash fire or explosion occurs? What is the last line […]
August 17, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 11: Can a Canadian Company Buy AR / FR Clothing from an American Company?

If you’ve been following along in our Proud to Protect Canada series, you’ve heard our resident experts talk through some fundamental topics like – why wear arc-rated and flame resistant (AR/FR) clothing, what are arc flash hazards and related standards, what are flash fire hazards and related standards, and how […]
August 12, 2022

What’s New to Tyndale’s Line of Women’s Apparel?

What’s New to Tyndale’s Line of Women’s Apparel? Check Out What’s Now Available in Tyndale’s Versa Collection! To provide an enjoyable uniform experience for everyone, Tyndale continues to make strides in developing our women’s clothing line. As our markets continue to grow, we’ve made it a priority to expand our […]
August 5, 2022

Introducing Our New Vendor Partner, Dovetail Workwear!

WORKWEAR DESIGNED BY WOMEN FOR WOMEN At Tyndale, we recognize that women are a vital part of today’s workforce, and – in line with our mission to provide an enjoyable uniform experience – we are excited to introduce a new brand of women’s arc-rated flame resistant (AR / FR) apparel, […]
August 3, 2022

Introducing Front Line Fabric’s Groundbreaking Regulator™ FR Fabric

Introducing the first of its kind – fabric that keeps you warm in cool weather and cool in hot weather –the iFR Regulator™ flame resistant fabric from Front Line Fabrics (FLF) Brought to Tyndale by FLF , makers of Tyndale’s exclusive FRMC® inherent flame resistant (FR) fabrics, the new Regulator™ fabric […]
August 3, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 10: AR / FR Labeling Requirements in Canada

In previous episodes of our Proud to Protect Canada series, we reviewed the safety standards governing PPE and protective clothing related to arc flash and flash fire hazards. In Episode 3, we learned that CSA Z462, the Canadian standard governing arc flash protection, is very similar to its US counterpart, […]
July 26, 2022

Combustible Dust Series: Part 2 – What Is a Dust Hazard Analysis?

As we learned in Part 1 of this series, catastrophic flash fires and explosions can occur from the ignition of airborne dust composed of material that may not be flammable except when in the form of powder. Recognizing and understanding the potential combustibility of dust present in a facility is […]
July 20, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 9: Jurisdictional Regulations for Arc-Rated Flame Resistant (AR / FR) Clothing

Regulations for arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing vary slightly across Canada’s provinces. At their core, they align with general, federal requirements while expanding to provide additional best practices that, all together, give us a straightforward takeaway to understanding and ensuring compliance. It’s important to note that the […]
July 19, 2022

Women in Power: Candice Onraët’s Strategy for Success in the Oil and Gas Industry

Though women comprise just 22% of the utility workforce compared to 47% in other industries, we’re spotlighting the power of each individual spark to ignite change. Follow along with our Women in Power series as we celebrate and empower women leading the way in a wide range of careers where […]
July 12, 2022

Combustible Dust Series: Part 1 – How Explosive Is Combustible Dust?

In this explosive series, we turn our attention to a potentially deadly hazard prevalent in, but not limited to, manufacturing and processing industries: combustible dust. The series explains what combustible dust is, how the risks are quantified, what a dust hazard analysis entails, and how to mitigate the hazard and […]
June 24, 2022

What’s New with Tyndale’s Garment Labels?

Garment labels for all kinds of clothing are essential to ensure you’ve received the correct size and have instructions for caring for and washing the garment properly. While standard labeling for arc-rated and flame-resistant (AR / FR) clothing is equally important, we believe that labeling for garments that protect workers […]
June 21, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 8: Jurisdictional Regulations for High-Visibility Safety Apparel

Regulations for high-visibility safety apparel (HVSA) vary across Canada’s ten provinces and three territories, with nuances in the various jurisdictional or occupational requirements. What are the differences among this mixture of laws, and how do they relate to the federal HVSA requirement as well as CSA Z96, the safety standard […]
June 17, 2022

What’s the Difference Between a Test, Practice, Guide, and Specification?

Navigating your way through the language in a standard can be dizzying enough. Add the fact that there are several different types of standards and it’s easy to get a little lost. This is why we’re taking the time to share the six different types of standards under ASTM while […]
June 3, 2022

What are Heat Stress Causes, Symptoms, and Solutions?

As reported in a recent blog, OSHA has issued a National Emphasis Program (NEP) to protect workers from the dangers of heat-related illnesses. This summer, OSHA is proactively looking for violations in 70 targeted high-risk industries when a heat warning or advisory has been issued in the area. This initiative […]
June 2, 2022

What is OSHA’s New National Emphasis Program on Heat Stress?

