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Stay Cool in the Heat with Ergodyne Cooling Gear

It seems like just yesterday we were complaining about the cold weather. But the heat of summer is well on its way and will be here before we know it. Knowing how to combat the heat and keep your body cool can make all the difference while on the job. Our Gear Experts® are going to break down some cooling gear from Ergodyne that has been tenaciously designed to help you beat the heat.  

Heat-Related Illnesses

  Before we cover cooling gear, it’s important to note why cooling gear can be a critical part of your gear set-up during the summer months. Being hot can be uncomfortable but that isn’t the real danger. The real danger lies in heat-related illnesses like heat stress and heat exhaustion. Heat stress hospitalizes nearly 3,000 workers annually and results in dollar lost in health expenses, lost time, and an overall loss in productivity. That’s where cooling gear comes into play.  

Cooling Gear from Ergodyne

  Cooling gear can not only make you more comfortable, but it can help prevent heat stress and heat exhaustion allowing you to get the job done without risking your health and well-being. Ergodyne has long been known for making top-of-the-line PPE, tool bags, and drop prevention equipment. And they cut no corners when it comes to cooling gear.  

Ergodyne Chill-Its 6487 Cooling Multiband

  Cooling towel   The Ergodyne Chill-Its 6487 Cooling Multi-Band offers head and face protection from the sun, dust and flying debris, as well as cooling relief. Plus, it features evaporative technology for immediate cooling and UPF 50+ protection against the sun’s harmful rays. Using it is easy, too. Simply wet the cooling band to activate instant cooling relief that lasts for hours. And, when you’re done wearing it – just toss it in the washing machine to make it good as new. $9.99 | Shop Now  

Ergodyne Chill-Its Hard Hat Neck Shade with Cooling Towel

  Neck Towel   Hard hats aren’t always known for their ability to keep your head cool. That’s where the Ergodyne Chill-Its Hard Hat Neck Shade with Cooling Towel comes it. It is essentially the same material and the Cooling Multiband listed above, but it features a special strap that makes it conveniently attach to the suspension on most hard hats. $9.99 | Shop Now  

Ergodyne 6685 Chill-Its Dry Evaporative Cooling Vest

  Cooling Vest   Cooling towels and neck shades work great and can make a real difference. But sometimes even those alone aren’t enough to keep you cool. For the really hot days look no further than the Ergodyne 6685 Chill-Its Dry Evaporative Cooling Vest. This thing is a beast and covers nearly your entire chest and back with cooling technology that can last for up to 3 days. To activate the vest, all you have to do is fill it up with 13 ounces of water through the easy reservoir cap. Then, get back to work and let the vest handle keeping you cool. And, just like the multiband and towel, to keep it clean just toss it in the washing machine.   Starting at $149.99 | Shop Now   Our Gear Experts® have covered heat stress extensively in previous blog posts. → Click here to see our Heat Stress 101 blog post → Click here to see our blog post on tips for how to properly protect yourself while working in the heat → Click here to see our selection of Ergodyne cooling products → Click here to see our full selection of cooling products → Click here to see our full selection of Ergodyne products   **The content of this blog is not intended to replace proper, in-depth training. Manufacturer’s instructions must also be followed and reviewed before any equipment is used.  

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