Workrite ISHN 2013 award for KnitsAnnounced in the August 2013 issue of ISHN magazine

Workrite Uniform Company won the top prize in the category “Arc Flash Protection” for its product Dual hazard Flame-Resistant Knit long sleeve knit ‘t’ shirt in the new ISHN-ASSE Safety 2013 Attendee Choice Awards!

Workrite won this top honor for its new FR knits, with this description:  “Leading provider of flame-resistant (FR) workwear worldwide has introduced an exciting new FR knit ‘T’ shirt representing completely new styling in a leading-edge fabric, TenCate Tecasafe® Plus.”

Safety and health managers attending the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Safety 2013 conference in Las Vegas in June had a chance to check out the nominated cutting-edge safety products, which were on display at a special expanded ISHN awards entry booth. Voters could get a hands-on feel for the entries and then vote on their favorites in this new Attendee Choice Awards.

The objective of the contest was direct: Today’s safety marketplace has more technological advances than many people are aware of and more tech innovations than ever before. Professionals need to recognize today’s most innovative personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety products.

The results were released in the August 2013 issue of ISHN magazine, as well as an e-newsletter.  Each winner also received a glass award commemorating their category achievement.