Work Uniform Blog

Employee Appreciation Day

Employee Appreciation Day

To commemorate all the hard work and effort that our team has put forth during the first half of the year, the Chicago Uniform Company deemed June 2 “Employee Appreciation Day.”

Throughout 2016 we’ve had several tour groups, potential customers, etc. come from near and far to see our plant and it was only with the help of our great team that we were able to pull it off without a hitch. Whether it was coming in on their off days, staying a little later or picking up trash that needed to be picked up, it was a group effort …

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Floor Mats: More Dirty Facts

Floor Mats: More Dirty Facts

In the spirit of national safety month, below are the latest research findings and statistics related to the impact of dust and dirt on the appearance of your place, impact on labor and the impact on the health of people.

Appearance

  • “91% of shoppers select a store to shop in because of its appearance” (Progressive Grocer)
  • When asked, “What’s the first thing you look at when judging cleanliness?” the most popular first response of consumers was “Floors” (42%)
  • “A 10-year long study released also underscores the importance of entranceways, finding that students, when visiting colleges, largely based their selections on

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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 …

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The Dirty Facts about Dust & Floor Mats

The Dirty Facts about Dust & Floor Mats

So, you think you know about dust and floor mats?

Below is the latest research (brace yourself…) followed by an explanation of how floor mats will save you money, why rental mats work better and why renting from The Roscoe Company makes “cents” (in addition to renting work uniforms from us).

Floor Mats & Dust by the Numbers

  • 90% of the dust, dirt and grime in public buildings is “tracked in” from the outside – Textile Rental Services Association
  • Studies show that one square yard of commercial grade carpeting can accumulate one pound of dirt over a week period

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