Arc Flash Suits
In an achievement that underscores our commitment to excellence and innovation, Oberon has proudly secured the 2023 Canadian Occupational Safety Reader’s Choice Award for Flame-Resistant Clothing. This accolade not only highlights our dedication to providing top-tier safety solutions but also signifies a major stride in elevating workplace safety standards across Canada. This victory holds far-reaching implications for both Oberon and our clients, reaffirming our position as an industry leader.
A Testament… read more
“How should we be washing and caring for our arc-rated PPE?” is a question that I am asked frequently when working with companies on electrical safety issues across the country. The answer to that question has changed a bit, as we continue to deal with the effects of Covid-19.
The one common notion in almost all of these discussions is that arc-rated clothing is hardly being laundered. It was the same… read more
Workers in Foundries and Smelteries are exposed to high heat during their work casting metals into molds. Heating up metal requires extremely high levels of heat. Stainless steel, for instance, melts at ~2750°, which creates a dangerous level of radiant heat.
Gold has a special property that is used in face shields to reflect that radiant heat away from the wearer. The worker is exposed to less heat and is feeling… read more