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Demystifying Flame Resistant Claims -- An Ergodyne Webinar

When

4/22/15 12:00 pm to 4/22/15 1:00 pm CDT

Event Description

Watch the archived presentation below.

An estimated 10 arc flash accidents happen every day in the U.S., with more than 3,600 disabling electrical-contact injuries each year.* Employers are required by OSHA to assess the risks in their workplace and select appropriate PPE, including clothing to protect their workers. Education and compliance are imperative to keeping workers safe – but what are the critical things to look for and understand to ensure the utmost in protection and compliance? Tune into the "Demystifying Flame Resistant Claims" webinar to learn more about:

  • The risks associated with arc flash and flash fire
  • Proper PPE to protect workers from these risks
  • Standards and compliance regulations associated with FR PPE
  • Labeling education
  • Proper care for FR PPE garments

*According to data from National Fire Protection Association, the National Safety Council and the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Presenter

Angela Pitsch joined Ergodyne in 2015 as Product Manager of the Elements pillar. Pitsch has more than 15 years of product management and product development experience in apparel, accessories and home décor products and has worked in various channels of distribution including retail, manufacturing and, most recently, the industrial laundry channel. Pitsch is knowledgeable on the basics of FR, including FR personal protective equipment, industry hazards, FR labeling, and industry regulations and standards.


Moderator

Kyle W. Morrison covers occupational safety and workplace safety regulation as senior associate editor for Safety+Health magazine.