Mother Nature vs. Flame Resistant & Arc Rated Clothing [41.25]
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

   Derek Sang, Technical Training Manager, Bulwark Protective Apparel

Track: Public Utilities
Secondary Track: Oil, Gas and Mining
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

How do you balance protecting your employees against the improbable while dealing with the constant daily hazard of excessive heat and/or cold? Balancing your work environment, which includes heat stress and cold stress concerns, while remaining true to your hazard assessment. This session presents a strategy for building a fire-retardant (FR) clothing program that protects against the thermal hazard while working in these extreme conditions.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe and understand how to prevent heat stress and cold stress.
2. Explain how to use different FR fabrics to maximize comfort in extreme temperatures.
3. Summarize how to remain compliant in extreme conditions.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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