Fire and Water when it comes to FR Uniforms

Care of Flame Resistant Uniforms

By Sitex Corp   /    Tuesday, February 16, 2016  /   , , , , , , , ,
At SITEX, we not only consider ourselves experts in helping companies create a professional image for their team members, but also experts in the care and repair of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Last week, we made our case about the benefits of flame resistant garments, but a slapdash approach to their care will leave them…

Industrial worker causing shower of sparks

Flame Resistant Uniforms: Why You Need Them

By Sitex Corp   /    Sunday, January 24, 2016  /   , , , , , , , ,
For many industries, the cost of flame resistant clothing may seem daunting, especially in comparison to everyday work clothing. However, proper protective uniforms should be seen as an investment in the safety of your workers. Since 1970, workplace fatality rates have been reduced by more than 66 percent and occupational injury and illness rates have…

Industrial worker causing shower of sparks

Flame resistant garments for your protection

By Sitex Corp   /    Wednesday, August 19, 2015  /   , , , ,
In 2013, nearly 3.8 million work-related injuries and illnesses were reported in the United States, however, the true toll is likely two to three times greater. For this reason, we cannot overstress the importance of taking every precaution when considering safety, especially when on the job. Beyond safety harnesses and air composition detectors, the uniform…

Flame Resistant Uniforms and fabrics

What you need to know about flame-resistant uniforms

By Sitex Corp   /    Tuesday, December 30, 2014  /   , , , , , ,
What makes our flame-resistant uniforms different than our other work uniforms?  It’s the fabric and the way in which we process and launder them.  We purchase the highest quality flame-resistant uniforms then process and launder them in a way that protects the FR qualities for the life of the garment. All the garments that SITEX…

Why do you need flame resistant garments?

By Sitex Corp   /    Friday, July 29, 2011  /   , , ,
Many companies have team members working in situations that could easily lead to a fast disaster should they not be armed with the correct protective garments.  Flame resistant (FR) garments provide a shield against clothing ignition and sustained flame spread.  The characteristic of the fabric is to resist ignition and self extinguish if ignited.  Here are some common…