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A Blueprint of Advanced FR Clothing Options for the Electric Utility Industry

Serious job hazards — they are just a part of the job. It’s why electrical power line installers and repairers are listed in the U.S. Bureau of Statistics most dangerous jobs in America.

But battling the changing elements and temperatures, staying focused on the job and knowing you get one chance with no room for mistakes ... that can be a challenge.

Start with your apparel -- is it designed to keep you drier and safer on the job? Take a look below at the newest, most advanced high performance FR apparel on the market. How does your lineman gear stack up?

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The Benefits of Choosing Lakeland FR Apparel

SHARP DESIGN FEATURES
You’ve been wearing stylish performance gear for years, now you can get it at work. Lakeland’s contrasting stitch design means you can go from safe-at-work to the gym, the trails or out on the town, with ease.


SEAMLESS UNDERARM GUSSETS
FR shirts designed to eliminate seam pull and shirt rise mean you won’t feel any restriction as you maneuver on the job. In fact, you’ll feel total arm freedom with our industry leading underarm gussets and seamless design. Less chafing and restriction, maximum comfort.


CONTOURED SHAPE FOR IMPROVED SAFETY
No matter what your size or shape, men or women, Lakeland has an FR performance shirt for you. Designed to provide functional fit for all, Lakeland apparel offers a sleek design to reduce bulk and keep you safe on the job.


SUPERIOR MOISTURE WICKING TECHNOLOGY
Our FR garments are designed to pull moisture off your skin to keep you cooler in the heat and warmer in the cold. With your body temperature in check, you’ll see a boost in your comfort and overall safety on the job.

TAG FREE BACK COLLAR
Lakeland FR Performance apparel is designed with your comfort in mind. The tag free back collar means you’ll never fight with an itchy neck tag again.


MOBILITY OF ARM MOVEMENT
Designed to accommodate overhead reaching and side to side movements, the Lakeland apparel arm construction is a thing of beauty. With a singular seam that runs the length of the sleeve and body, the garment is both flexible and functional.

FLAT SEAM CONSTRUCTION
Never feel the scratch of thread again. Lakeland FR performance garment seams are smooth and comfortable against your skin, with fabric laid side-by-side and stitched flat, so the transition of fabric is almost, well, seamless.

FUNCTIONALITY IN THE DESIGN
A properly constructed FR garment should balance safety, protection, fabric quality and comfort, without compromise. Designed specifically to outlast the elements and maximize moisture wicking and comfort, Lakeland’s FR performance apparel is designed with safety and maneuverability in mind.

The clothes you wear on the job, matter — for your comfort, for your performance and for your safety. Shouldn't you choose FR gear with advanced technology and industry-leading design? It’s simple, just #AskforLakeland.

Interested in learning more lineman training and fitness tips, and how to layer FR clothing to optimize on-the-job performance? Download our eBook now: Lineman Safety & Performance Guide Learn how you can climb stronger, work safer and prevent accidents.

Lakeland FR performance apparel offers dual-certified protective apparel with advanced moisture wicking technology and a lightweight design with maneuverability and comfort in mind. Learn more by following Lakeland on Facebook and Twitter, and be sure to #AskForLakeland.

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