Canadian Oil & Gas Safety

Autumn 2014

Canadian Oil & Gas Safety is the premier publication for health and safety in the oil and gas industry. It's packed with industry news, expert articles and in-depth research for keeping workers in this high-risk industry safe.

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3 2 | c a n a d i a n o i l & g a s s a f e t y WHY SPECIFY A FABRIC BRAND? Many companies are selling FR garments today without disclosing the FR fabric manufacturer. Literally dozens of imitation "88/12" FR fabrics have emerged in the marketplace recently, and they are NOT "EQUAL." Critical performance characteristics like arc rating, comfort, shrinkage control, garment wear life, FR durability to laundering, compliance to national and international standards, and more are primarily dependent on the BRAND of fl ame resistant FABRIC used to make the garment. Only Westex UltraSoft ® , the #1 FR fabric brand in the world, delivers all of these benefi ts on a consistent basis — backed with decades of market-proven performance. DON'T ASSUME your garment is made with Westex UltraSoft ® — SPECIFY and be sure! Watch the live testing videos and compare fabric performance: westex.com/fabricmatters Follow us for the latest FR insights. Because this is too late! The SAFETY of any fl ame resistant garment is in the FABRIC.

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