York, Pennsylvania is home to more than 430,000 people and more than 7,900 businesses. Over the years, York has evolved from a small agricultural into a manufacturing and business hub. In fact, several big businesses now call York home, including Harley-Davidson, York Barbell, Voith Hydro, York International, Utz Quality Foods, Snyder’s of Hanover, Starbucks Coffee Company, BAE Systems and more. Today, York is the 3rd Largest Manufacturing County in Pennsylvania, with more than 1,000 manufacturing companies employing nearly 53,000 people.
Many of these manufacturing facilities are required to comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards and safety regulations protect employees from flammability, arc flash, or explosion risks in the workplace. And, believe it or not, clothing plays a major role in complying with these standards. According to OSHA, industrial apparel cannot play a hand in worsening the severity of a burn incurred while working. Improper clothing made up of synthetic materials like polyester, rayon, and blends can actually exasperate burns and fires, oftentimes melting onto the skin when exposed to high levels of heat, while cotton and natural fibers fuel fires, increasing the risk of exposing workers to bad burns.
In addition to National Fire Protection Association 70E standard (NFPA) and the National Electric Safety Code (NSEC), OSHA has implemented its own 1910.269 standard, which gives guidelines that rate industrial apparel’s ability to thwart harm from happening to employees exposed to flames and high heat.
Flame Resistant Uniform Rental in York, Pennsylvania
Lord Baltimore, an independently owned uniform rental company located in Baltimore, Maryland, offers an extensive line of flame retardant garments (FR Garments) for rental, lease or purchase. Our FR garments are manufactured by Bulwark Protective Apparel, the largest producer of flame resistant apparel in North America. Bulwark designs, tests, and produces occupational apparel of uncompromising quality for individuals exposed to flames, electric arcs, and flash fire.
If you have any questions about Flame Resistant Uniform Rental in York, Pennsylvania, please contact Joe Bateman at Lord Baltimore Uniform by calling 800-292-1224 or visiting LordBaltimoreUniform.com today.
For over thirty years Lord Baltimore Uniform has provided outstanding uniform rental service throughout Maryland, Washington DC, northern Virginia, Southern Pennsylvania, and Delaware at a level higher than any other uniform rental provider around. We are small enough that every one of our customers – like you – is very important to us. A fact that is evident in our incredible 96% customer retention last year.