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FR/AR Clothing: A Town Hall on Heat Stress, Cold Stress, and More

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT  
Host: AIHA
By: Derek Sang, Technical Training Manager, QSSP, IASHEP, Bulwark Protection

Bulwark receives thousands of questions around FR/AR clothing each year, far beyond just the selection, care, and maintenance for the hazards. We've selected a handful of the burning FR questions you submitted and will be answering them in an exclusive town hall-style webinar featuring Bulwark's FR expert, Derek Sang.


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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 from 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 complying 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 is a qualified trainer for Low Voltage based on NFPA 70E.

Recent publications include –
"Understanding, Selecting and Caring for FR/AR Clothing," Incident Prevention Magazine, June 2019
"How to Navigate the FR/AR Clothing Marketplace," Workplace Material Handling & Safety, March 2019 “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


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