Healthier Workplaces, A Healthier World

Coronavirus - Practical Guide for Those That Power Our World: FR/AR Clothing & FR Cloth Face Coverings

Monday, January 11, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST  
Host: AIHA
By: Derek Sang, Technical Training Manager, QSSP, IASHEP, Bulwark Protection

The last 8-10 months have brought enormous changes to our lives, especially on the job, and it looks like some of these changes will stick around for some time. In the FR safety industry, the pandemic adds a new challenge to our mission to protect those who power the world. Now, in addition to protecting workers from thermal hazards with flame-resistant clothing, we also have to protect them from exposure to COVID-19. In this webinar, we will discuss the basics of protecting yourself and your employees from SARS-CoV-2, and how to do so without sacrificing your thermal protection. This will include how to neutralize the virus, maintain the integrity of your FR/AR garments, as well as best practices and key points to consider when evaluating and implementing FR cloth face coverings.

What you will take away…

  • The basics of SARS-CoV-2
  • How to neutralize the coronavirus
  • How to best maintain your FR/AR clothing during COVID-19
  • What you should look for when selecting a Flame-resistant cloth face covering, aka an FR mask 


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Derek Sang
Derek Sang

Technical Training Manager, QSSP, IASHEP, Bulwark Protection

Derek Sang has 25+ years in the Flame Resistant clothing industry in a variety of roles, he has assisted in both developing and implementing programs for some of the largest companies worldwide. In his position as the Technical Training Manager for Bulwark Protection, Derek has developed over 40 hours of training curriculum for Bulwark Institute covering all aspects of Flame Resistant and Arc Rated clothing. He has conducted 250+ educational and informational seminars on the hazards of arc flash and flash fire across a variety of platforms including live events, webinars and seminars for organizations all over North America, the Middle East and Europe. Derek is a recognized as a Subject Matter Expert on the proper selection, use care and maintenance of flame resistant and arc rated clothing as secondary PPE, he is also a Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP) and a certified Safety, Health, Environmental Professional (CSHEP) with the International Association of Safety and Health Professionals (IASHEP)


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