Summer is here, and the heat is on. And for the first time ever, OSHA has issued a National Emphasis Program (NEP) to protect workers from the dangers of heat-related illnesses. This means that OSHA is prioritizing this hazard, proactively looking for violations in 70 targeted high-risk industries such as […]
May 27, 2022

How Does Tyndale Ensure Continuous Business Productivity?

How prioritizing our member’s workplace health and happiness contributes to the overall success of our business productivity. At Tyndale, we’re continuously working to raise the bar, and we’re proud of our proven history of innovation – with an unwavering focus on enhancing our customers’ experience within each unique managed program […]
May 10, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 7: What Is a Standard and How Do They Come to Fruition in Canada?

In previous episodes of our Proud to Protect Canada series, we reviewed the safety standards governing PPE and protective clothing related to arc flash and flash fire hazards and the Canadian standard governing high-visibility safety apparel. In the video below, watch Tyndale Canada Sales Director, Paul Castelli and Tyndale Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Technical, Scott […]
May 10, 2022

Women in Power: Tamara Caponegro – Insights from a Woman Who Knows PPE for Women Who Wear PPE

As Vice President of Sales at Tyndale for more than 15 years, Tamara Caponegro has had a front row seat in the industry’s progress toward better serving women in the field – and has played an active role. Hear from Tamara in her own words about her own career as […]
May 6, 2022

What are Tyndale’s Top Tips for Summertime Safety?

At long last, summer is almost here. Although we may look forward to days at the beach, outdoor events, and other fun ways to soak up the sunshine, we must also prepare for some summertime nuisances that can turn into health and safety issues if not kept in check. As […]
April 29, 2022

What do Safety Standards Say About Vented Shirts?

Summer is coming and now is the perfect time to make sure that you’re not only stocked up on lightweight and breathable arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing, but also aware of the standard updates that govern those garments such as, vented shirts. Designed to help dissipate heat, […]
April 27, 2022

Customer Spotlight: ”The key is rentals don’t work.”

Since developing and establishing Managed Apparel Programs as the industry benchmark over 40 years ago, Tyndale is now the trusted supplier of flame resistant clothing (FRC) for 5 of the top 9 Fortune 500 drilling companies in the US – and we have a 99% customer retention rate! Why do […]
April 21, 2022

Can Flame Resistance Be Washed Out of My AR/FR Clothing?

If you’ve ever wondered if the flame resistance can be washed out of your arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing, you’re in good company – this is one of the top 3 questions we receive! The short answer? Everything Tyndale sells – whether made or distributed by us […]
April 19, 2022

Women in Power: Kori Wormsbecker’s Energizing  Career as a Local Gas Representative

Kori Wormsbecker wasn’t actively seeking a career as a local gas representative until the opportunity to shadow a neighbor who worked in the field presented itself. She received a business management degree from Idaho State University, and up until her apprenticeship in 2012, Kori worked in the call center at […]
April 12, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 5: CGSB 155.20 vs. NFPA 2112

In today’s episode, we’ll look at CGSB 155.20, the Canadian standard governing workwear for protection against flash fire. In the video below, Tyndale Canada Sales Director Paul Castelli, talks to Canada Technical Advisor Sara Olsen about CGSB 155.20 and the similarities and differences between it and its US counterpart, NFPA […]
April 5, 2022

Women in Power: Sara Olsen’s Fiery Career as a Woman in the AR / FR Clothing Industry

Sara Olsen has worked in the personal protective equipment (PPE) industry for over 15 years, but it isn’t a career she set out to do. What started as an interest in knitting, fibers, and fabrics turned into an M.Sc. degree in textile and apparel science from the University of Alberta. […]
March 29, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 4: Flash Fire Hazards

In previous episodes of our Proud to Protect Canada Series, we learned about arc flash hazards and CSA Z462, the Canadian safety standard that governs arc flash. In this episode, we’ll turn our attention to another extremely dangerous type of thermal hazard: flash fire. This type of hazard is present […]
March 18, 2022

Introducing Tyndale’s Women in Power Series

Did you know that women comprise just 22% of the utility workforce compared to 47% nationwide in other industries? We set out to better understand how to support the women who are succeeding in non-traditional occupations in industries like manufacturing, construction, utilities, and oil and gas. And what better way […]
March 9, 2022

Is Your AR/FR Wardrobe Ready for Spring?

