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Why is Choosing the Right FR/AR Clothing so Difficult?

Apr 24, 2024

Sponsored by Bulwark


Get answers to the most common questions on how to properly wear arc-rated (AR) and flame-resistant (FR) clothing, as well as about the pros and cons of wearing it. Bulwark’s experts will explain why FR/AR clothing is important and how understanding the science behind it can simplify compliance and increase employee buy-in.

What you will Learn

  • Discuss common reasons for resisting use of FR/AR clothing
  • Discuss how organizational culture can complicate use of FR/AR clothing
  • Explain the benefits and drawbacks of daily wear versus task-based programs
  • Discuss effective ways to boost buy-in to your FR/AR program


Derek Sang - Senior Technical Training Manager, Bulwark FR
Derek Sang has been involved with the flame-resistant (FR) clothing industry for more than 25 years, serving in roles from service to manufacturing. He has developed and conducted more than 250 educational seminars globally, and he delivers keynote speeches on topics such as arc flash hazards, flash fire and general safety. In addition to being a recognized FR expert, Sang is a qualified safety sales professional, as well as a certified environmental, health and safety professional and a certified safety health and environmental technician through the International Association of Safety Health Environmental Professionals.


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