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FR Education & Guides

How important is the proper cleaning of FR workwear?

Proper cleaning of FR garments is essential to remove potentially hazardous soils and avoid a build-up of materials that could decrease the FR performance of your workwear. This includes flammable soils and greases as well as other contaminants that will act as accelerants in a fire hazard situation.   Though...

What to Pack for an Offshore Hitch | LAPCO FR

Packing for your first time offshore can be a challenge if you are not sure what you will need. You are probably already a little nervous about starting a new job in a new environment, and since you will be offshore, there will not be a way to run home...

Insect Repellents & Flame-Resistant Workwear

Choosing the right bite prevention for use at work is a little different from choosing a repellent for use at home.

Tips for Donning FR Workwear

Ensure maximum protection by properly donning your flame-resistant workwear.• Button, zip, or snap the shirt or coverall as high as possible up the chest. • Never wear sleeves rolled up, exposing your arms. • Button or snap cuffs at the wrists.• Always tuck in your shirttails.

How do fire resistant clothes work?

Have you ever thought how do fire resistant clothes work, what is fr clothing made of, what does flame resistant mean, what is fire retardant clothing, or what is flame resistant clothing? Learn how your fire retardant jeans, fr uniform shirts, and work pants can protect you and decrease injuries sustained during a...

Care & Maintenance of Flame Resistant Clothing | LAPCO FR

Tips and information on garment cleaning and caring for your FR workwear. READING FR GARMENT CARE LABELS Always read the care labels on any FR garment before laundering. Instructions vary with each type of fabric and from product to product. The image below is a generic representation of the information...

Benefits of Custom Safety Uniforms | LAPCO FR

Companies providing employee uniforms have a measure of control over uniform selection, maintenance, care, and retirement. This helps to ensure that uniforms meet the proper standards and that employers educate workers in the proper use of safety clothing. These preventative measures save the business money and man-hours by mitigating the...

Flame-Resistant Clothing Terms - Quick Reference

Common FR Clothing terms, acronyms, and what they mean.   Learn more about the basics of FR clothing here.   Clothing & Equipment PPE: (Personal Protective Equipment) is equipment worn to minimize exposure to a variety of hazards. Primary Protective Clothing: Clothing designed for activities where significant exposure to molten...

How to Pack for an Offshore Hitch | LAPCO FR

Packing for your first time offshore can be a challenge if you are not sure what you will need. You are probably already a little nervous about starting a new job in a new environment, and since you will be offshore, there will not be a way to run home...