by , on February 8, 2010

Jim Phillips has a great little article on electrical safety and statistics. He uses “flame retardant” clothing but means arc-rated. We’re trying to change our habits. Jim is 100% right on wearing arc-rated clothing.

NFPA 70E makes it plain. We need arc-rated clothing which meets the proper standards like those mentioned in 70E: ASTM F1506, F1891, F2178.

Read the article at

Hugh Hoagland
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Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.

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