FR Clothing | Flame Resistant Clothing
Safety Supply America offers a wide selection of FR clothing online. As a leading online retailer of flame resistant clothing, Safety Supply America carries many different types of FR clothing in a variety of colors and sizes. Safety Supply America offers flame resistant clothing that adheres to the standards of several industries. Not all FR clothing has the same rating. Therefore, it is important to check the rating of each article of FR clothing before purchasing.
- Safety Supply America offers FR clothing that meets the NFPA 70E HRC1 through HRC4 standards established for the electrical industry. The HRC rating of each article of FR clothing is listed in its product description.
- Safety Supply America offers some FR clothing that meets oil and gas industry standards set forth in the OSHA 1910 memo. Contact Safety Supply America for more information.
Flame resistant coveralls sold by Safety Supply America are made from FR cotton, FR cotton blend, or Nomex fabric. FR coveralls are available in a variety of colors, styles, and sizes. Common options include the number of pockets and side vent openings. Safety Supply America offers flame resistant coveralls designed for both men and women. Most of the FR coveralls can be customized with company logos and personal names.
Safety Supply America offers flame resistant jackets in several different types of fabric. Patrons can choose from a wide selection of FR jacket styles. These styles include flame resistant bomber jackets, flame resistant parkas, and hooded FR jackets. Safety Supply America also carries a wide selection of flame resistant jacket liners and vests.
Safety Supply America offers a selection of comfortable flame resistant pants available in three fabrics: FR cotton, FR Nomex, and FR denim. All FR pants are machine washable and feature large pockets that can hold both personal and work related items.
Safety Supply America offers a large selection of FR cotton, FR Nomex, and FR high visibility shirts. FR shirts are available in both long and short sleeve styles. All flame resistant shirts can be customized with personal names and company logos.
FR Clothing Accessories
Safety Supply America offers a complete line of flame resistant clothing accessories that include flame resistant hard hat liners, flame resistant baseball and knit caps, and flame resistant insulated hoods and bandanas. These items are made from a variety of FR fabrics. Many of the FR clothing accessories are machine washable.
When is FR Clothing Used?
Flame resistant clothing is used by same thing workers performing work at hazardous jobsites or those working with hazardous items. Standards have been implemented, calling for the use of FR clothing in the oil and gas, chemical, hazardous material, and electrical industries.
Electrical Industry FR Clothing Standards
The electrical industry has adopted the NFPA 70E standard HRC rating system. The rating system determines the protection standards required for electrical workers at a jobsite. HRC stands for Hazard Risk Category. It is governed by a number scale ranging from 1 to 4, with HRC 1 representing the least danger, and HRC 4, the most danger.
HRC levels for FR clothing are determined by the minimum amount of calories per square centimeter (ATPV or Cal/cm2) a flame resistant garment must pass through to create a 50% probability of a 2nd or 3rd degree burn occurring. Safety Supply America offers flame resistant clothing that meets the standards of all HRC levels, from the least hazardous HRC 1 to the most hazardous HRC 4.
Oil and Gas Industry FR Clothing Standards
Safety Supply America also provides flame resistant clothing that complies with the new memorandum issued by OSHA (OSHA 1910). This memorandum stipulates that FR clothing must be worn by employees drilling for oil and gas. The guidelines are outlined by the NFPA 2112 standard. Under this standard, minimum design, performance, testing, and certification for flame resistant clothing have been implemented. Workers must wear FR clothing at all times when working in areas in which flammable gases, vapors, and combustible dusts might be present.