USER INFORMATION FOR Timberland
PRO® FR FLAME RESISTANT CLOTHING
Read carefully before wearing garment for the first time
This garment is UL certified as being compliant to NFPA 2112-2018 edition, Standard on Flame-Resistant Clothing for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Short-Duration Thermal Exposures from Fire.
This garment, when worn properly, can serve to minimize the extent of burn injury; no garment can eliminate or prevent all risk of burn injury.
Limitations of Use
This garment is intended to be worn on a continuous basis in environments where incidental exposure to heat & flame is possible. It is not intended to be worn for entry, structural or wildlands firefighting activities and provides not personal protection from chemical exposures or molten metal splash.
Marking Recommendations & Restrictions
Any additional labeling, emblems, trim or heraldry added to this garment by the distributor or end user should meet the requirements of NFPA 2112. Clothing may be marked with an individual’s name, department, etc. using an indelible laundry marker. Separate laundry labels should be attached for this purpose. DO NOT REMOVE AND DO NOT MARK on the safety or cleaning labels on any protective garments.
The warranty of Timberland PRO® FR Protective Flame Resistant Apparel is stated in our conditions of sale. We will ship the goods ordered, and they will be free of fabric or manufacturing defects. Timberland PRO® will replace any garment that has a manufacturing defect. No other warranty is made, either expressed or implied, including no guarantee of fitness for a particular use or purpose.
PREPARATION FOR USE
Selection of sizing of clothing should maximize the function of the wearer without impeding movement. Significant alterations to the garment are not permitted as they could reduce the protective qualities of the clothing.
Recommended Storage Practices
Garments should be cleaned before storing in a cool, dry environment and out of direct contact with light.
Inspection Frequency & Details
It is the wearer’s responsibility to inspect the garment before every wearing for rips, tears, holes, thin spots, broken/missing closures and heavy soiling. Remove garment from service if a rip, tear or hole is larger than 1” or if damage is otherwise too extensive to be repaired.
Donning & Doffing Procedures
In order to ensure maximum protection as intended by design;
> When putting on (donning) Timberland PRO FR garments:
1.) All fit adjustments must be made to ensure proper fit
2.) All buttons, zippers and fasteners must be fully secured when worn
> When taking off (doffing) Timberland PRO FR garments:
1.) All fit adjustments must be fully extended to facilitate removal
2.) All button, zippers and fasteners must be unfastened to prevent damage during removal
Proper Use Consistent with NFPA 2113
Refer to NFPA 2113, Standard on Selection, Care, Use, and Maintenance of Flame-Resistant Garments for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Short-Duration Thermal Exposures from Fire, for more detailed information.
MAINTENANCE & CLEANING
Cleaning Instructions & Precautions
It is essential to keep flame resistant clothing clean in order to maximize the protective quality of the garment. Residual soils, especially those that are petroleum based, can mask the flame resistance of the fabric and become fuel for an ignition source. If a garment becomes heavily soiled or if contaminants emit an odor indicative of petroleum-based substances, it should be removed from service for cleaning or replacement. This garment should be cleaned after every wearing according to the instructions on the label. Do not use bleach, starch, fabric softeners or detergents containing hydrogen peroxide on this garment as they could negatively affect the flame-resistant properties.
Maintenance Criteria & Methods of Repair, where applicable
If this garment should become damaged, it should be repaired by an experienced service provider using fabric and findings commensurate with those used in the original construction of the garment. Significant alterations to the garment are not permitted as they could reduce the protective qualities of the clothing.
RETIREMENT & DISPOSAL CRITERIA
If the garment cannot be correctly repaired or adequately cleaned, it should be removed from service. Dispose of properly in accordance with local regulations.
TIMBERLAND PRO® FIT AND SIZING
North American body measurements (Inches)
HOW TO MEASURE YOURSELF FOR A GREAT FIT
Measure around the fullest part of your chest, keeping tape firmly under your armpits and around your shoulder blades. If your chest measurement falls between sizes, order the next size up.
Measure around your natural waist, keeping the tape comfortably loose to allow ease of fit.
Measure around the fullest part of the hip area.
Bend your arm slightly. Measure from the center back of neck, across your shoulder, down to your elbow, down to your wrist.
Measure around the base of your neck, inserting your forefinger between the tape and your neck to allow ease of fit.
Measure from your crotch to the desired length of your bottom hem.
Short-sleeve tops are 3/4” longer in sleeve length than regular sizes. Long-sleeve tops are 1” longer in sleeve length than regular sizes. The body length for tops is 2” longer than regular sizes.