Work clothes are essential in home workshops, production halls or on construction sites. It protects you not only from dirt, but, depending on the model, also from injuries of various kinds. The right fit and the necessary protective functions are crucial for a pleasant and safe working day.
In our checklist we have summarized all the important components of work clothing for you. You can find the right clothing for your work in our product recommendations.
- For spring and summer, lightweight work jackets made of cotton or a blended fabric are recommended.
- For cold year work, the work jacket should be lined, water repellent and windproof but breathable. For winter jackets, functional textiles that do not allow moisture to pass through from the outside but are still breathable, such as Gore-Tex, are recommended.
- Work jackets are available in sizes S to XXL.
- When it comes to work pants, you have a choice between regular waistband pants and dungarees.
- The advantage of dungarees is that the straps prevent them from slipping during work. They also offer more pockets and compartments where you can safely store tools and other utensils. However, due to the bib and the straps, the freedom of movement is somewhat limited. Depending on the application, dungarees are available in cotton, blended fabric or synthetic textiles.
- Work pants are available in sizes 34 to 50.
- Overalls are still very popular as workwear. They can be put on and taken off quite easily.
- Depending on how loose a jumpsuit is cut, you can also wear it over your street clothes to protect them. The downside is that they can restrict your movement if they are too tight.
- Therefore, when buying a jumpsuit, make sure you get the right dress size. Overalls are available from S to 2XL.
- A complete work wardrobe also includes suitable underwear. T-shirts and underpants made of cotton are recommended. Cotton is a very skin-friendly material and can be machine washed at high temperatures.
- Socks should keep your feet warm in the cold season, but not constrict. The material should be breathable so that you do not sweat in the socks.
- For work, high lace-up shoes are recommended, which can support your ankle and prevent your foot from twisting away. Depending on the work you have to do, work shoes with a protective cap made of sturdy plastic or metal for the toes are recommended, often even mandatory.
- Basically, work shoes made of modern synthetic fibers are more breathable than the classic work shoes made of full leather. The sole should be made of rubber and always coarse , so that you always have a secure grip.
- Work shoes are available in all common sizes, in which there are also casual shoes.
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FAQ About Workwear
Work clothes with a company logo are generally provided by the employer. When signing the employment contract, make sure you know whether or not work clothes are provided by the employer. By law, the employer is not obliged to pay for work clothes unless they are safety clothes.
In principle, the employer must pay for work clothing. However, if the work clothing is not protective or safety clothing, the employee may be required to pay the costs.
Work clothing includes all clothing required for specific work. This includes, for example, work shoes, work trousers, protective goggles or hearing protection.
Work clothing that is heavily soiled by oil or paint should be disposed of in the residual waste. Work clothing in good condition should be disposed of in the used clothing collection.
You are entitled to work clothing if it is safety clothing such as shoes with steel toecaps or protective goggles. If the work clothing is not safety clothing, the employer can demand that the costs be borne by the employee.
For work clothes that are purely for professional use, you can take advantage of tax benefits and deduct the work clothes. In addition, €110 in cleaning costs for work clothes can be deducted annually.
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