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Don’t Experiment with Your Safety: Choosing the Right Lab Coat

Monday, October 22, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT  
Host: AIHA
By: Mark Saner, FR Technical Manager, Workrite Uniform Company

Used for decades, lab coats have typically been made from polyester or polyester/cotton blends with the primary purpose of keeping foreign materials off the clothing worn under the coat. However, due to the number of accidents and injuries related to fire and clothing ignition, the use of FR lab coats in research and commercial labs has become an increasingly important component to lab safety.

In this webinar, we’ll take you through the basics of the chemical protection market, discuss common laboratory hazards, and highlight the difference between FR and non-FR lab coats.

You’ll learn:

  • The common laboratory hazards, chemicals and flammables.
  • Attributes of today’s lab coats.
  • The basics of FR/CP lab coats.
  • How to select the right lab coat.
     

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Presenter

Mark Saner
Mark Saner

FR Technical Manager, Workrite Uniform Company

Mark Saner is the FR technical manager for Workrite Uniform Company, a position he has held since joining the company in 2006. He brings more than 35 years of experience in the fire and safety industry to his work, including 29 years in technical support, safety standards and product development for the Akron Brass Manufacturing Company. 


Sponsors

  • Bulwark Protective Apparel

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