Taking Care of Safety Clothes

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    There are all kinds of safety clothes available that protect workers in every imaginable situation. From breathable reflective rain gear to hi vis long sleeve shirts, protective eyewear to workwear for the feet and hands, personal protection has come a long way. As you’re considering safety clothes for your company, there are three important questions to ask yourself:

    1. How long should I expect gear to last? There’s no one answer to this question, since different types of gear go through different types of abuse in the course of a day. What you should do is look at warranties and life expectancy as promised by the manufacturer. Many safety clothes have tags that give an estimated lifespan.
    2. How do I know if it will fit? It’s extremely important that safety clothes fit correctly. If they don’t, not only might they not protect you in an accident; they might actually be the cause of an