Workrite Uniform Company Announces Partnership with National Breast Cancer Foundation

FR clothing manufacturer contributes to breast cancer awareness in support of women in industrial occupations   OXNARD, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2016) — In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, flame-resistant (FR) clothing manufacturer Workrite Uniform Co. announces its new partnership with National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.® (NBCF), a leading foundation with a mission of Helping Women Now®. With a growing number of women entering industrial and fire service professions, Workrite Uniform recently launched a tailored…

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The Anatomy of Safety Clothing

Safety clothing is a must when workplace hazards exist. The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) protects workers from injuries and illnesses caused by exposure to chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical hazards. PPE ranges from full body suits to respirators, and includes flame-resistant coveralls, shirts, and pants. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration have made it clear that all personal protective equipment should be safely designed and constructed, and maintained in a clean and reliable…

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Burn Injury Stats: What to Know

While minor burns can be treated at home, second-degree and third-degree burns are serious injuries that can cause pain, swelling, blisters, scarring, nerve damage, and difficulty breathing. Depending on the severity of a burn, a person may sustain irreversible long term damage and in worst case scenarios, lose their lives. According to the American Burn Association, 486,000 people per year must receive medical treatment for burns. At least 40,000 individuals have to be hospitalized and…

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