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Heat Stress & Vector Borne Disease: Mother Nature vs. Flame Resistant & Arc-Rated Clothing

Oct 20, 2021

Sponsored by Bulwark


We receive a lot of questions around FR/AR clothing and what to do in the case of extreme conditions, specifically – the heat of the summer and those inevitable accompanying insects.

What you will learn:

  • Define heat stress
  • Discuss some of the best practices to avoid heat stress
  • Explain how your FR/AR clothing impact heat stress
  • Assess how to protect against disease carrying insects when DEET is not an option

Derek Sang
Derek_Sang_personifyDerek Sang 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 has been the 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 (through IASHEP) and certified virtual presenter (eSpeakers).


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