NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. — For anyone who has been in the Navy for a decade or more, the wear tests starting June 1 of the new at-sea uniforms...
The 10 Tanker Air Carrier DC-10 "Tanker 911" in action at the Powerhouse brush fire on June 2, 2013. Tanker 911 makes four consecutive Phoschek drops on one tank, painting a line of fire retardant ahead of the fire.
Two standards deal with personal protective equipment: OSHA 29 CFR 1910, Subpart S and NFPA 70E-2004. NFPA 70E offers requirements consistent with the OSHA requirements as defined in 29 CFR 1926, Subpart K.
ANSI/ISEA 107 American National Standard for High Visibility Safety Apparel and Headwear establishes design, material, photometric and physical performance requirements for high visibility apparel.
An Arc Thermal Performance Value (ATPV) is a rating assigned to flame resistant clothing indicating the level of protection provided. Heavier weight fabrics typically have higher ATPVs and provide increased protection. Every Rasco FR garment has the ATPV marked on the level.
FR Clothing and the "269" Standard. OSHA issued an interpretation memorandum that provides guidance for complying with the apparel requirements. This memorandum provides information on acceptable types of clothing and on the employer's assessment of the hazards
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