Fire Resistant Clothing: What You Need To Know

Fire Resistant Clothing: What You Need To Know
There are many occupations that suggest or require fire resistant clothing to be worn. If you or any employee is frequently exposed to flash fires, electric arcs, or combustible dust explosions, FR clothing is most likely going to be required. This includes but is not limited to people who work in or near pharmaceutical plants, with extensive electrical utilities, in food processing plants and more. It’s not always easy to choose the right equipment based on the needs of your line of work, but here are just a few benefits of FR to look for in the equipment you are looking into purchasing:

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Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Oh My!

Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Oh My!

Summer is upon us and you may find yourself outdoors more often hiking, doing yard work, on the job, etc. Please be aware of these three plants: ivy, oak, and sumac. Ever heard the phrase “Leaves of three, let it be; berries white, take flight”? These are plants grown in wooded or marshy areas that can cause an itchy, blistering rash upon contact. Poison ivy and oak grow as vines or shrubs (poison ivy sometimes has white berries) while sumac is a shrub or tree. Sumac leaves grow in groups of 7-13 along its stems.

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