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 Post subject: Non-melting clothing
PostPosted: Mon May 12, 2014 8:07 am 
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Our company in the past 2 years has implemented an electrical safety and control of hazardous energy program for employees world-wide. Our daily work-wear clothing minimum requirement is non-melting clothing, except in US and Canada for which our AFHA's determine minimum PPE requirements. Unfortunately, many countries have yet to recognize arc flash is a real threat to people and arc flash isn't isolated to just North America. (Good news is they are beginning to wake up!)

As the implementation project manager I have not been able to find non-melting clothing for our Chinese colleagues that can be sourced in China. We can get clothing items from other countries but at a higher costs, shipping delays, etc.

Anyone have any experience in this area or have any suggestions?


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 Post subject: Re: Non-melting clothing
PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 12:08 pm 
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If the requirement is not for FR clothing, but only for non-melting, you should be able to find suitable cotton, wool, rayon or silk clothing sourced in China. Fabric weight should be at least 4.5 oz/yd┬▓.


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