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Improper Wear, Comfort and the Evolution of FRC

Feb 03, 2022

Sponsored by Tyndale

 

Improper wear of arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing can impact wearer safety. Comfort of the clothing also plays a role. The hands-on presentation will feature actual footage that demonstrates the dangers of improper wear; these videos will be available to download for you to use as training aids after the webinar. Our experts will also discuss advances in comfort and innovation that super lightweight, 2112-certified products provide.

 

What You Will Learn

  • Review real-world information on how to protect workers against arc-flash and other electrical hazards
  • Discuss arc flash footage demonstrating the hazards of improper wear
  • Develop better understanding of the role comfort plays in wearer safety
  • Review and be able to use downloadable training tools

Scott Margolin, Vice President of Technical, Tyndale Company Inc.
Scott_MargolinScott Margolin has more than 30 years of experience in AR/FR clothing; he was a firefighter, then held positions with DuPont and Westex before joining Tyndale. He has conducted more than 2,200 arc flashes and nearly 4,000 flash fires at labs globally. His research focuses on real-world hazards and PPE performance. Margolin chairs several FRC-related ASTM committees and participates in NFPA 2112 and 70E. He has authored technical articles and white papers; participated in webcasts; is chair of Partnership for Electrical Safety; and is a subject matter expert for OSHA, NFPA, NJATC, NECA, ETA and others on FR, PPE and thermal hazard issues.

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