FR Coveralls FR coveralls, clothing and FR work wear is required in workplace locations where the possibility of exposure to open flame, flash fire or arc hazards may be present. FR coveralls are made from materials such as Indura, UltraSoft, Nomex, modacrylic or flame resistant treated cotton are used depending on specific flame resistance requirements of the job at hand.
Industry Standards For FR Coveralls
Electrical Arc FR Coveralls
Persons working in an environment where they are exposed to electric arc hazards require FR coveralls that meet NFPA 2012 70E
standards. This standard involves a HRC (Hazard Risk Category) rating. There are 4 protection levels within in this rating. HRC 1, HRC 2, HRC 3 and HRC 4. HRC 1 being the lowest protective rating and HRC 4 being the highest rating. The HRC level is directly related to the minimum amount of calories per square centimeter that a garment must be able to withstand in order to achieve a 50 percent probability of second or third degree burns.
Oil & Gas Industry FR Coveralls
Many of the FR coveralls distributed though Safety Smart Gear adhere to guidelines provided by OSHA (OSHA 1910
) which states that FR clothing is required to be worn by persons that may be exposed to the maintenance and extraction of oil and gas drilling procedures. This encompasses duties performed and related to areas where vapors, flammable gasses or combustible particles which may be present within a work area or job site. FR clothing for this type of work is required approved to meet the NFPA 2012 standard. For any inquiries regarding the proper FR coveralls for oil & gas hazard risks please contact Safety Smart Gear
Safety Smart Gear offers FR coveralls and work wear from top name clothing manufacturers including Bulwark, Big Bill, Occunomix, NASCO and Neese. Fire protective apparel is available in various colors, fabric weights and in sizes from small to 6X. See all Flame Resistant Clothing