Legacy FR garment alternatives manufacturer offers "keeping it cool" tips

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The maker of TECGEN flame-resistant garments - alternatives to legacy FR clothing, offers coveralls, shirts, and trousers. All are NFPA 70E and 2011-2012 certified with moisture wicking and comfort benefits.

At the same time, the manufacturer offers FR tips on keeping cool when it's hot: Know your limits because everyone is different. Understand what your body is capable of and don't push yourself too hard on a job.

Stay hydrated making sure to keep plenty of water on-site to avoid dehydration. Texas Department of Insurance recommends one cup every 15 to 20 mins.

Take breaks, even short 15-min ones to help rejuvenate your body and get you back on track for productivity.

Choose the proper attire which includes light-colored, loose-fitting, breathable clothing to avoid trapping excess heat.

Educate yourself and your employees to understand the risks of overheating on the job. Heat stress can result in injury, illness, even death. OSHA offers complete information this subject.

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