Heat. Heat everywhere. Summer signals a time of heat and at times during the season, extreme heat. And if you’re working outdoors, you are at a higher risk of overheating. Roof work, construction, and any other industrial site that are outdoors are hot environments that can exacerbate overheating. During times of extraordinarily hot weather, it’s important to put safety as high priority. Why? Because the cost of overheating is not pretty.
Fortunately, we have all the essential tips to reduce overheating when working outside. We understand many occupations that involve outdoor work cannot simply be put to a halt. Knowing the ways you can protect yourself in the hot heat though will keep you both safe and productive.
BBQ season is here and to celebrate the launch of our new BBQ glove, Grillz, we’re providing a quick guide on what to look for in a BBQ glove.
A BBQ glove? Yes! Whether you’re a passionate pitmaster feeding a party of 50 or a home cook barbecuing for your family on a sunny weekend, a BBQ glove is an essential item to help beef up your BBQ game! There are different types of BBQ gloves, and depending on your application, it’s good to know what kind of BBQ glove works best for you. You don’t have to worry though, as we share with you the five things to look for in a BBQ glove so that you can find the perfect fit.
Dom Donato, our Warehouse Lead in the Mississauga branch, shares his Watson Story, which started 8 years ago. His passion for his job and the company shines through and through right from the very moment he stepped into the doors of Watson Gloves. Read more about Dom’s Watson Story below.
Biodegradable products are becoming more and more relevant, especially as we pay greater attention to the end of life of our products and how they are discarded. With Watson Gloves’ landfill biodegradable gloves, they break down decades quicker compared to their non-biodegradable counterparts, leave no microplastics behind, and minimize waste in landfills. Fantastic, right? But what if we go one step further and tell you that our biodegradable gloves can be turned into organic matter and renewable energy? Then it seems like an easy choice to go the biodegradable route when choosing your gloves.
You must now be asking – how do our biodegradable gloves, a tangible product, convert into energy, an intangible resource? Well, rest assured, that question and more are answered below!
What do we do after we launch our successful eco-conscious WasteNot™ brand? Partner up with other brands to further the sustainable movement, of course! And this year, we’re teaming up with Canadian Tire to bring you Yardworks WasteNot™ gloves, which are made of recycled PET plastic bottles. With two well-established Canadian companies joining forces together, we’re introducing new eco-conscious gloves that will help make yard work easier for Canadians this spring season.
Get your tissue box out, as we get sentimental in this Watson Story! Sabrina Lindsay, our Inventory Manager, started her journey at Watson Gloves 18 years ago. Before settling into her current position, she juggled between three roles… at the same time! Read more about Sabrina’s Watson Story below.
Watson Gloves and Vallen have partnered up to support TROSA, an innovative, multi-year residential therapeutic program based in Durham, North Carolina, which helps individuals with substance use disorders become healthy, productive members of their communities. Each day, TROSA gives more than 500 substance abusers the tools and support they need to thrive and succeed through comprehensive treatment, experiential vocational training, education, and continuing care. Through the partnership of Vallen, Watson Gloves has donated over 7,000 pairs of gloves to TROSA. These gloves will go to great use for the residents in the program.
Every Watson Gloves employee has a Watson Story. With Ali Zuberi, our IT Manager, his story started 9 years ago. Within this time, he was able to develop his career and grow the IT department from a 1-person crew to the 5-person team we have today. Learn about Ali’s Watson Story below!