Cementex Highlights Arc-Rated PPE Task Wear

May 9, 2023

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, highlights the Cementex Contractor Series of Arc Flash Protective Clothing PPE, a simple option that does not sacrifice quality or safety. While still using premium USA labor and materials, Cementex offers Arc Flash Task Wear with reliable, classic protection for the safety of personnel in environments in and around energized…


Shoes For Crews® Launches Rainier Shoe, Work Boot Designed Specifically for Women

May 5, 2023

Shoes For Crews, an innovative slip-resistant safety footwear company that has been helping to keep millions of workers safe on the job, has released a new work boot designed with women in mind. The Rainier is engineered specifically for a women’s-specific fit and is well-equipped for a variety of industrial settings. The Women’s Rainier 6″ NCT work boot is multi-purpose in…


Types of Clothing Required in Construction

May 4, 2023

When out in the field, construction workers must do what they can to stay safe on the job site. Below are a few ideas of clothing you can wear to protect yourself from potential hazards while on the job.


Which Workers Need to Wear High-Vis Clothing?

May 2, 2023

  By: Maureen Paraventi It’s well known that traffic poses a serious threat to a variety of workers, whether that traffic consists of cars, forklifts or heavy equipment. How big a threat depends upon which data you consult. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2021 there were 49 fatalities due to pedestrians…


Women Struggle to Find Well-Fitting Personal Protective Equipment

March 6, 2023

J. Keller Poll Reveals Poor Fit Also Impacts Feeling of Safety During Women in Construction week (March 5-11, 2023), a recent poll by the J. J. Keller Center for Market Insights has been released showing, despite growing numbers of women in jobs that require personal protective equipment (PPE), women still have trouble finding PPE that…


Carhartt Launches Reworked Resale Site and Trade-In Program

March 1, 2023

Born from a legacy of building durable gear with the highest quality materials, America’s premium workwear brand Carhartt, in partnership with Trove, launched Carhartt Reworked, a resale program dedicated to extending the life of workwear, reducing clothing waste and keeping previously worn and slightly imperfect gear out of landfills. The new Carhartt Reworked program, which…


J. J. Keller Expands Canadian-Compliant High-Visibility Apparel in Response to Growing Employer Interest

January 18, 2023

Due to increasing interest among Canadian employers, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is expanding its line of high-visibility apparel that meets Canadian safety requirements. And the timing couldn’t be better, as winter brings reduced visibility due to blustery, snowy conditions and comparatively less daylight than other seasons. J. Keller™ SAFEGEAR™ PPE — the company’s…


Prevent Cold Stress with 3 Steps for Choosing Winter PPE

January 4, 2023

Safety is a full-time job that doesn’t get any easier in the winter months when extreme temperatures, high winds, and wet conditions give safety managers and workers more to worry about. Workers who are exposed to cold environments are at risk for cold stress which can lead to dangerous conditions such as hypothermia, frostbite, trench…


Milwaukee Tool Releases the Latest Addition to Their Workwear Category

December 19, 2022

Milwaukee® expands its lineup of trade-dedicated workwear solutions with the introduction of the WORKSKIN™ Warm Weather Hardhat Liner. The custom-built fabric is engineered to be breathable and wick moisture away from the body. This unique solution dries quickly and keeps users cool while working in warmer conditions. Constructed with flatlock seams and a 4-way stretch…


Magid and CarbonX Partner to Co-Brand Line of FR Garments

November 17, 2022

National PPE manufacturer and distributor Magid has partnered with flame-resistant (FR) PPE and apparel company CarbonX to co-brand a line of FR garments that the companies are calling Magid® FR by CarbonX®. “CarbonX garments set the industry standard for lightweight, comfortable, inherently flame-resistant base layer protection, and we’re excited to build on these features in…


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