IMPORTANCE OF UNIFORMS: REASONS FOR WEARING IT
“It matters not how you see, but what you see”
You are what you wear. This statement holds very true when it comes to protective apparel. That's because the safety of at-risk employees depends on not only the performance of their protective apparel but also its wearable quality.
Characteristics that encourage workers to wear garments at the proper time and in the proper way should be considered key criteria when selecting protective clothing inventory. To achieve necessary protection, workers must be willing and able to wear the proper clothing when performing their duties.
Employers must be responsible for selecting protective apparel that meets the specific workplace hazard. The employer's success in meeting these requirements can be influenced greatly by the ‘wearability characteristics’ of the uniform garments for their work force.
WHY WEARING UNIFORMS IS A GOOD PRACTICE?
Today, uniforms are considered a good practise. Listed below are few key notes as to why uniforms are important and need to continue:
- YOUR INDUSTRY DEMANDS YOU TO BE PROFESSIONAL
With uniforms being worn since ancient times, many industries have grown to make them a healthy practise and make them mandatory. For instance, people would appreciate it if they can quickly identify service providers in service industries to get help when needed. Similarly, in the manufacturing and public safety industry, people would be able to identify officials swiftly in uniforms then the officers walking in plain clothes. Uniforms bring a sense of oneness, providing protection to workers.
- BRAND AWARENESS
Another importance of uniform wearing uniforms is building brand awareness. Uniforms represent the standards and create an image of the company, the professionalism presented to a customer is the first sight of him seeing a company’s employee. The neatness and way employees are in their uniforms says a lot about the company.
Choose a good uniform pattern if one wants to establish their brand, choose to display your logo or maybe your brand name.
- CREATE A SENSE OF EQUALITY
When everyone in the business or school wears the same uniform attire, be it employees in a company or students in a school, all have equal footing. This creates equality amongst the entire unit or class. This increases self-confidence and unifies the group. Everyone is on the same platform, regardless of economic status.
- MONETARY SAVINGS
On an employees' perspective, wearing a uniform allows you to invest in other forms of clothing you desire. Consider this in the form of Friday clothing, weekend attires or something you fancy buying.
- A SENSE OF BELONGING
Uniforms create a sense of belonging. Everyone wearing one feels at home, and that improves team building and overall satisfaction. There is that work culture which comes in into everyone. The sense of togetherness, oneness and a mind-set to stand for one and other.
Work rates are seen to be better in company’s having such positive factors as compared to other firms.Are you a business owner who’s looking for quality, affordable uniforms for your employees? Contact Uniform Wholesalers for any queries and requirements.
- Parveen Gowda