- DO NOT store in direct sunlight. - Ensure storage areas are clean, dry, and well ventilated. - Ensure flame-resistant garments are clean and dry prior to storage.
Inspection Frequency and Details
- Follow inspection requirements established by the employer. - Inspect garments prior to each use. - DO NOT use garment if it is soiled, torn, abraded, or altered from its original condition.
Donning and Doffing Procedures
- Follow donning and doffing procedures established by the employer. - Inspect PPE prior to donning. - DO NOT don or doff in a hazardous area. - Remove at once if fouled with flammable material.
Proper Use Consistent with NFPA 2113
- Garments shall be selected that cover both the upper and lower body and flammable under-layers as completely as possible. - Flame-resistant garments shall be worn closed. - When a shirt and trousers, both flame-resistant, are worn together, the shirt shall be tucked in. - Sleeves and cuffs shall be worn down and secured. - Organizations shall require that protective neck, head, hand, and foot coverings be worn if the occupational hazard warrants their use. - DO NOT wear non-flame-resistant clothing over flame-resistant garments. - Flame-resistant or non-melting undergarments (closest to the skin) shall be used. An incidental amount of elastic used for non-melting fabric underwear or socks shall be permitted. - For further details, refer to NFPA 2113, Standard on Selection, Care, Use, and Maintenance, of Flame-Resistant Garments for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Short-Duration Thermal Exposures from Fire.
Maintenance Criteria and Methods of Repair Where Applicable
- Follow the maintenance criteria established by the employer. - Flame-resistant garments shall be repaired in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. - Flame-resistant garments shall be cleaned before repair. - All repairs and alterations to flame-resistant garments shall be performed in the same manner and using the same material as the manufacturer. - Our products are guaranteed from defects in workmanship only. If a product is defective, contact our Customer Service team via email for a Returned Goods Authorization (RGA) number before sending the product back to us. We reserve the right to determine whether a product is defective. We will repair or replace the product if appropriate.
Retirement and Disposal Criteria
- Damaged or deteriorated flame-resistant garments shall be retired when they can no longer be repaired. - Flame-resistant garments shall be retired when they exceed the manufacturer-stated service life, if indicated. - Retired flame-resistant garments shall be destroyed or disposed of in a manner assuring that they will not be used for protection of industrial personnel.