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Coronavirus Practical Guide for those that Power our World – FR/AR Clothing & FR Cloth Face Coverings
March 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
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-10. 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…
- What is SARS-CoV-2, the basics
- 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
Derek Sang, Technical Training Manager, QSSP, IASHEP
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 25 years.
The first 10 years of his career Derek worked directly with end-users developing and implementing Flame Resistant Clothing programs specific to the customer’s hazards. Over the past 11 years Derek has worked closely with fortune 1000 companies educating them on the various fabrics, FR technologies and the dynamics of Arc Flash and Flash Fire hazards as they look to develop FR Clothing programs.
Derek has developed and conducted over 250 educational and informational seminars here in the US and Internationally. He has been the keynote speaker on multiple occasions on the Hazards of Arc Flash, Flash Fire and general safety for a variety of companies, associations and organizations including BP, Marathon, DTE, SCE, ONCUR, IBEW, ASSP, BLR. NSC, VPPPA, NJATC, NECA, STEPs, ADIPEC, DUBAL (Dubai Aluminum), EMAL (Emirates Aluminum) now EGA, ABB (Abu Dhabi), SPE Offshore.
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 and are delivered utilizing live class courses, online training, webinars and seminars. Bulwark University focuses on non-commercial training for individuals and companies on the hazards of Arc Flash and Flash Fire and how to properly design and implement a FR Clothing program.
Along with being a recognized Subject Matter Expert (SME), Derek is also a Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP), Certified Environmental, Health, Safety Professional (IASHEP)