Hugh Hoagland Presents: Standards Updates Affecting Flame, Arc, and High-Visibility Clothing for 2017

The webinar will explore proposed changes in NFPA 70E, NFPA 2112, ANSI/ISEA 107 and a new arc flash protection standard for multi-material protector gloves. These proposed changes could change PPE purchasing specifications and buying patterns for garments, gloves and other PPE affecting electrical workers and petrochemical workers.

Speaker:

Hugh Hoagland, is one of the most active trainers and researchers in electric arc protection. His NFPA 70E and OSHA 1910.269/NESC Training Programs are used by many Fortune 500 companies and governmental agencies including Alcoa, GM, Toyota, Bechtel, DOE, and hundreds of electric utilities. Hugh has performed and developed testing (by original research and participation in ASTM, NFPA, ANSI, CSA, IEC and ISO standards groups) for the electric arc since 1994 and has performed over 50,000 electric arc tests. Hugh’s publications are numerous in IEEE and safety magazines and he helped invent many arc rated materials used today. Hugh serves as an expert witness and performs accident investigations.

Sponsors:

Cintas is the largest provider of managed flame resistant clothing (FRC) programs. Over half a million wearers get Ready for the Workday® with FRC from Cintas - making us the most trusted source to equip companies with FRC in North America. With our professional commitment and diverse options, Cintas offers FRC products from manufacturers who engineer them to be more durable, comfortable and lighter than any other garments of their type. www.cintas-corp.com/flameresistantclothing

Workrite Uniform Company is a business-to-business affiliate of Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company (“Dickies”), a global workwear brand. Founded in 1973, Workrite Uniform is an ISO 9001:2008-certified company that is focused on the development and manufacturing of flame-resistant clothing for industries throughout North America. Workrite Uniform offers four top-quality brands, Workrite® FR, Workrite® FR Fire Service, Dickies® FR and Walls® FR. www.workrite.com

Duration: 1 Hour

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