Spring, is that you starting to creep in? Warmer weather is around the corner, and not a minute too soon. Now, as the seasons start to change, is a perfect time to tackle some spring cleaning for your arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing wardrobe. Scott Margolin, Vice […]
February 22, 2022

The Results Are In! Find Out How Industry Professionals Rate Tyndale

We are proud to share the results of a recent survey Tyndale sponsored asking members of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) about their arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing programs. We wanted to learn more about their preferences regarding: Products: favorite brands, clothing options, key product […]
February 15, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 1: Why Wear AR / FR Clothing?

We’re going back to basics to answer a fundamental question, “Why wear FR?” This topic transcends borders and applies to workers exposed to thermal hazards everywhere – so it’s critical to understand. It’s true, AR / FR clothing works as the “last line of defense” in the event of an […]
February 8, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada Series: Introduction

In case you missed it, Tyndale is expanding into the Canadian market! We are eager to serve Canadian-based companies who want to take advantage of our exclusive program, which supports compliance with both Canadian and US industry safety standards. Tyndale’s new Canadian Sales Director, Paul Castelli, is leading our initiative […]
February 4, 2022

How Tyndale Minimizes the Impact of Supply Chain Challenges: Part 3 – Price

In this third and final post in the series, we share how we’ve worked to limit price increases, so you get the protective clothing you need, when you need it, at a competitive price. Let’s hear from Tyndale’s VP of Technical, Scott Margolin:   Inventory, Buying Early, and Choice As […]
January 28, 2022

How Tyndale Minimizes the Impact of Supply Chain Challenges: Part 2 – Labor

In this post and in the video below, we share how our focus on workforce retention translates to you getting what you need, when you need it! Let’s hear from Tyndale’s VP of Technical, Scott Margolin: Our People are a Core Value As Scott says, while other suppliers may be […]
January 21, 2022

How Tyndale Minimizes the Impact of Supply Chain Challenges: Part 1 – Inventory

Arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing and PPE suppliers have not been immune to supply chain disruptions leading to insufficient inventory, but some suppliers have fared better than others. Fortunately, you can choose to partner with Tyndale, a financially stable AR / FR clothing supplier that has taken […]
January 18, 2022

Top 3 Recent Changes to AR/FR Clothing Standards

As you know, the ongoing pandemic has impacted every single area of life. As a result, it is no surprise that the past two years have been relatively quiet in terms of major changes to safety standards with impact to arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing requirements. Tyndale […]
January 11, 2022

Best in Show – Our Top Products of 2021

As we look ahead to 2022, we’re also looking back at the highlights of 2021. We recently recapped our viewers’ favorite blog articles and most-watched videos this past year. But what were the most popular Tyndale products of the year? Our inventory planning experts dug into the data: Top Men’s […]
January 7, 2022

Drumroll Please…Our Top 5 Blogs & Videos of 2021

At Tyndale we’re committed to providing not only quality products and reliable service, but also in-depth education and industry leadership. We work diligently all year long to create new and engaging resources that make it easy to expand your knowledge and better protect yourself and your workers. As we look […]
December 17, 2021

OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations List for Fiscal Year 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… at least that’s how the song goes. Festivities aside, it is the perfect time to evaluate safety in your workplace and make resolutions for improvement in 2022. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced its preliminary Top 10 most frequently […]
December 3, 2021

6 Tips to Combat Cold Stress

Think cold stress is only dangerous to the person becoming affected? Think again. Cold stress can dramatically slow reaction times – leading to an industrial accident. Scott Margolin, Vice President of Technical, shares six key tips for keeping yourself and others safe this winter:   So what can you do […]
November 16, 2021

The Dangers of Improper Wear: Episode 11 – Flammable Contaminants

You’re wearing the right PPE, and you’re wearing it properly – tucked, button, layered appropriately, etc. – what can go wrong? Well, if you’re exposed to a flammable substance, and your PPE is contaminated with such a substance, you are at risk of injury in the event of an arc […]
November 9, 2021

The Dangers of Improper Wear: Episode 10 – Non-FR Hoodie Over AR/FR Clothing

If you’ve ever been tempted to reach for a non-FR hoodie to wear over your AR / FR to the jobsite on a chilly morning, you’re not alone: unfortunately, this mistake is common – especially in fall and spring, when it tends to be chilly in the morning and warms […]
November 5, 2021

What Are the Changes to ASTM F2413-18?

