AR/FR Workwear Fast Facts

This comprehensive guide provides essential information about Arc-Rated (AR) and Flame-Resistant (FR) clothing, crucial for mitigating burn risks from thermal incidents in various industrial sectors.

In AR/FR Workwear: Fast Facts, you will learn about:

  • The importance of AR/FR clothing in reducing the severity of burns and preventing internal injuries, such as lung and airway damage.
  • The four degrees of burns, from first-degree (superficial) to fourth-degree (most severe), and how AR/FR clothing can help minimize these injuries.
  • The industries that require AR/FR clothing, including oil and gas, electric power utilities, metallurgy, mining, paper and pulp, food processing, and paint industries.
  • The costly, debilitating, and potentially fatal consequences of burn injuries.

The guide also provides:

  • Detailed insights into flash fires and combustible dust, two common hazards in many industries, along with prevention strategies.
  • A cheat sheet on various standards and tests related to AR/FR clothing, such as NFPA 70E, ASTM F1506, NFPA 2112, and ASTM F2733.
  • Information on PPE category ratings and the corresponding arc-rated clothing requirements.

This guide is a must-read for safety managers, supervisors, and workers in industries where thermal incidents are a risk. Equip yourself with the knowledge to stay safe and protect your team.

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