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Tips on Choosing the Right Summer Work Shirt

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For a lot of people who work in industries like construction and agriculture, summer is no time to slack off — in fact, it may be even busier than other seasons. And between potential sunburn, biting mosquitoes and lots and lots of sweat, summer can get pretty nasty. So, if you’re headed out on the job this summer, your body will thank you for picking up a great work shirt that will keep you comfortable on the job. What should you look for in a summer work shirt? And what are HiVis Supply’s best options for high visibility summer work shirts? It’s time to have a little fun in the sun. 

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5 Reasons Why You Should Put Your Logo on Your Workwear

5 Reasons Why You Should Put Your Logo on Your Workwear

Workwear can be so much more than just the clothing that workers wear on the job. It’s the gear that keeps people working safely, thanks to features like high visibility colors and reflective tapes. It’s the clothing that professionals depend on to keep them comfortable throughout the workday. And, if you choose to customize your workwear by adding your company logo, it can be many other things, as well! 

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Tips on Choosing the Best Hi Vis Workwear for Factory Workers

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Safety is everything in a factory. It’s more important than productivity, profit or prestige — moreover, it’s the foundation for all three. To be safe, every worker first has to be seen. Being seen is why it’s so important for all factory workers to come prepared with the right hi vis workwear. HiVis Supply offers a great range of hi vis workwear designed for safe and comfortable performance through long shifts on the shop floor. Below, we’ll look at how factory workers and managers can choose the right gear to keep everyone safe when it counts the most. 

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History of High Visibility Fluorescent Colors

Understanding High Visibility Fluorescent Colors

Those bright fluorescent colors on HiVis Supply’s workwear aren’t just there because we think they’re pretty. No, as you probably know, they serve the important purpose of protecting workers on the job by making them more visible. But you might have wondered before: Just how did those colors get so bright and vivid, and how did they come to be the industry standard for hi-vis clothing

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Preventing Workplace Injuries from Runovers and Backovers

Tips On Preventing Workplace Injuries from Runovers and Backovers

Runovers and backovers are among the most serious types of workplace injuries. These accidents happen when the operator of a vehicle or heavy equipment doesn’t see a worker in their path and accidentally backs over or runs over the worker or part of their body. A runover or backover often causes serious injury or death, so every manager and every worker should be constantly aware of the danger and doing everything they can to prevent these workplace injuries. 

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Tips on Layering HiVis FR Workwear for Best Protection

A flash fire or arc flash happens in a tiny fraction of a second, but it has the power to end a worker’s life or scar them forever. These powerful discharges of heat energy are among the most dangerous hazards that workers face on the job, which means that it’s critically important to take all necessary precautions against them. 

Wearing flame-resistant (FR) clothing is one of the most important protective measures that workers use to guard themselves against the devastating effects of arc flashes and flash fires. In some cases, it’s recommended for electrical maintenance professionals and other workers who need FR clothing to layer their FR workwear to make it more comfortable and/or more effective. 

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