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Labor Day Weekend: Top 5 Things to Do Before Summer’s Over

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The temperature is dropping,  the kiddos are going back to school, and Labor Day weekend is approaching. Yep, its the last days of summer and you can't help but feel a little sad. Luckily, you have one

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Constructed for Greatness!

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Unlike Wall E, we were not born constructed for greatness! Pixar's adorable robot Wall E was created to clean up and work through a construction site with all the safety requirements met. He's one cute

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Cool Threads

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We all have that one friend. That friend who just oozes cool-ness. When he or she walks by, you hear downtown jazz music with a snare, a snap, and a crack!
Barey Bones' friend Stogi was that bear

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Summertime Sadness: Cool Summer Blue Jeans

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Heat waves are rollin' on in. Nothin' but ice cold lemonade and a fan can cure those summertime blues. But like Lana Del Rey says, "Got that summertime sadness." To cheer up that heat stricken frown, grab

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Ditch Those Summertime Blues With Our Cool and Comfy Sandals

Summer is coming! If you’re like me, you’re anxiously awaiting the 100 degree temperatures, armed with an arsenal of flip flops and ice cream sandwiches. If you’re not like me…well, you at least need some fun sandals to help keep your feet cool as you endure another season of blazing heat caused by that really bright yellow thing in the sky. To help you along (because I’m nice like that), I’ve found some pretty sweet things for you to do this summer, and some really sweet new kicks to wear while doing them.

1. Take a hike!

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There’s nothing better than taking in the smell of trees, the beautiful sights of the great outdoors, and the sounds of the birds and other woodland creatures as you walk along the trails. And there’s nothing worse than sweaty feet and wet socks on a long hike. Okay, so getting eaten by a bear might be worse. But you won’t have to worry about bears or sweat when you strap on your Hi-Tec 40769 Women’s Waimea Falls Sandals and hit the trails.

It only looks like a friendly wave. In reality, he’s jealous of your fancy footwear. And hungry. Very, very hungry.

*Sandals not guaranteed to ward off bears. Please stay away from bears.

Hi-Tec 40769 Women’s Waimea Falls Sandals. They come in green. I like green.

 

2. Pitch a tent!

Ahh, camping. Roasted hot dogs on the fire, spending the night under the stars, and all the s’mores you can eat with only a small fraction of the guilt. At night, you’ll probably want to lace up your most comfortable sneakers over a pair of warm wool socks, but during the day, you need a light and breezy sandal that’s both rugged and feminine.

Enter the Timberland Tree 8234R Women’s Earthkeepers Lola Bay Thong. With an extra strap to keep your flips from flopping off (and to make it harder for bears to steal them), these sandals will take you from the campsite to the lake in comfortable style.

 

You won’t mind the dirt and the bugs as much when you’re enjoying the leather-covered cushioned footbed of the Timberland Tree 8234R Women’s Earthkeepers Lola Bay Thong.

 

3. Take to the seas(ide)!

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So maybe the woods aren’t your thing–all those bugs, trees and don’t forget the bears that aren’t afraid of sandals. It can be quite scary. So how about a nice trip to the beach? The breeze on your back, the soothing sounds of the waves crashing against the shore, the sand burning your feet. And that’s why we’re here today…even on the beach, you need some protection for your footsies. How about the Carhartt WA069 Women’s Marquette Flip-Flops? Cute, comfortable, and they’ll protect you from those pesky sand demons.

The beach-friendly Carhartt WA069 Women’s Marquette Flip-Flops.

 

4. Rock the backyard BBQs in style!

Of course, the great outdoors can’t always be so great, and, after all your backyard is 99.9999991% guaranteed to be bear-free. Treat your less fortunate, pool-less friends to a pool party and barbeque! You’ll be the hostess with the mostess when your guests see your fiery red Timberland Tree 8258R Women’s Earthkeepers Whittier Leather Wedge Sandals. Don’t have a pool? With these sandals, you don’t need one! Just show up to your swimming pool endowed neighbor’s house wearing these babies and they won’t be able to turn you down for a relaxing lounge by the pool.

The Timberland Tree 8258R Women’s Earthkeepers Whittier Leather Wedge Sandals in Dark Red will make you the belle of the backyard.

 

5. Embrace your soccer mom style

If your summer is filled with grocery store trips and kids’ soccer games, you’ll need a fun and comfortable sandal that will keep you going and won’t make you feel like you spent the day stepping on pointy objects while running away from hungry bears. The Sanita 443684 Women’s Sangria Nikka Leather Open Back Sandal will do just that. The rocker bottom helps to propel the foot forward as you walk, making your stroll through the bread aisle more enjoyable. The best part about spending your summer cheering on the Tigers? They already beat the Bears.

The Sanita 443684 Women’s Sangria Nikka Leather Open Back Sandal in Lime will make your day-to-day tasks a bit more fun and bright.

 

Photo Credit: Fanpop, Carville Landscape, Pacific Youth Soccer

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What the heck is FR? Flame Resistance Week

Great balls of fire! There are risks with any job, but if you have fire risks in yours, taking the proper precautions can save your arm, leg, and life! FRC is one of the most commonly used clothing products for jobs that encounter electrical, chemical, and combustible elements that can start a fire. Wearing something as simple as standard FRC gloves orFRC pants can prevent injury during a mistake which, lets face it, we are human and slips-ups do happen. So, the first step to protecting yourself is educating yourself, which also is one of your abilities as a complex human being!

Refinery workers

 

Electrician Jobs

 

Food Production Industry

Common FR questions:

What does FR stand for?

FR is the common abbreviation for Flame Resistant in regards to the material of clothing that can self-extinguish during an accident that can cause a fire to start

What does FRC mean?

FRC stands for Flame Resistant Clothing. You can commonly see the abbreviation in bids or quotes for safety work clothing

Who wears Flame Resistant clothing?

Workers who are consistently in a hazardous environment should wear standard FR clothing. If you are around any kind of Electric Arc (electricians, electric linemen),Flash Fire (refinery, chemical, or pharmaceutical), and Combustible Dust Explosion(paper industry, paint industry, food processing). Anyone who comes in close contact with energized electrical equipment should wear FRC to protect themselves from a potential electrical accident.

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Where can I buy FR clothing?

Carhartt ® is one of the leading brands that provides a wide selection of FR garments. You can even create and entire outfit of FR clothing by layering to keep you safe in the toughest conditions. For a job where you need to free up your arms like electrical work, put on the Carhartt FRK294 Flame Resistant Long-Sleeve T-Shirt with the Radians AP1-60 Rad-Apocalypse Safety Glasses so you can get into a small space while protecting your arms and eyes. For colder conditions for example in a refinery, stay warm and keep yourself safe with Carhartt FRJ195 Men’s Flame-Resistant Duck Bomber Jacket and the Carhartt FRB002 Flame-Resistant Twill Work Pant. Now you can go to work and look forward to the weekend without worrying about catching on fire! Stay golden!

Carhartt FRK294 Flame Resistant Long-Sleeve T-Shirt

Radians AP1-60 Rad-Apocalypse Safety Glasses

Carhartt FRJ195 Men's Flame-Resistant Duck Bomber Jacket

 Carhartt FRB002 Flame-Resistant Twill Work Pant

Sources: UniFirst

Photo Credit: Digital TrendsEHow , County of NapaABCLocal