What Does PFAS Regulation Mean for FR/AR PPE?
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In present-day multi-tier supply chains, production processes and sourcing needs are distributed across thousands of suppliers operating beyond borders. While this helps companies drive economic efficiency, distributed supply chain networks often run at the cost of resilience and transparency. Evolving regulatory requirements and the market […]
It wasn’t long ago when vertically integrated companies could rely on legacy services or mass-produced products for years. Today however, with increased competition and pressure to reduce cost and innovate, companies are relying on an ever-expanding network of external partners and contractors. While doing so […]
Date: August 23th, 2022Start Time: 2:00 PM ESTDuration: 60 Minutes On average 50% more injuries occur with undertrained workers each year. Unqualified workers, both employees and third-party contractors, present serious legal ramifications, and the risks are only increasing. When contractors are subbing out work last […]
The weakest link in your qualification efforts may be your current program. By now, most organizations are familiar with the legal liability arising from activities of contractors and suppliers at a worksite. They recognize third-party compliance as the most difficult risk exposure to address and […]
With global corporations constantly seeking favorable sourcing prospects, procurement’s focus is quickly shifting toward emerging markets across countries such as China, India, Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, and beyond. However, the strategies that succeed in one area, might not work within a newer, less established market. Establishing […]
Improving Contractor Visibility, Compliance, and Reporting Capabilities with award-winning technology QuadReal suffered from a limited compliance reporting capability due to the basic nature of their pre-existing vendor management platform. Relying on a combination of stretched internal resources and a custom-developed web application, compliance reviews often […]
Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2022Time: 2:00 PM ET Duration: 1 hour When did your facility become NFPA 70E compliant? It may be time to review your facility’s arc flash risk assessment, equipment labeling and/or PPE best practices. Changes to the electrical distribution system and the […]
During an electric arc, temperatures can reach up to 35,000°F. This article takes a look at how you can help make sure your team is up to standard and adequately protected—and how your location globally plays a critical role in doing just that. Download
When it comes to workplace safety in the electrical industry, it is essential to incorporate FR/AR clothing to ensure your safety program is compliant with the latest edition of NFPA 70E. Task-based wear has its specific uses; however, ensuring that each employee is properly outfitted […]
A hazard analysis employs various techniques to identify possible job or task-related risks before they occur. It involves analyzing every stakeholder or component for a particular task – the workers, the machines or tools, the working environment, and the task itself. The core objective of […]
By switching from pen-and-paper-based processes to a field inspection management platform, FM Sylvan was able to save on insurance premiums, secure more bid opportunities, and, most importantly, protect its workers. Download
Date: Thursday, October 6, 2022Time: 2:00 PM ETDuration: 1 hour In this webinar, Scott Francis from Westex®: A Milliken Brand will discuss: The top areas where complacency (human error) presents life-threatening dangers What can be done to combat complacency and sharpen awareness How can PPE […]
Businesses today realize that transitioning to a fair, responsible, and sustainable economy is the biggest and most pressing need. This is especially true given the current global socio-economic and political scenario. Avetta and the National Safety Council conducted a survey to understand organizations’ engagement with […]
The International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates that globally one worker dies and 153 others are injured every minute. That equates to an alarming 2.3 million deaths and 313 million accidents every year. The economic cost of this is unimaginable. Now more than ever, organizations need […]
Date: August 18th, 2022Start Time: 2:00 PM EST Duration: 60 Minutes Steel-toed boots and hard hats are only part of the story. To keep people safe, you need to make keen observations of the workplace, whether with scheduled inspections or through real-time issue observation. But […]
Over the years, Sabre Industries onboarded several subcontractors at various levels of scale to execute their operations. At any given point of time, they had close to 400 subcontractors working for them. Such a substantial number led to significant logistical challenges, which became more pronounced […]
When creating a FR/AR PPE program, safety engineers dedicate a fair amount of time researching, selecting and sourcing quality garments to protect their employees. Time is spent on the front end to ensure that the proper garment is designed to comply with industry standards and […]
Dust in the workplace is unavoidable; yet, managing dust is much more than a routine housekeeping consideration. Anything from sugar to metal to rubber can produce dust, and in manufacturing settings, these dust particles can pose serious hazard risks. These risks span not only fire […]
While Valard’s existing subcontractor management system was allowing them to conduct day-to-day operations, there was a lack of a clear, statistical perspective. They needed greater intuitiveness in their subcontractor management process to ensure that subcontractor and supplier onboarding was fast, seamless, and secure. Valard also […]
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2022Time: 2:00 PM ETDuration: 1 hour Over the last decade, a number of organizations have been rocked by unforeseen supply chain disruptions and vulnerabilities. A break in the chain can occur from anywhere: it could be a human right violation in […]
This white paper reviews the OSHA National Emphasis Program for combustible dust, the NFPA standards that address how to prevent or limit explosion hazards, how to identify these hazards, the need for dust testing and a dust hazard analysis, the types of equipment used for […]
Did you know? All arc-rated clothing is flame resistant (FR), but not all FR rated clothing has been Arc Rated (AR). The FR and AR terms specifically apply to protective fabrics used in the garments and PPE needed as a part of a thermal hazard […]
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