If the PPE you wear each day includes protective footwear, you’ve probably noticed the ASTM F2413 label in one of your safety shoes or work boots. ASTM F2413 defines minimum performance requirements for footwear to protect against various workplace hazards. Updates were made to this standard in 2018, resulting in […]
November 2, 2021

The Dangers of Improper Wear: Episode 9 – The Chimney Effect

On the jobsite, head to toe coverage is critical for complete, lifesaving protection. In Episode 4 of The Dangers of Improper Wear – Untucked AR / FR Shirts, we looked at Flash Fire and Arc Flash Safety Standards to confirm that YES, you should always tuck in your arc-rated and […]
October 22, 2021

Introducing Our Series Resource Hub

Did you catch How it’s Tested, a look behind the scenes at the protective clothing and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) your trust with your life? What about Arc Week, our week-long educational look at the world of arc flash safety, risk protection, and PPE through the lens of Discovery’s Shark […]
October 15, 2021

Tyndale’s Top 3 PPE Accessories to Combat Cold Weather and Illness

As we move toward colder weather it’s important to make sure that you have the outerwear that you need to keep you warm through the winter season. But even more, this year in particular it’s important to order your outerwear early because of the global supply and demand shock caused […]
October 7, 2021

Spicing-up the Tyndale Product Offering This Fall

We’re spicing up our product offering with new Tyndale items coming fall 2021 and early 2022. These new flame resistant (FR) clothing options enhance comfort, while offering durability, and most importantly, protection.  From jeans that fit all body types comfortably to layering options for cool weather – we’ve added one […]
September 17, 2021

How Long has Tyndale Been in Business?

On September 4, 2021, Tyndale celebrated its 40-year anniversary. Since 1981, Tyndale has supplied increasingly personalized, coordinated, and convenient arc-rated and flame resistant clothing (AR / FR) solutions to leading corporations and their employees. We are exceptionally proud of this milestone and what it means to play a key role […]
August 19, 2021

Diving Deeper: Arc Week Season 2

Arc Week is back, and better than ever. This year, we’re taking the action to new depths; throughout the week we’ll be joined by a number of industry experts, who will share their expertise with us. And, at the end of the week, they’ll all join us for an actual […]
August 13, 2021

Should Layered AR / FR Clothing Be Tucked in?

Thanks to everyone who submitted questions to be answered in our FR FAQ series. The question we’re answering today was submitted by Derek S. from Arizona. It is: Do I need to tuck in my arc-rated / flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing while wearing an AR / FR base […]
July 16, 2021

How Does Tyndale Create Flash Fire Demonstrations?

Tyndale is known for being a leading provider of AR / FR clothing. Did you know we also perform flash fire testing to ensure the FR garments we sell perform as expected under real-world conditions? In today’s FR FAQ, we explore why and how Tyndale creates flash fire demonstrations. You […]
July 13, 2021

Product Highlights from Tyndale’s Versa Collection

Looking for comfortable AND stylish arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing? Tyndale has you covered. Tyndale created the stylish and comfortable yet protective, Versa line of FR garments. Listen along as Manager of Product Development, Pam Costello, highlights some of the lines most popular garments from the line […]
June 29, 2021

Product Highlights from Tyndale’s Workwear Collection

Tyndale’s Workwear Collection offers proven products for men and women designed to deliver rugged and durable protection – great for tough working conditions. These garments are functional and professional, perfect for on the job. Listen while Pam Costello, Tyndale’s Product Development Manager, offers insight on the top selling products from […]
June 24, 2021

Have AR/FR Questions? We Have the Answers.

FR FAQ is one of our most popular email series here at Tyndale. Every Friday, we pick an unanswered question about arc-rated flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing and do deep-dive explaining topics from proper wear, best practices, safety standards, and requirements, to how your AR / FR clothing protects […]
June 22, 2021

Prep for an Above-Average Hurricane Season with AR / FR Rainwear

The NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has forecasted another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season in 2021, after increasing the number of storms considered “average” in the Atlantic basin, with a possible return of La Nina later in the 2021 season. COVID-19 continues to play a role in the global supply chain this […]
June 18, 2021

How Did Tyndale Handle COVID-19 Safety?

As part of National Safety Month, we’re highlighting a new safety topic each Friday in June. There was one safety topic that remained front and center over the course of the past year – you guessed it, arc-rated (AR) and flame resistant clothing (FRC) safety. As COVID-19 unfolded, everyone entered […]
June 11, 2021

How has OSHA Advanced Worker Safety for 50 Years?

Formed in 1971, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has drastically reduced fatalities, injuries, and illnesses of American workers in the workplace. We’re leveraging the expertise of our arc-flash and flash fire subject matter expert, Scott Margolin, to review how OSHA has supported the industries affected by arc-flash and […]
May 21, 2021

Do High-Visibility Garments Attract Bees?

