Smoke signals are passé, newspapers are for packing glassware, and landlines are as popular as phone booths now. To get the skinny on safety, you gotta read The Tenacious Blog for the latest news and info on industry topics, trends, regulations, and more.
7 Apr 21
Think you’re too cool to wear a bright new high-vis vest on the job? Afraid you’ll look like the wide-eyed coffee-fetching rookie? Time for a reality check, you ol’ grizzled vet you. If you’re not seen, you’re at risk. And hi-vis gear that’s old, worn and dirty isn’t exactly high visibility anymore. Read More
7 Apr 21
To the average Joes and Janes driving America’s highways and byways, or just watching construction work across the street, the “safety vests” they see workers wearing might all look the same: Just a brightly-colored top with some silver shine to it. However, these garments are quite technical, and anything but average. Read More
22 Dec 20
With cities across the United States and Canada continuing to experience record-high annual precipitation, it’s not really a matter of if you’re going to get wet—it’s when. And for those regularly working outdoors in rain or snow, a solid set of waterproof work gear is invaluable to getting the job done safely.
19 Nov 20
Why proper reflective material is crucial for hi-vis clothing
In 1895, the first domino fell in what would ultimately become modern-day Daylight Savings Time when George Hudson proposed a two-hour daylight-saving shift. A shift worker by day and entomologist by night, Hudson sought additional after-hours daylight for collecting insects. Over a decade later, in 1908, Port Arthur, Ontario became the first city to enact DST. And, well, you know the rest (unless, of course, you live in Arizona—by the way, what’s up with that?). Read More
26 Aug 20
St. Paul, Minn. (August 27, 2020) – Ergodyne announced an extension of its GloWear® high visibility line with three new vests designed to solve specific worker needs. The launch includes two fire-resistant models and a tether vest designed for working at heights.
“Each of these vests was designed with a different worker in mind,” says Chris Cota, Senior Product Manager for Ergodyne. “From features like dual FR compliance and enhanced breathability to fall-harness compatibility and multiple tethering points, these vests go above and beyond to deliver a trifecta of protection, comfort and convenience.”
17 Jun 20
St. Paul, Minn. (April 23, 2020) – Ergodyne announced two additions to its high-visibility rainwear collection with the launch of the GloWear® 8366 Lightweight Hi-Vis Rain Jacket – Type R, Class 3 and GloWear® 8916 Lightweight Hi-Vis Rain Pants – Class E. Read More
2 May 19
St. Paul, Minn. (May 3, 2019) – Ergodyne announced today that it is adding two new high-visibility vest options to its GloWear® line. The first is a hi-vis 5-point breakaway vest, designed to harmlessly break away from the body in case of entanglement. The second is a self-extinguishing vest designed to prevent after-flame. Read More
4 Dec 18
25 Jul 18
St. Paul, Minn. (July 26, 2018) – Ergodyne announced today an addition to its already extensive line of GloWearⓇ Hi-Vis Apparel. The new 6-pocket GloWearⓇ 8346Z Two-Tone Hi-Vis Class 3 Surveyor Vest is a budget-friendly hi-vis option with plenty of storage to keep the necessities of the workday at hand. Read More
9 Apr 18