According to NFPA 70E section 130.7 (C) (12) (a), layering of non-melting flammable garments is permitted to be worn under FR garments for added protection. However, the system arc rating of the innermost FR layer must be sufficient to prevent breakopen and ignition of the flammable under layer. If Table 130.7 (C) (9) is used […]
Back in January, we announced our launch of iQ Series, a revolutionary product line that delivers superior comfort through fabric and design innovation — without compromising the trust and safety of its wearers. Read the announcement here: The Future Of FR Is Here We’ve seen a huge amount of interest and excitement regarding iQ Series. […]
Got Questions about OSHA 1910.269 and how it pertains to FR/AR Clothing? We’ve got Answers! Click the link below to view our Q&A: Bulwark OSHA 1910.269 Q&A
Our VP, Chris Holcombe, spoke with Creative Safety Publishing recently about our new iQ Series products. “Hot. Heavy. Stiff. Itchy. If you’ve worn flame resistant clothing, you know what it feels like. But that’s all changing.” Click here to listen to the full interview.
Hot. Heavy. Stiff. Itchy. Anyone who has worn a flame-resistant (FR) garment might use the four adjectives above to describe the experience of wearing such apparel. However, for many workers throughout the oil and gas value chain, uncomfortable FR apparel is a necessary burden in order to protect oneself from flash fire hazards on the […]