After months of cold weather, we’re turning a corner. The warmer weather brings sun and fun, but also insects, specifically bees. Today, let’s join Tyndale’s Vice President of Technical, Scott Margolin as he answers the important question: do high-visibility garments attract bees? First, let’s dive into how bees operate. While […]
May 18, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 17 – Why Footwear Testing Matters

We’re getting into the nitty gritty of testing to explain how protective footwear is tested! You’ll first need to know which two standards govern protective footwear. These standards are ASTM F2412, Standard Test Methods for Foot Protection and ASTM F2413, Standard Specification for Performance Requirements for Protective (Safety) Toe Cap […]
May 11, 2021

How it’s Tested: Episode 16 – ANSI 107 and High-Visibility Garments

High-visibility AR / FR clothing is an important category of personal protective equipment (PPE) because it not only protects you from arc flash and/or flash fire hazards but it enhances your visibility as you perform important job functions. This is particularly important in low-light and/or high-traffic areas. ANSI/ISEA 107 provides […]
May 7, 2021

Does AR / FR Clothing Contribute to Heat Stress?

Summer is right around the corner, which means the heat is coming! With warmer weather comes questions around heat-related illnesses and whether or not wearing arc-rated and flame-resistant (AR / FR) protective apparel contributes to heat stress. What is heat stress? Heat stress occurs after you’ve been exposed to high […]
April 30, 2021

What Predicts Comfort in a Garment?

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to make accurate predictions for the things that matter most? Tyndale can’t give you the winning lottery numbers but we can tell you exactly how to best predict comfort in your arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) garments, which leads to other […]
April 20, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 15 – Fabric Color Tests

So far, our How It’s Tested series has covered everything from critical tests related to the protective qualities of arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) garments, to why you should care about the tests your garments pass. Now, we’re diving into some topics that you might be less familiar […]
April 16, 2021

Which Standards Should My FR Rainwear Pass?

If you’re specifying or purchasing arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) rainwear, it’s critical that you know which standards are used to make compliance claims. Tyndale strongly recommends against accepting or purchasing FR rainwear that is only using ASTM D6413, the vertical flame test, to make those claims. Which […]
April 15, 2021

Celebrating 5 Years as a Top Workplace

If your reaction to the last year was “one star, do not recommend,” you’re certainly not alone. That is why we’re especially humbled to have received a FIVE STAR rating from our employee “members” as one of the Philadelphia area’s “Best Places to Work” – for the fifth year in […]
April 9, 2021

What are the Lightest Weight CAT 2 Button-up Shirts?

If you’ve ever been in the market for a comfortable, light-weight, CAT 2 / NFPA 2112 button-up shirt, you know that historically, finding this item has been tricky. There are plenty of options which meet most of these parameters, but are they comfortable? Would it be a shirt you look […]
April 2, 2021

What Does OSHA Say About Home vs. Industrial Laundry?

As you may know, there two main program types when it comes to obtaining arc rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing – Managed Direct Purchase with Home Laundry and Uniform Rental with Industrial Laundry. When you have one supplier telling you that their program is the best and […]
March 23, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 11 – The “Other” NFPA 2112 Tests

If you’ve been following our How it’s Tested series, you’re aware of the four (4) main NFPA 2112 tests. But, did you know there are a dozen other tests that help determine garment performance? Today we’re diving into some of these other tests, and explaining why they are so important. […]
March 19, 2021

How Do I Know My FRC is Free of Harsh Chemicals?

A lot goes into making arc rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) garments, as you may have gathered after watching our How It’s Made series. And rightfully so – AR / FR clothing is your last line of defense, protecting you from injury in the event of an arc […]
March 16, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 10 – The Pass/Fail Tests in NFPA 2112

We’re breaking down the various tests in NFPA 2112 for flash fire protection. Now that we’ve taken a closer look at “the Manikin Test” (ASTM F1930) – the most well-known of the tests, we’re turning our attention to the other three main fabric tests in the standard. Scott Margolin, Vice […]
March 12, 2021

What’s Better: Coveralls vs. Shirts and Pants

As “the last line of defense” in the event of an arc flash or flash fire – when all other safety measures have been unsuccessful in preventing an incident – the arc rated flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing you decide to wear is critical to your safety on the […]
March 9, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 9 – ASTM F1930, The Flash Fire Manikin Test

In any environment where you’re at risk of being exposed to a flash fire, you must always stay alert. Keeping aware of your environment, and knowing the flash fire protection standards can save your life in the event of a flash fire. If you work alongside the risk of a flash […]
March 5, 2021

What’s Best for AR / FR Clothing: Metal or Plastic Zippers?

