This is the fourth post in a six-part series on the power of choice in your arc-rated flame resistant (FR) clothing and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) programs. This post focuses on increased access to clothing innovation and why it’s one of the top reasons cited by safety managers for moving to a managed choice program. Stay tuned for additional posts in this series on increases morale and cost reduction through a choice program.
We live in a time of continuous innovation, with fierce competition to offer the next best thing. In a retail setting, consumers have access to a wide range of products, with broad choice based on personal preference. Why should this experience be any different in FR clothing or PPE programs? Good news – it doesn’t have to be! Read more
This is the third post in a six-part series on the power of choice in your arc-rated flame resistant (FR) clothing and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) programs. This post focuses on comfort and why it’s one of the top reasons cited by safety managers for moving to a managed choice program. Stay tuned for additional posts in this series on increased access to innovations, increases morale, and cost reduction through a choice program.
Comfort is usually top of mind when deciding what to wear. There are many factors that contribute to comfort including a physical element – how the garment fits and feels – and an emotional element – how you feel when you wear the garment. Both are extremely subjective, differing from person to person, day to day. Read more
You’ve heard of flash fire – and it may even be a hazard in your workplace, requiring you to wear flame resistant clothing (FRC) – but what exactly is this type of thermal hazard?
Scott Margolin, our resident technical expert, takes us back to the basics with a closer look at the flash fire hazard: Read more
This is the first post in a six-part series on the power of choice in your arc-rated flame resistant (FR) clothing and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) programs. Additional posts in this series explore the top 5 reasons cited by safety managers for moving to a managed choice program, including improved compliance, comfort, access to innovations, morale, and cost reduction. Stay tuned for our next post which focuses on compliance and why compliance rates increase when employees are offered choice.
Human nature is to resist being told what to do because lack of control is oppressive and disempowering, even when you recognize the requirement is in your best interest. However, when people have options, even when all those options meet the requirements, they are more likely to comply, more likely to be comfortable, and more likely to be satisfied with their choice. The same goes for PPE programs.
Cold weather has arrived – now is the perfect time to choose outerwear for employees exposed to winter weather conditions! The most important factors to consider when looking into FR outerwear for your employees are safety, comfort, company image and budgetary requirements. Tyndale offers a unique solution specifically designed to meet the needs of mid-sized companies in the oil and gas industries. Read more
We hope your new year is off to a great start! Updates to OSHA 1910.269 were among the most popular posts – including our four-part series which is fully represented within the top 10 posts of 2015! Here’s a look back at our top 10 most-viewed posts in 2015: Read more
NFPA 70E is a voluntary standard advising on electrical safety in the workplace. This standard is geared toward workers and employers, and is designed to assist in the understanding and implementation of electrical safety precautions. NFPA 70E includes guidance for making hazard identification and risk assessments, selecting appropriate PPE (including flame resistant clothing), establishing electrically-safe working conditions and employee training.