Spray Safe: The Rules For Insect Repellent And FR Clothing

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With every new bug season, come swarms of new questions as to how to properly use insect repellent while wearing FR garments. Here are Bulwark’s “do and don’t” details. Make that, DEETails. DEET is the active ingredient in many well known, and often used, insect repellents (liquids, lotions, sprays, wristbands, etc.). It is used to […]

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OSHA Revises 1910.269 Compliance Dates

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In April of 2014, OSHA revised CFR 1910.269 mandating that certain employers must provide their employees with protective clothing that will not melt, drip, or ignite and that will not contribute to injury. Given the challenges the market is having adapting to this sizable regulatory shift, OSHA has released new 2015 compliance milestones. Even though […]

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OSHA 1910.269: Are You         Regulation Ready?

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It’s a New Year. And with it comes a new update to two OSHA regulations that experts say will save nearly 20 lives, prevent 118 serious injuries, and result in monetized benefits of $179 million annually: 29 CFR 1910.269 and 29 CFR Part 1926, Subpart V. As the world leader in flame resistant apparel, training […]

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Layering and Undergarments

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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 […]

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Lineman’s Rodeo Round-up

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This year’s International Lineman’s Rodeo was marked by the largest attendance in the event’s history. And amidst the masses, Bulwark was there supporting and saluting, competing and connecting, oh – and throwing down the best ribs EVER! Special thanks to Team Ameren for competing so fiercely while wearing our Bulwark iQ Series™ Comfort Knit Henleys […]

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