The most common questions we hear are, "How does FR clothing work?" and “What does FR workwear actually do?” FR, or Flame-Resistant, clothing resists ignition and self-extinguishes once the source of ignition is removed. What does that mean? It means that the garment’s flame-resistant properties ensure it will resist catching fire, and if it does catch fire, it will not continue to burn once the source of combustion is removed.
Over the course of several years, I used the umbrella for work and at home. I weld on pipelines all over the United States, each state has its own weather challenges which have been no match for the strength of the LAPCO umbrella.
If your work exposes you to a risk of flash fires, electric arcs, or combustible dust explosions, you need fire resistant clothing to protect you. According to OSHA, flame resistant clothing “is a type of apparel that is made out of material that is meant to self-extinguish once the ignition source has been removed.”