Health and Safety

IP EPIC and IP 1000 Protective Coatings Health and Safety

IP EPIC and IP 1000 specialist coatings has an anti-slip resistant surface which can be further enhanced by additives using various grits or rubber particles to further increase performance and safety dependent on the customers specific requirement application.

IP EPIC and IP 1000 helps resist Static Electricity Build Up - Watch the video, this illustrates what can happen when static builds up is present.

What you need to Know?
It is not uncommon for fires or explosions to occur whilst filling metal or plastic fuel containers in the back of pick up trucks with plastic drop in liners, or for that matter other vehicles e.g. vans, trucks etc. These fires result from the build up from static electricity.

The insulating effect of plastic bed liners, carpeting or rubber matting prevents the static charge generated by fuel flowing into the containers from grounding.

The accidents tend to be very traumatic for the victims as well as their family and friends because they cause intense pain and suffering.

Information sources:

Department of Health & Human Services USA
University of Maryland, Environmental Health & Safety
Andrews Air Force Base USA.
Clemson University
City of Bellingham fire department Washington
Canadian Petroleum Safety Council
Standard Oil Company
Ford Motor Corporation
Hartford financial services group Inc (customer focus on loss control)

Fire Safety Tested
IP EPIC and IP 1000 have been tested and approved in accordance with Federal Motor Safety Standard FMVSS 302 to provide an acceptable flammability and flame propagation rate for coatings applied to motor vehicles.

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