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Roscoe Outfits Reps with High Visibility Work Uniforms

High Visibility Work Uniforms

Over the next several weeks, Roscoe's route service representatives (RSRs) will begin wearing high visibility uniforms, including pants, shirts, shorts, and jackets.

Our RSRs spend a lot of time in potentially-hazardous environments like parking lots, loading docks and roadways. Although visibility uniforms are not required by law for the work and exposure that our RSRs are subject to, we at Roscoe would rather be safe than sorry when it comes to our team members. In addition to employee safety, an accident caused due to low visibility and not taking precautionary measures leaves your company open to OSHA fines and increased insurance premiums. Additionally, an accident that could have possibly been prevented can also affect employee morale.

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Roscoe Recertifies for OSHA's SHARP Program

Roscoe Recertifies for OSHA's SHARP Program

Roscoe is currently recertifying for OSHA's Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP).

SHARP is designed for businesses with less than 250 employees who have dedicated themselves to enacting an exemplary injury and illness prevention program.

While SHARP certification is not a requirement for Roscoe to conduct business, we take pride in maintaining a safe and secure environment for our employees so they can be happy, productive and provide the highest quality of service to our work uniform rental customers.

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Enhanced Safety with Flame Resistant Work Uniforms

Enhanced Safety with Flame Resistant Work Uniforms

Companies are duty bound to assess the risk and provide protective gear and work uniforms to mitigate those risks. To ensure the safety of employees working in electric power generation, transmission and distribution, which includes maintenance staff that work with breakers, employers need to be aware of the importance of flame resistant work uniforms. If you are a safety engineer, safety manager, plant manager, HR director, or in operations, this blog can help you keep your employees safe and insurance premiums down.

OSHA Flame Resistant Requirements

Below is the short version of OSHA's CFR 29 standard for flame resistant (FR) clothing:

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The Chicago Uniform Company is Dedicated to Safety

Safety is important, especially when people feel it is being compromised. In light of recent events, it is crucial that we are safe and those around us are safe. As an employer, you might not have control of situations outside of the workplace, but your employees should be well-protected inside the organization.  text

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The Roscoe Company Examines its Preparedness for National Fire Prevention Month

Team Members Practice Containment Procedures at the Uniform Company

Roscoe, the Chicago mat company, is an avid fan of planning, setting goals and creating contingency plans for all sorts of situations. Emergency situations may occur that no amount of planning can prevent, but being as prepared as possible is key for a swift recovery.

The loss experienced from an unforeseen fire whether at home or at a business place is devastating. According to OSHA, fires and explosions kill an estimated 200 workers and injure more than 5,000 others each year in the U.S.; or 3% of all Fatal Occupational Injuries. A workplace fire could wreak havoc in a matter of minutes. Therefore, it’s vital to have a fire prevention plan in place.

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