SOURCE: Workrite Uniform Company, Inc.

Workrite Uniform Company, Inc.

November 11, 2014 15:08 ET

Flame-Resistant Brand Works to Make Schools Safer

High School Welding Class Receives Flame-Resistant Uniforms

OXNARD, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 11, 2014) - Workrite Uniform Company, Inc., a flame-resistant (FR) workwear brand and affiliate of Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company ("Dickies"), is furthering its commitment to school safety. Putting plans into action, Workrite Uniform recently partnered with Serrano High School in Phelan, California, to outfit its 70-student welding class with FR coveralls.

"We are proud to work with education systems to help institutions, like Serrano High School, understand the proper precautions in keeping their students safe," said Workrite Uniform president Keith Suddaby. With school lab explosions, such as the one that took place in Denver on Sept. 15, Workrite Uniform has also recently expanded its line of FR lab coats and was the first manufacturer to offer a women-specific style.

Workrite Uniform asserts that the benefits of outfitting students and research labs with protective gear dramatically outweighs the costs should an accident occur, as these products reduce the severity of potential injuries, increase the likelihood of survival and lessen financial risk for the institution.

More information on Workrite Uniform, industry safety and FR garments can be found at Workrite.com. Join the conversation on Facebook at Facebook.com/WorkriteUniform.

ABOUT WORKRITE UNIFORM COMPANY, INC.

Founded in 1973, Workrite Uniform Company, Inc. has delivered high-quality flame-resistant (FR) workwear for more than 40 years. They are also the leading supplier for FR station wear for fire service. An ISO 9001:2008-certified company, Workrite Uniform is solely focused on the development and manufacturing of FR clothing. Workrite Uniform is an affiliate of Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company ("Dickies"), the number-one global workwear brand. Today, Workrite Uniform offers three top-quality FR brands -- Workrite® FR, Dickies® FR and Walls® FR. For more information on Workrite Uniform, visit www.workrite.com.

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