As you get dressed for work, you look down and notice a zipper on your arc rated flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing. You wonder, is this safe? Should it be metal? Or, plastic? The answer is fairly simple. Metal and plastic zippers are safe to be on AR / […]
March 2, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 8 – The Basics of NFPA 2112

If you’re working in an environment where you are at risk of being exposed to a flash fire (a sudden, intense fire which is short in duration but severe in potential danger) you should be aware of the flash fire protection standards set in place to keep workers safe. NFPA […]
February 23, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 7 – ASTM F1959, The Arc Rating Test

As we learned in previous How It’s Tested episodes, ASTM F1506 establishes minimum performance requirements for flame resistance, arc rating, and mechanical durability, using two main tests and a series of smaller test to identify fabrics that comply. In this post, we’re concentrating on one of the two main tests […]
February 19, 2021

Do AR / FR Shirts Need to be Tucked in?

If you’re required to wear arc-rated or flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing, the first step in protecting yourself is making sure you’re wearing the clothing properly. It’s important to note that aside from risking your safety by not wearing AR / FR correctly, you are also out of compliance […]
February 16, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 6 – ASTM F2621, The Half Manikin Test

Welcome to a new episode in our How It’s Tested series. Last week, we put a lens on the ASTM F1506 mechanical tests which are used to ensure fabric has the strength it needs to reliably deliver the arc flash protection you trust with your life. Today’s episode focuses on […]
February 9, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 5 – ASTM F1506, Part 2: The “Gut Check” for AR Clothing

If you work alongside an arc flash hazard each day, you’ve got guts. Your electric arc protection should too! That’s where ASTM F1506 comes in: it identifies arc-rated flame resistant (AR / FR) fabrics with the right performance properties to be worn for arc flash protection. In our last post […]
February 2, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 4 – ASTM F1506, Part 1: The Big Two Tests for Arc Protection

One of the main standards for arc flash-protective clothing is ASTM F1506, Standard Performance Specification for Flame Resistant and Electric Arc Rated Protective Clothing Worn by Workers Exposed to Flames and Electric Arcs. But don’t be distracted by its long formal name. Known more commonly as “the Arc Standard” or […]
January 29, 2021

How Does Tyndale Keep up with Supply During COVID-19?

Despite the digits in COVID-19, it unfortunately remains a hot topic as we settle into this new year. If your company is looking to evaluate your current or a potential arc rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing supplier anytime soon, it’s vital to ask questions that effectively evaluate […]
January 26, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 3 – OEKO-TEX® 100 (What is it and why should you care?)

OEKO-TEX® 100 is the preeminent standard for determining if fabrics and textiles contain unsafe chemicals, and passing OEKO-TEX 100 delivers assurance to wearers that any chemicals that are present in the clothing they’re wearing are well within the established safe thresholds. Rest assured, all fabric used to manufacture your Tyndale […]
January 22, 2021

Where is My Tyndale Order?

Receiving items through the mail, or parcel delivery services has increased exponentially over the past few years. Last year alone, Americans received 12.5 billion tons of goods purchased online. It is now common to expect your shipment immediately with some online sites offering 2-day shipping. With this speed becoming the […]
January 19, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 2 – The Vertical Flame Test, Straight Up

The Vertical Flame Test, ASTM D6413, determines whether a fabric is flame resistant or not, which makes it the test when it comes to arc rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) apparel. It’s important to note that there are other “flame resistance” tests in the market but ASTM D6413 […]
January 15, 2021

How Tyndale Ensures Consistent Sizing

Have you ever bought two of the same shirts, only to find one fits slightly different than the other? That is a quality assurance issue. At Tyndale our biggest goal is your satisfaction; we take our quality assurance measures very seriously and work hard to make sure you don’t experience […]
January 12, 2021

How It’s Tested: Episode 1 – The Hierarchy of Safety Standards

There are many AR/FR standards, each directing key guidelines for safety. Understanding how they work together to inform and support employee safety is important. Collectively, the testing standards as a whole resemble a pyramid, starting at the top with standards from OSHA. Join us as we break down the hierarchy […]
January 8, 2021

FRC: How It’s Tested – All Things Testing

You trust your arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing with your life, and for good reason: AR / FR from qualified suppliers like Tyndale undergoes rigorous testing to ensure it will perform as expected in the event of an arc flash or flash fire. But what are the […]
December 18, 2020

Uniform Look in Rental vs. Purchase Program – What’s the Difference?

By definition, “uniform” means consistent, alike, and orderly. If your company requires a “uniform look” in their arc rated flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing program, can they still offer choice? “Choice,” by definition, means variety, option, and preference. So, how can companies take advantage of the power of choice […]
December 4, 2020

How Do I Know When My AR / FR Garment is Worn Out?

