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Building and Implementing an FR/AR Program for the Arc Flash Hazard

Apr 20, 2022

Sponsored by Bulwark


Sponsored by Bulwark Protection. Receive practical guidance on the proper selection, use, care and maintenance of arc-rated (AR) and flame-resistant (FR) garments to protect against arc flash. You will develop a thorough understanding of the regulations, standards and program implementation best practices. We’ll also review detailed information on layering for arc flash protection because under the worst circumstances, lack of guidance on base layer clothing could leave an employee at risk for burns.

What You Will Learn

  • Explain how to select and maintain AR/FR garments
  • Discuss how to successfully implement AR/FR clothing program for the arc flash hazard
  • Define guidelines for base layer clothing to be worn under the AR/FR uniform.

Derek Sang, QSSP, CEHSP
Derek_Sang_personifyDerek Sang, technical training manager with Bulwark, has been involved with the flame-resistant (FR) clothing industry in a variety of roles from the service to manufacturing for more than 25 years. He has developed and conducted over 250 educational seminars in the U.S. and internationally, and he has been a keynote speaker on topics such as arc flash hazards, flash fire and general safety for many companies, associations and organizations. Along with being a recognized FR expert, Sang is a qualified safety sales professional, certified environmental, health and safety professional (IASHEP) and a certified virtual presenter (eSpeakers).


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