Healthier Workplaces, A Healthier World

Town Hall Webinar on FR/AR Clothing

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST  
Host: AIHA
By: Derek Sang, Technical Training Manager, QSSP, IASHEP, Bulwark Protection

On Feb. 27, join The Synergist and Bulwark Protective Apparel for a new kind of webinar.

Built from questions submitted by users of flame-resistant and chemical splash-resistant clothing, this Town Hall Webinar features presenter Derek Sang, who has conducted over 250 live seminars and over 30 webinars across North America, the Middle East, and Europe. As Bulwark Protective Apparel's technical training manager, Derek’s expertise lies in helping people understand arc flash and flash fire hazards along with the proper selection, use, care, and maintenance of FR/AR clothing.

Among the questions addressed in this presentation are:
- Is FR clothing good for exposure to flammable liquids and flammable vapors in addition to dust?
- What options are available for combination flame-resistant and chemical splash-resistant clothing?
- Do you know of a quality FR glove that is also cut resistant?
- Are there any problems with using DEET on flame-resistant clothing?
- And more



This Webinar has ended, but you can view its content in the archive below.
Please sign in, or enter the following to view the content archive:


Please register above to view this Webinar.


Derek Sang
Derek Sang

Technical Training Manager, QSSP, IASHEP, Bulwark Protection

Derek Sang has been involved with the flame-resistant clothing industry in a variety of roles on the service, manufacturing, and garment sides of the business for over 20 years.

Derek has developed and conducted over 250 educational and informational seminars on the hazards of arc flash and flash fire. In his current position as a technical training manager, Derek has developed over 40 hours of training curriculum for Bulwark University. These training efforts cover all aspects of FR clothing, assisting companies in how to properly design and implement an FR clothing program and comply with OSHA 1910.132 training requirements for PPE.

Along with being a recognized subject matter expert (SME), Derek is also a Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP), Certified Environmental, Health, Safety Professional (IASHEP), Certified Safety Health and Environmental Technician (IASHEP), and recently became a qualified trainer for Low Voltage based on NFPA 70E.

Derek’s recent publications include:
- “Keys to effective FR garment programs,” Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, February 2017
- “How to Navigate the FR Clothing Market,” Incident Prevention Magazine, June 2015
- “Designing an FR Clothing Program for O&G,” ASSE PDC, June 2015
- “Importance of NFPA 2112,” Oil Review Middle East, August 2014
- “The Importance of Specifying NFPA 2112 Certified Garments for Flash Fire Protection,” OH&S, March 2014


  • Bulwark Protective Apparel