Disclosure: This blog post, originally published in 2020, was updated in 2023. For your safety, it’s important to repair or replace your arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing when it develops noticeable damage. But how do you know when your AR / FR garment is worn out? Do a […]
November 20, 2020

What is Tyndale Doing to Better Serve Women?

At Tyndale, our mission is to provide an enjoyable uniform experience, by supplying increasingly personalized, coordinated, and convenient arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) solutions to leading corporations and their employees. We are dedicated to ensuring all workers have the comfortable, quality AR / FR clothing they need to […]
November 17, 2020

How It’s Made: From Start to Finish – FRC Design, Patternmaking, and Manufacturing Explained

Now that we’ve seen how arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) fibers are generated, then spun yarn and woven into fabric, and how arc and flame resistance are imparted along the way, you may be wondering: how is fabric made into the finished garment I’m wearing today? The process […]
November 13, 2020

How Tyndale Reimagined the 360° Experience

Tyndale is dedicated to providing an enjoyable uniform experience, and our Tyndale 360° service is an important part of that mission. This unique event makes it easy to transition into a Tyndale managed program, familiarizing workers with the program details and functionality, providing important educational information about arc-rated and flame […]
November 11, 2020

How It’s Made: How FRC is Engineered to Keep You Safe

So far in FRC: How it’s Made, we’ve seen how fibers are generated, then spun into yarn and woven into fabric. But what is the process to impart arc and flame resistance? Scott Margolin, Vice President of Technical, delves into the process – explaining the difference between inherent and treated […]
November 10, 2020

Tyndale’s COVID-19 Resources Reminder

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we must remain vigilant and remember to follow all procedures and recommendations to help reduce the spread of the virus. As we’ve all had to deal with these restrictions for months, it’s easy to forget or become lax in our approach to enhanced safety protocols. […]
November 3, 2020

How It’s Made: How to Make AR / FR Fabric in Three (3) Steps

This is the first post in our series, FRC: How Its Made. In this post we’ll make our way through the fiber generation, yarn spinning, and fabric weaving processes to see how fibers are transformed into fabric that’s used to make arc-rated and flame resistant clothing (known as “AR / […]
October 30, 2020

Tyndale Presents – FRC: How It’s Made

It’s easy to take everyday essentials for granted – even clothes! For those who wear arc-rated and flame resistant clothing (known as “AR / FR clothing” or simply “FRC”) on the job, the garments you put on every day protect you from injury – and are the last line of […]
October 16, 2020

How Do I Order the Right Size?

When shopping online, choosing the right size can sometimes feel intimidating. Luckily, Tyndale makes it easy! It’s also stress-free: if you receive an item that doesn’t fit properly, our no-charge online process makes it simple to return. Scott Margolin, Vice President of Technical, explains how to find the right size: […]
October 15, 2020

New FRC Options Available from Every Tyndale Collection

Workers can count on Tyndale’s flame resistant clothing (FRC) Collections to provide the protection and comfort they need with the Made in USA quality they deserve. This fall we’ve enhanced each of our Collections with new items. From contemporary, fashion forward garments to tried-and true classic casual staples, and durable […]
September 29, 2020

COVID-19 Risk Assessment with Changing Weather

It’s official, the fall season is upon us! The change in season brings shorter days, cooler temperatures, and more indoor activities. Although we’ve previously covered COVID-19 risk assessment, as we move indoors, different risk factors should be considered. Scientists and medical professionals continue to learn more and more about the […]
September 15, 2020

Are AR/FR COVID-19 Face Masks Considered PPE? – Part 2

The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated our 2020 news cycle. Wearing face masks has been proven the most effective method to significantly reduce spread of the virus. Recently, non-FR neck gaiters and balaclavas have been questioned by several studies for their effectiveness at preventing spread. One study cited appeared to claim […]
September 11, 2020

Standards Update – What’s New in 2020?

From “breaking news” to “coming soon,” Tyndale shares the latest updates (and expected updates) to main industry standards related to arc rated flame resistant (AR / FR) apparel. Watch our video below, featuring Tyndale’s Vice President of Technical, Scott Margolin, or read on to learn more. Updates to NFPA 2112, […]
September 3, 2020

Where Are Tyndale-Brand Products Made?

As a USA-based safety company we pride ourselves on manufacturing the highest quality products for workers in essential industries exposed to hazards and require arc rated flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing on the job. Tyndale goes the extra mile to manufacture garments that the American workforce is proud to […]
August 28, 2020

Do My AR/FR Garments Offer UV Protection?

