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    What to Pack for an Offshore Hitch

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    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 ne...

    How does FR clothing work?

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    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.

    Understanding Care & Maintenance of Flame Resistant Clothing | LAPCO FR™

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    Tips and information on caring for your FR workwear. READING FR GARMENT CARE LABELS Always read the care labels on any FR garment before laundering. Instru...

    The Top 5 Most Dangerous Jobs Requiring Fire Resistant Clothing

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    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.”

    Benefits of Custom Employee Uniforms | LAPCO FR™

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    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 risk for injuries and downtime resulting from citations for non-compliance.

    Flame-Resistant Clothing Terms - Quick Reference | LAPCO FR™

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    Common Flame-Resistant Clothing terms, acronyms, and what they mean.       Clothing & Equipment PPE: (Personal Protective Equipment) is equipment worn...

    Insect Repellents & FR Clothing | LAPCO FR™

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    Using a safe, non-flammable, insect repellent formulated for use with FR clothing reduces the possibility of contracting Zika virus, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, West Nile virus, and other vectors spread by mosquitoes and ticks.

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