Why is FR/AR Compliance So Difficult? Or are We Just Overcomplicating Things?

Learn why FR/AR clothing is important and how the science behind it is leading the personal protective equipment to be compliant.

This webinar was originally broadcast on December 13, 2023. 

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People have lots of questions about how to properly wear flame-resistant/arc-rated clothing, as well as about the pros and cons of wearing it. In this webinar, experts from Bulwark Protection will explain why FR/AR clothing is important and how the science behind it is leading the way for personal protective equipment to be compliant. 

What you will take away:

  • Why resistance to FR/AR clothing exists
  • FR/AR clothing is not complicated - culture is
  • How FR/AR science is leading to compliance
  • WThe pros and cons of daily wear vs. task-based programs
  • Best practices to improve buy-in to your FR/AR program


Derek Sang | Senior Technical Training Manager | Bulwark FR

Derek Sang has been involved with the Flame-Resistant Clothing industry in a variety of roles from the service, manufacturing and garment sides of the business for over 25 years. In his current position as a Senior Technical Training Manager, Derek has developed over 40 hours of training curriculum for Bulwark University. These training efforts cover all aspects of FR clothing and are delivered utilizing live class courses, online training, webinars and seminars. Bulwark University focuses on non-commercial training for individuals and companies on the hazards of Arc Flash and Flash Fire and how to properly design and implement a FR Clothing program.
Along with being a recognized Subject Matter Expert (SME), Derek is also a Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP) and Certified Environmental, Health, Safety Professional (IASHEP). 

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