Many people think of sun protection only when headed to the beach or pool. But if you work outside, you don’t have that luxury. You’ve seen firsthand the effects of inadequate sun protection, and chances are you’ve made sun protection an important part of your safety routine. Do the arc-rated […]
August 21, 2020

How Do I Know What AR/FR Rainwear Is Right For Me?

The NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has forecasted another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season in 2021, after increasing the number of storms considered “average” in the Atlantic basin, with a possible return of La Nina later in the 2021 season. COVID-19 continues to play a role in the global supply chain this […]
August 18, 2020

Don’t Wait to Order Outerwear – The Time is Now!

Don’t Wait to Order Outerwear – The Time is Now! With so many uncertainties in our world right now, a new mindset of preparedness has emerged. People are doing their best to be ready for whatever the future holds. One way to do that is by purchasing arc rated flame […]
July 31, 2020

What is the Tyndale 360° Experience?

When entering a new clothing program, your workers may have reservations about the new garments they will be required to wear. Will they like the selection? Are the garments high-quality? Will these new garments fit well, and what is the sizing like? That is why Tyndale managed programs include a […]
July 29, 2020

Lotions, Oils and Sprays – Oh My!

Updated April 8, 2022 With summer weather comes the need to protect workers from seasonal hazards like sun exposure and disease-carrying biting insects. But when arc flash or flash fire is a risk, it’s important to think twice before reaching for the products you may use off-the-clock; unfortunately, some are […]
July 27, 2020

Uniform Rental vs. Ownership: Service Issues in a Rental Program

If you’re considering entering into a rental agreement for arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing, beware: uniform rental with industrial laundry programs often result in service issues that directly affect the company and employees required to wear the uniforms. This blog post exposes the truth behind three key […]
July 20, 2020

Understanding the Difference Between NFPA® 2112 & 2113 Standards

Two safety standards well-known in the Flame Resistant (FR) clothing industry are NFPA® 2112 and NFPA® 2113. While you may have heard of them, most important is understanding the difference between the two. NFPA 2112 specifies performance requirements of the FR fabrics, while NFPA® 2113 is a companion standard to […]
July 15, 2020

FRC Suppliers During the COVID-19 Crisis – Supply Chain

Breakdowns in supply chains can have a critical impact on your operational capacity. Almost every product we purchase comes to us through a supply chain supported by multiple vendors. If one of these businesses has an issue during a crisis, the entire supply chain can be affected, and products can […]
July 13, 2020

What Should I Look For In AR/FR Rainwear?

This is the final post in a three-part series examining the 2020 hurricane season and the importance of  protecting workers with the right AR / FR rainwear promptly – particularly as COVID-19 has impacted supply levels. Review the season projections in our first post, and explore quality products and service […]
July 8, 2020

FRC Suppliers During the COVID-19 Crisis – Is Your Supplier Financially Stable?

Because of COVID-19 and the ensuing economic losses, businesses have endured changes to how they operate, how they manage their workforce, and have needed to re-evaluate budgets and revenue streams which drastically changed over only a few short months. Financial stability is a key issue facing FRC providers, so how […]
July 6, 2020

AR/FR Rainwear You Can Trust for Hurricane Season

This is the second post in a three-part series examining the importance of protecting workers with the right AR / FR rainwear during the 2020 hurricane season particularly as COVID-19 has impacted supply levels. Review the season projections in our first post, and look out for our next post to […]
July 2, 2020

Is it Safe to Disinfect Using Bleach Around FR Clothing?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought cleaning and sanitation to the forefront of our minds, both at home and work. First and foremost, liquid chlorine bleach is prohibited from use on all flame resistant and arc rated fabrics and apparel in common use in the USA today. Neither Tyndale nor fabric manufacturers […]
July 1, 2020

FRC Suppliers During the COVID-19 Crisis – Safety

Last week we introduced our five-part blog series, FRC Suppliers During the COVID-19 Crisis. This series gives you resources critical to evaluating your FRC supplier to ensure you have access to the services and products to function most efficiently – particularly during a crisis. Because of COVID-19, there have been […]
June 29, 2020

How to Get Ahead of Hurricane Season

The NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has forecasted another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season in 2021, after increasing the number of storms considered “average” in the Atlantic basin, with a possible return of La Nina later in the 2021 season. COVID-19 continues to play a role in the global supply chain this […]
June 26, 2020

FRC Safety During COVID-19: Do Industry Standards Incorporate FR Face Masks?

Emergent Standard Updates Present a Path to ASTM- and NFPA-compliance for Face Masks Normal life today looks a bit different than it did a few short months ago, as face masks have become an important way to curb the spread of COVID-19. Correspondingly, as utility, energy infrastructure, and other vital […]