Arc flash and flame-resistant face shields and hoods protect worker's head and face from arc flash burns that can occur when working near electrical hazards. Arc flash protective garments meet NFPA 70E standards for use near electrical equipment where arc flash hazards exist. Arc flash and flame-resistant material resists burning and melting and is self-extinguishing. All arc flash clothing is flame-resistant but not all flame-resistant clothing is arc flash-rated. Different garment types are often worn together to provide more coverage.