Industrial Supply Blog

What Puts the “FR” in FR Clothing?

Mar 20, 2018 12:17:13 PM   FR Clothing   0 Comments

The sun has barely started to peer over the horizon when one of Casper’s dozens of hardworking linemen awakens to begin his day. Once at work, he views his work orders and realizes that he and his team are being called out to address a power outage in another region. He knows he must already endure ...

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Top 10 Insane Fire-Related Incidents in the Last Decade

Mar 13, 2018 12:30:00 PM   Oil drilling safety, FR Clothing   0 Comments

  We know you’ve seen the statistics before. You know, those “Debbie Downer” lists that OSHA puts out each year about the most costly and horrific occupational incidents. From struck-by incidents and work-related falls to explosions and arc flash fires, sometimes it seems like OSHA just wants to ...

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FR Clothing: The Highest-Rated Picks of 2017

Mar 6, 2018 12:30:00 PM   FR Clothing   0 Comments

Spring has almost sprung (although it may not seem like it in Wyoming). That’s right - the first day of spring technically falls on March 20th. So, that means new fashion styles, materials, and designs. We want you to stay up-to-date on the hottest trends of the season. So, consider this your ...

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How to Wash and Maintain FR Clothing

Feb 27, 2018 2:44:12 PM   FR Clothing   0 Comments

FR clothing is an important part of your company’s safety program. These garments help to protect your employees. Many industries now use FR clothing as standard PPE. As a result, the number of workplace burn injuries has gone down. But in order for FR clothing to work properly, it has to be well ...

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Staying Warm with FR Insulated Coveralls

Feb 20, 2018 9:30:00 AM   FR Clothing   0 Comments

Did you know you can get FR coveralls that are insulated? This type of FR clothing is great for employees who work outdoors - for example, oilfield workers. These employees face harsh working conditions on a daily basis. They’re surrounded by big equipment and lots of hazards. That’s no secret. ...

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Using FR Face Masks in the Oil and Gas Industry

Feb 13, 2018 10:30:00 AM   FR Clothing, Oil and gas   0 Comments

Far too many workers are killed every year in the oil and gas industry. Fires and explosions often cause these unfortunate deaths. There were 80 fire-related fatalities between 2006 and 2010. Luckily, those numbers have started to decline. Between 2010 and 2015, there were only 9 deaths reported.

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Kindness starts with us: His Hands, His Feet

Feb 12, 2018 1:41:47 PM   Community Moment   0 Comments

I received a call from a family friend, Jeremy, who was in the US army in Amman Jordan building towers to protect our borders.  He asked if RMI had any safety supplies we could send over to him to give to 24 soldiers of the Jordanian army he had befriended.  The Jordanian soldiers were stationed ...

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High Visibility FR Clothing for the Oil and Gas Industry

Feb 7, 2018 3:30:10 PM   FR Clothing   0 Comments

Oil and gas work may involve many hazardous activities. It’s a dangerous industry to work in. It’s important to recognize and control the hazards as much as possible. So, what are some of the major safety concerns for working in this industry? There’s high risk of exposure to struck-by and ...

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Staying Warm with FR Jackets and Coats

Jan 30, 2018 11:47:33 AM   FR Clothing   0 Comments

Many organizations now require FR clothing as part of an employee’s standard uniform. They’re beginning to realize how often their employees need that kind of protection. Workers in these organizations wear coveralls on a daily basis. But what about when they have to work outdoors? That’s where FR ...

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FR Clothing Options That Are Lightweight and Comfortable

Jan 23, 2018 10:07:58 AM   FR Clothing, Oil and gas   0 Comments

FR clothing is an essential part of an employee’s uniform. But, employees will sometimes resist wearing it. They don’t like having to wear thick, heavy layers over their clothing. That’s understandable. But these days, FR clothing comes in a variety of styles and options.

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