When it comes to purchasing FR clothing there are numerous factors to consider related to maximizing worker safety, while minimizing cost. Having a handle on how to properly purchase FR clothing will impact your company image, organizational compliance standards, safety culture, revenue, proper budget creation and business continuity. Do you know enough to make an informed FR buying decision? We tested our members' FR knowledge in a quick 10-question quiz.
As the summer months and increased temperatures roll in, companies often try to balance their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Flame Resistant Clothing (FRC) strategies with the overall comfort of their employees. However, this desire to decrease heat stress in the warmer months can lead to increased risks when safety protocols are not followed as closely as necessary. For example, when employees do not wear appropriate FRC or PPE, or do not wear every item in order to stay cool. So, how do companies make sure employees stay safe in hot temperatures? By understanding the risks that are out there, and creating a strong partnership with industry experts.