2023 NEW WARMING GEAR
Shoveling, scraping, salting, chipping, trudging... and then your shift starts. Winter is work. Dress accordingly with a smart layering system that provides comfort for your climate by responding to your workload in real-time.
As cold weather patterns become more unpredictable, no region is immune to a debilitating Polar Vortex—making it more important than ever to be able to identify common cold stress injuries, treatments and how to prevent them in the first place.
Winter is coming. Rest assured. And for millions of workers this means planning for how to keep your head, ears, face, nose, and neck warm. The vulnerable areas above your shoulders. OSHA offers cold stress guidance when taking on the jobsite.
Ever since our ancestors decided to forego their furry coats, live indoors and walk upright, man has been locked in a pitiless battle with Mother Nature. Winter especially conjures up romantic images of steam-breathing crews locked in a no-holds-barred Man vs. Nature Battle Royale. While it certainly takes a special degree of mental fortitude to forge ahead in the bitter cold (Cancun is for quitters!), workers won’t get by safely on grit alone—no matter how thick their blood or their beards.
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.