healthcare uniforms and scrubs

Choosing new company uniforms is a big decision. From custom style and branding to comfort and safety features, it’s important to incorporate everything you need to help drive your company’s success.

While executives often know how they want uniforms to represent their brand, employees are the ones who wear them everyday. This makes employees a great source for suggestions when creating a uniform program to meet your company’s needs.

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Food production safety

Contamination of products in the food processing industry is a major cause of public health concerns today. Food recalls can destroy a brand and potentially cost millions of dollars from lost sales, the recall execution process, and dealing with brand reputation management in the aftermath. Take High Liner Foods for example. Thier prolonged recalls have led to an estimated loss of nearly $10 million in 2017 alone.

To prevent contamination and the need for recalls, food manufacturing plants should be proactive when it comes to public safety. An initiative can be reached through the implementation of a company-wide voluntary compliance with food inspection and preventative controls that adhere to the standards set by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Investing in clean uniforms are one of the most important quality control efforts your plant can make, as is encouraging good hygiene standards. Here are some steps you can take to avoid a Class 1 Recall.

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Uniform rental program wash method causes issues with employees

Many companies sign on for uniform programs because they understand that, regardless of their industry, looks matter in business. Unfortunately, many get burned by uniform rental and cleaning services that just aren’t up to snuff. If you’re locked into a long-term contract with a company that can’t satisfy your business’s needs, you already know what it’s like.

Your company committed to a monthly fee and in return you expected fresh, clean, wrinkle-free uniforms delivered weekly–uniforms that positively reflected your brand, helped customers easily identify employees, instilled pride in employees, and fostered a professional work environment. But if you aren’t getting the service you thought you signed up for, you’re not going to see these benefits. So, what should your business do?

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Considering options for employee uniforms

Instituting a uniform rental program for the first time or unsatisfied with your current vendor? Signing up for a uniform rental service can add professionalism and organization to your business.

When performing your research on uniform rental companies, it’s important to make sure they’re able to answer any questions you have so you know you’re receiving the best service possible. The rental company you choose should be able to answer all of these questions:

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Should hospitals provide scrubs?

Workers in the healthcare industry are buzzing with questions about uniforms. That’s right, company uniforms. Outside of pay, medical workwear and nursing scrubs are one of the biggest concerns amongst employees in the healthcare industry. Why? Because medical uniforms directly impact employees’ level of comfort, confidence, and professional appearance. Healthcare workers have taken to online forums asking questions such as:

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