FRC CLOTHING PLUS is a distributor of HRC 1, HRC 2, HRC 3, and HRC 4 arc flash protective gear for industrial and electrical safety and NFPA 70E compliance in the workplace, including gloves, hoods, coveralls, coats, and complete arc flash suits and arc flash kits.

The following are the NFPA 70E compliance requirements for arc flash protection:

Minimum Clothing Requirements for NFPA 70E Compliance

HRC

Protective Clothing

Minimum Cal/cm2

Additional Personal Protective Equipment Required

HRC 0

Natural fiber long-sleeved shirt and pants

N/A

Safety Glasses, Leather Safety Shoes, Hard Hat

HRC 1

Denim jeans and arc-rated FR long-sleeved shirt OR arc-rated FR long-sleeved shirt and pants OR arc-rated FR coveralls

4

Safety Glasses, Leather Safety Shoes, Hard Hat, Arc-Rated Face Shield

HRC 2

Arc-rated FR long-sleeved shirt and pants OR arc-rated FR coveralls

8

Safety Glasses, Leather Safety Shoes, Hard Hat, Arc-Rated Face Shield (ASTM recommends 8+ cal/cm2 stocking hood OR multi-layer switching hood in certain circumstances)

HRC 3

Multi-Layer arc flash suit over arc-rated FR long-sleeved shirt and pants over natural fiber short-sleeved T-shirt and pants OR Multi-Layer arc flash suit over arc-rated FR coveralls over natural fiber short-sleeved T-shirt and pants

25

Safety Glasses, Leather Safety Shoes, Hard Hat, Multi-Layer Switching Hood, Hearing Protection, OR Arc-Rated Goggle and Stocking Hood

HRC 4

Multi-Layer flash suit over arc-rated FR long-sleeved shirt and pants over natural fiber short-sleeved T-shirt and pants OR Multi-Layer flash suit over arc-rated FR coveralls over natural fiber short-sleeved T-shirt and pants

40

Safety Glasses, Leather Safety Shoes, Hard Hat, Multi-Layer Switching Hood, Hearing Protection, OR Arc-Rated Goggle and Stocking Hood