711, 2013

Hazard Risk Categories (HRC): Complying with NFPA 70E

November 7th, 2013|Flame Resistant Workwear, Workwear|

Hazard Risk Categories: Complying with NFPA 70E
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard 70E refers to the standard for electrical safety in the workplace. According to the NFPA website, they developed this standard at the request of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in order to “help companies and employees avoid workplace injuries and fatalities due to shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast.” This standard gives requirements for safe work practices, reducing exposure to electrical hazards. The NFPA 70E has a hazard risk category (HRC) rating system that is the standard for the electrical industry. Jobsites are required to have certain protection standards for workers, and the HRC levels help safety managers know how to outfit their workers in flame resistant workwear. There are four different levels. The HRC […]

611, 2013

Interested in Our Wholesale Program?

November 6th, 2013|Workwear|

Interested in Our Wholesale Program?
Automotive Workwear sells a variety of brands, including numerous brands owned by VF Imagewear. We are the largest wholesale distributor for trusted brands Red Kap, Bulwark, and Chef Designs workwear in the United States, and we are happy to offer wholesale pricing for resellers of small quantities. We have the lowest prices on these brands, and our wholesale pricing […]

511, 2013

Setting Up a Uniform Program for Your School

November 5th, 2013|Workwear|

Setting Up a Uniform Program for Your School
Many technical schools have a fresh batch of students entering the program every six weeks, if not more often. New students means finding uniforms and getting them embroidered with your school logo. Having a uniform program can save you time and stress, by being able to simply have your students place an order with you online, and have all the needed uniforms and items sent. Automotive Workwear is proud to work with a number of schools, providing them with a uniform program […]

111, 2013

A Behind the Scenes Look at Chef Uniforms

November 1st, 2013|Restaurant Apparel, Workwear|

A Behind the Scenes Look at Chef Uniforms
The business of being a chef is one of the oldest careers in the world. Chef uniforms, the traditional checkered pants and white jacket, are more recent, having been introduced in the last several hundred years. Today, you will find chef pants that vary from checkered, to plain black, to striped, to fun fabrics with hot peppers all over them, and chef jackets with more style and variety than ever […]

3110, 2013

Measuring for a Good Fit: FR Garments for Women

October 31st, 2013|Flame Resistant Workwear, Workwear|

Measuring for a Good Fit: FR Garments for Women
While we looked at how to properly measure men for well fitting flame resistant workwear in another blog post, this one will look at how to properly […]

3010, 2013

Measuring for a Good Fit: FR Garments for Men

October 30th, 2013|Flame Resistant Workwear, Workwear|

Measuring for a Good Fit: FR Garments for Men
When you are ordering flame resistant uniforms, you want to ensure that each garment fits the workers properly. You will get the best measurements by having someone else measure you for the right fit, so having a person measure your whole crew might be a good option. Whether you hire someone to measure them, or do it yourself, these handy guidelines […]