How to choose work clothes according to the nature of work

- Aug 24, 2020-

Wearing work clothes reasonably can help regulate body temperature and protect the skin to achieve the purpose of waterproofing, fireproofing, thermal radiation, poisoning, and animal biting prevention. Whether work clothes are reasonable is directly related to human health.

When working in a high temperature environment, there is a large amount of exposure to heat radiation. Therefore, the overalls worn when working under high temperature conditions should be white or light-colored as much as possible, and the fabric should be thick and soft. In addition, working under high temperature sweats a lot, and some people like their upper body shirtless, which will cause heat radiation to burn the skin, make the skin hot and dry, and reduce the heat dissipation function. It is also easy to cause physical injury. Therefore, you should not only wear clothes when working under high temperature, but also wear thicker long-sleeved clothes and trousers, and wear gloves, even face masks, foot guards, etc.


Mechanics often go between machines, they need to avoid clothes being tangled by machines, and they need to be resistant to friction. Therefore, work clothes are required to be tight-fitting, the hem, cuffs, and trouser legs can all be buttoned up, and the fabrics are required to be strong, wear-resistant, and darker in color.


Workers or laboratory technicians engaged in chemical production should wear rubber aprons, rubber long gloves, and rubber long overshoes in addition to thick tight-sleeved work clothes when working in workshops and laboratories containing corrosive substances. If necessary, wear rubber overalls with helmets and helmets that can be isolated from the outside world.


Agricultural production workers can use ordinary light-colored coarse cloth or khaki overalls for general outdoor operations.


Forest workers should wear three-tight overalls and tighten the collar, cuffs, and ankles to prevent pests.

Cooks and food workers should wear white work clothes with buckles on the back. Work clothes are required to be longer than knees, cuffs can be fastened, and hats and masks should be worn to enhance cleanliness and prevent food contamination.

In addition to choosing work clothes according to the nature of the work, you should also pay attention to special clothing. Work clothes should only be worn in the workplace and should not be taken home to prevent the spread of germs or poisons. Attention should also be paid to keep it clean and tidy, wash and sew frequently, to ensure that the work clothes play their due protective role.