Industrial Supply Blog

What's the Difference Between Treated FR Winter Liners & True FR Winter Liners?

Dec 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM   FR Clothing, PPE   2 Comments

Working in dangerous conditions requires specialized clothing and accessories designed to protect workers from occupational hazards. In cases where the risk of explosions or fire are heightened, especially in the oil and gas industry, what you put on your body matters. Work in the oilfields is so ...

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Understanding the ANSI/ISEA 138 Standard and Its Impact on Hand Protection

Nov 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM   PPE, hand protection, gloves   4 Comments

For years, workers have had no choice but to take chances with their safety glove selection with regards to back-of-the-hand and finger protection. When it comes to protection from cold, punctures, chemical exposure or lacerations, there are numerous options that offer workers peace of mind when ...

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Occupational Safety & PPE Solutions for the Most Common Cold Weather Hazards

Oct 17, 2019 9:30:00 AM   PPE   1 Comment

The temperatures are cooling down while daylight hours are slowly slipping away into the dark, cold night. Winter is here and for many, it symbolizes the start of the holiday season — full of cheer and goodwill towards men and women. For industrial workers however, the colder weather means ...

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Avoid These Flammable Fabrics Under Your Flame-Resistant Clothing

Oct 23, 2018 2:00:00 PM   FR Clothing, PPE   6 Comments

If you work with the potential for extreme dangers like arc flash or flash fire, you should know the importance of flame-resistant (FR) clothing.  It protects us from fire-related hazards that could otherwise result in burns and other painful injuries.One common question workers have is whether or ...

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Flame-Resistant vs. Flame-Retardant Clothing: Why Fabric Matters.

Oct 2, 2018 1:00:19 PM   FR Clothing, PPE   88 Comments

  Do you have to wear flame-resistant clothing for your job? Most people in the oil and gas industry do, including contractors and service technicians. Even if flame-resistant (FR) clothing is something you only need for specific task, you may want to consider wearing it at all times.

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What Can Hard Hats Protect Against?

Sep 26, 2018 1:30:00 PM   PPE, Hardhat   2 Comments

Do you work in a dangerous industry? If you work in maintenance, construction or the oil and gas industry, then your answer should definitely be yes.

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