ASTM

ASTM is also known as the American Society of Testing and Materials. This international standards organization doesn’t enforce these standards, but companies can make it mandatory for employees to meet these guidelines and be compliant with ASTM standards. Materials, products, systems, and services are included in a voluntary consensus technical standards publication by ASTM. Some steel toe boots, for example, meet these standards for protecting your toes. The American Society of Testing and Materials operates globally and is based in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

You know we're the store that specializes in brands that work, but did you know we have our own Working Person's Store boots, too? And we stick to our commitment to providing you with the best work products possible with these work boots - they're loaded with special features to keep your feet protected. To top it all off, they're union-made in the USA. Here are features in these American-made boots: - Internal, non-metallic met guards - Slip-resistance - Oil-resistance - Abrasion-resistance - 8-inch height - Padded collars - Electrical hazard rated - Composite toe coverage - Dri-Lex® lining with moisture-wicking These safety toe boots are 8 inches tall, so you'll have quality coverage surrounding your [...]

At Working Person's Store, we take pride in taking care of our customers. That includes providing you with protective clothing you can trust. Your job isn't always the easiest, but we have the men's and women's workwear that'll keep you safe and make your 8+ hour shift more tolerable. When it comes to job site hazards, there's no room for messing around…open flames and electrical hazards can pop up out of nowhere. A precautionary measure you can take is to wear flame-resistant workwear, and we have the FR shirts you need. They're part of our Working Person's Store brand product line, and they're American-made, too! Our flame-resistant shirts feature Arc Defender fabric, which is skin safe. You can wear it directly against your skin, [...]

The winter season can present many challenges at the workplace as well as safety risks.  With cold temperatures and the presence of ice and snow, workers need to be thoughtful in selecting the right protective gear to wear on the job.  One of the most important piece of safety equipment is the work boot.  Without the right pair of winter work boots, you could be at risk for slips, trips and falls. With all of the work boot options that are out there today, it can be difficult to select the one that will best fit your needs.  It is essential for you to keep in mind the conditions that you may be working under.  Will you be working outdoors?  If so, how cold can it get?  How much snow and rain can you expect?  And, what kind of [...]

KEEN’s Tucson Footwear Provides Versatility and Protection

Famous for creating “hybrid footwear” (footwear that serves multiple purposes), KEEN Footwear is releasing the Tucson work boots this fall, a work [...]

F1506: The Standard Performance Specification by ASTM for FR Garments

With the increase in number of electrical and chemical industries, the job opportunities have also increased for workers skilled in these areas. Obviously, [...]

ASTM F2413 – 11 Footwear Safety Standards

When you are on the job, you always briskly do your tasks to meet the quality and deadlines that are set for you. You have so much to do on the already [...]

ASTM F 1677 Slip-Resistance Footwear Standards

Here at Working Person's Store we know that when when you’re on the job, you have a lot on your mind.  Managing staff, meeting deadlines and all [...]

Tecasafe NFPA Compliant Workwear from Revco Industries

The people at Revco Industries out of Santa Fe Springs, CA have taken reins on the competition with an improvement to their Tecasafe Plus high performance [...]

Bogs: Not Just Any Work Boots

If you’re looking for waterproof rubber work boots that do more than keep the water out, look no further than the Bogs Boots, specifically the Journeyman [...]

Voluntary VS. Mandatory Safety Guidelines: Does it Matter?

What’s the difference between a mandatory regulation and a voluntary requirement? That’s a big question to answer and an important one to tackle. [...]

How To Care For Your Flame-Resistant Clothes

Flame resistant clothes protect you. But how do you protect your flame resistant clothes? By caring for them properly. The garment’s flame resistant [...]

Metal Zippers Versus Snaps on Fire-Resistant Workwear

Q: Are metal zippers and snaps on FR workwear unsafe for electrical workers, and are the prohibited by NFPA 70E or ASTM 1506 regulations? A: Let’s [...]

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