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Tingley’s Phase 3 High-Visibility Jacket is Ideal for Athletes and Workers

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Tingley’s Phase 3 Soft Shell Jacket could be among the spring snowboarder’s most valuable outer wear gear items.  Especially in the powder that dumps this time of year out West this outwear proves its value with water resistance, windproof function, and high visibility – well, avalanches aren’t an every day occurrence, but the dangers of those and getting lost backwoods are there for the adventurous.  Might as well be seen in the “if…” situation; sporting Phase 3’s yellow-green jacket provides excellent daytime visibility and reflector tape stripes “in case.” Continue Reading…

Carhartt Force: A New Workwear Line for the Hard Worker

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Carhartt proudly makes the best work wear around and they have done it again. To add to their work line pillars Quick Duck, Weathered Duck, and FR Apparel, Carhartt has created a new line called Force. Carhartt Force is apparel built for ten hour work days, not two hour workouts. In other words, the harder you work, the harder Carhartt Force works for you. Carhartt Force is joining the Carhartt family this summer. The line has men’s and women’s clothing. Carhartt Force also makes flame-resistant and high-visibility apparel.  Continue Reading…

Tingley’s Phase 3 High-Visibility Work Jacket Works

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No matter the precipitation or wind – spring, summer, or fall – Tingley’s Phase 3 High-Visibility Soft Shell Jacket (J25022) could be the most versatile outer wear for work that you could own. Water resistant, windproof, and with high visibility fluorescent yellow-green color for day-time, it includes 2-inch reflective silver tape strips on arms, mid-section, and shoulders for dusk and night-time outdoor work safety. The Phase 3 jacket uses a techno-competent-stretch-fabric with high shoulder design for complete freedom of movement during all your required tasks.  And it meets ANSI 107 Class 3 compliance.
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ANSI Safety Workwear – How Much Visibility is Necessary for My Job?

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Just as every occupation requires a variety of different tools needed for the job, every profession also requires different safety workwear.  Depending on the tasks and the risks involved, workers must choose apparel that will ensure their safety while on the job.  The American National Standards Institute, or ANSI, is a private, not-for-profit organization which approves standards for a multitude of fields with the goal of assuring safety and health while also protecting the environment. ANSI has approved of standards on safety workwear which can serve as guidelines for workers interested in selecting the right clothing for their profession.

A worker must know the difference between ANSI Class 3 high visibility clothing, Class 2 clothing and non-ANSI apparel and when it is appropriate to wear each type of garment.   So, what distinguishes one type from the other and how do you know which one is right for your job? Continue Reading…

OSHA – Occupational Health and Safety Administration

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Unless you’re James Bond, deciding to go to work each day (or night) is not generally expected to be a life-or-death decision. Even in our more dangerous occupations, we want the odds to be on our side. A major reason for this in the USA is the Occupational Health and Safety Act, which created the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). This lead to rules mandating Personal Protective Equipment, like hard hats, high visibility clothing, and safety glasses, not to mention safety footwear. Continue Reading…

Carhartt High-Visibility Apparel: The Solution

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Hate wearing your high-visibility apparel? You’re certainly not alone. The number one reason that working people decline to wear their required high-vis clothing is that they say it’s cumbersome and uncomfortable. And that sentiment is common. The problem is, without it, you’re at a much greater risk of an injury or fatal accident. It’s a fact. That’s just what the stats show and the stats don’t lie. It’s too dangerous to work without.

So what about wearing something that you already know you like? Like Carhartt. Everybody loves Carhartt clothing, for its comfort, durability, and practicality. So we’ve got some great news for you. Now, after several requests by both retailers and consumers, Carhartt is bringing back its line of high-quality high-visibility apparel. This is Carhartt’s best line of high-visibility and color-enhanced workwear yet. Continue Reading…

High-Visibility Clothing: The Right Choice in Any Weather

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If there’s two things we know about high-visibility workwear, it’s these: It’s important to wear, and most workers hate to. The reasons for wearing it are obvious and important; it provides much-needed visibility in hazardous road-side work environments. But the worker’s reasons fornot wearing it are just as valid. It’s uncomfortable. It’s cumbersome. It gets in the way, making more trouble than it’s worth. At least, in the eyes of the wearer. Continue Reading…

Protective Apparel: Solving the Non-compliance Problem

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If you run a manufacturing plant, construction site or transportation company, you know that implementing a safety clothing program is only half the battle. Your employees have to actually wear the protective items to keep them safe.  Unfortunately, the fact is, they too often don’t comply.

In fact, this problem is rampant. An online survey conducted by a Kimberly-Clark Professional found that 89 percent of safety professionals polled had observed WorkingPeople failing to wear the proper workwear and/or personal protective equipment (PPE) when they should have been. Stunning. And almost 30 percent said they observed it on multiple occasions.  We need to keep our work force safe. Continue Reading…

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