Work Uniform Blog

Out With the Old, In With the New: Garment Replacements

The Chicago uniform company recently discussed shortages and repairs as part of a series outlining the common industry issues and how Roscoe works to reduce and eliminate these disruptions. Today’s post will feature replacements. If replacements are not handled properly, it could very well lead to shortages which is quite the hassle.

Roscoe has a system in place that catches when a garment needs replacement, reduces the need for replacement and protects you from unwanted charges.

First, the uniform rental company inspects all garments internally, during processing and by Route Service Representative. Before a product is even brought back for …

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Defend Your Workplace Against Illness

While some have the luxury of almost never getting sick, 98% of workers are affected by minor illnesses each year. Spending about eight hours every day, in the same space, touching the same appliances, machinery, buttons, handles and surfaces as your peers will affect even the toughest of immune systems.

There are certain areas in an office that contain the greatest number of germs:

  • 75% of break room sink faucet handles
  • 48% of microwave door handles
  • 27% of keyboards
  • 26% of refrigerator door handles
  • 23% of water fountain buttons
  • 21% of vending machine buttons

Everyone is aware that washing your …

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Staying Safe in Extreme Cold

The temperatures and weather conditions that hit the Midwest and most of the U.S. the last couple of days have been brutal. The record setting temperatures caused many states to issue disaster warnings, close schools, offices, and major roadways. This uniform rental company, however, stayed operating, as did most of our customers.

Thankfully, our Team Members and Fleet had minimal issues, besides having to go outside. While the world of “Chiberia” may be gone, for now at least, here are some important tips to follow to stay safe in that kind of extreme cold:

  • Properly layer – the layer closest

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Getting Organized in 2014

If you’re still trying to keep the resolutions made in 2011, or 2010, it might be time for some new ones. A resolution that might not be at the top of anyone’s list is to be more organized, personally and professionally. It’s not one we give a lot of thought too because it doesn’t sound exciting or grandiose, but it could lead to increased productivity and better time-management. And, who knows, you might even continue going to the gym through the second week of January.

Peter Economy gives 6 tips to getting and staying organized in the piece, “6 Keys …

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