Voltgard® Test Lab Earns NAIL4PET Reaccreditation
Recertification reaffirms the company's dedication to a known standard of excellence
Saf-T-Gard International, Inc. announced that the company's Voltgard® Test Lab has been reaccredited by the North American Independent Laboratories for Protective Equipment Testing (NAIL4PET), a non-profit organization that helps develop uniformity in testing and works in close association with the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). NAIL4PET-accredited laboratories are charged to promote service, candor, justice and the public welfare in safety. This recognition certifies that the Voltgard® Test Lab has satisfied all of the conditions specified in the NAIL4PET Laboratory criteria including the laboratory facility, equipment, training and knowledge of staff, quality control work procedures, adequacy of management and financial responsibility, etc.
This three-year accreditation is valid from March 12, 2020 through March 11, 2023 and applies to the following categories of lineman's high voltage equipment testing: Insulating gloves, sleeves, blankets, line hoses, covers, dielectric footwear, jumper cables, grounding sets, hot sticks and live line tools, insulated and insulating hand tools, plastic guards and matting - all to applicable ASTM standards. "The Voltgard facility is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for the complete retesting of these products including washing, visual inspecting and electrical testing to enhance the customer experience and provide total solutions from start to finish." said Richard Rivkin, Saf-T-Gard International President and CEO. Come check out all that the Voltgard® Test Lab has to offer at the 2022 IEEE PES T&D Conference and Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 25-28, 2022, at booth #4511.
About Voltgard Test Lab
Voltgard started as a small test lab in 1983, supplying testing of gloves and blankets for a regional telecom provider. Over the past almost 40 years, it has grown to become the largest independent testing facility in the United States, with customers including electric utilities and contractors, telephone and telecommunication companies, cable television operators, municipalities and industrial facilities. Saf-T-Gard's Voltgard-branded electrical safety items, including rubber insulating blankets and leather protector gloves, are recognized worldwide as products offering unparalleled quality.
About Saf-T-Gard International, Inc.
Located in Northbrook, Illinois, Saf-T-Gard International, Inc. is a privately-held family-owned and operated global supplier of industrial safety products. Founded in 1936 as Latex Glove Manufacturing Company, Saf-T-Gard quickly evolved into a predominant manufacturer, distributor, importer and exporter of personal protective equipment, environmental safety, facility safety, first aid, public safety and electrical safety. Today, Saf-T-Gard carries on the tradition that was started more than 80 years ago: bringing customers the products, training and service they need to keep employees safe in the workplace. Saf-T-Gard is an active member of the National Safety Council (NSC) and SafetyNetwork.me (formerly known as Safety Marketing Group-SMG), as well as the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) and the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) committees responsible for the development of industry standards for protective equipment. Saf-T-Gard provides thousands of solutions from recognized brand names in addition to its renowned line of proprietary brands. Saf-T-Gard actively operates the Voltgard® Test Lab, one of the largest, independent, NAIL4PET-accredited test labs for rubber insulating products in the United States. To learn more, please visit www.saftgard.com or call 1-800-548-GARD (4273).
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