About Ryan McHugh

Ryan McHugh is the Digital Marketing Content Specialist at Uniform Nations. A cyborg by nature, he specializes in content writing and digital marketing.

Entries by Ryan McHugh

Finding Uniforms for Your Auto Body Repair and Maintenance Shop

Jan 23, 2017  /  0 Comments  /  by From upfront greeting customers, to behind the scenes repairing and working on cars, all employees in an auto body shop should have some form of uniform. It’s not just because of the need for a basic dress code and for employees to have something to wear while they work—automotive uniforms also serve functional purposes that, […]

Why PPE for Auto Repair and Maintenance Shops Is a Must

Jan 16, 2017  /  0 Comments  /  by In virtually any industry or business there are chances for injury in some some way or another, however for some types of work, the chances are much greater than in others. The automotive industry in particular poses a wide range of hazards stretching from flying particles to harmful airborne fumes, which is why employees need […]

Sanitation vs Safety: How to Find the Best Uniform Service to Suit Your Business

Dec 19, 2016  /  0 Comments  /  by Working men and women face near constant occupational hazards. Whether it’s working with machinery, handling customers food, or providing healthcare services, there’s a chance for injury somewhere along the process, which is why employers use personal protective equipment and specialized uniforms to protect employees. In some industries, aspects of the workplace like sterile and sanitary […]

Personal Protective Equipment: Defining PPE and Its Uses

 /  0 Comments  /  by Whether it’s cooking with open flames or working near exposed wiring, everyday work processes and environments present a range of hazards for employers to address when considering their uniform needs. To help counter these threats, companies turn to specialized uniforms and personal protective equipment (PPE), as it not only sends workers the right message about […]

Uniform Functionality vs Psychology: Trying to Find a Balance

Dec 12, 2016  /  0 Comments  /  by While employee uniforms are commonly used in the workplace, different industries like healthcare, hospitality, and food service use uniforms with a variety of strategies for a range of purposes. For companies and industries with a constant demand for their services, uniforms and uniform color strategies geared towards functionality help to improve the efficiency and productivity […]

Defining Hazardous Healthcare Laundry: When Do Linens and Uniforms Require Special Care?

Nov 28, 2016  /  0 Comments  /  by Compared to other industries, the workplace hazards in healthcare present threats that demand a carefully managed and strictly regulated laundering process for the medical uniforms and linens used by staff and and patients each day.   With the potential for materials to be exposed to infectious illnesses and other dangerous contaminants in environments ranging from […]

Industry-Specific Uniforms: Providing the Protection Employees Need

Oct 21, 2016  /  0 Comments  /  by Businesses in industries ranging far and wide will often require employees to wear uniforms unique to their industry—ranging from the medical scrubs or lab coats of healthcare providers to the flame or slip-resistant shirts and shoes of restaurant kitchen staff. But why do these industries explicitly invest in these specific and sometimes costly uniforms, as […]

How Professional Uniforms and Appearances Empower Your Business

Oct 14, 2016  /  0 Comments  /  by At virtually every business one visits, the employees who work there are almost certain to be attired in a uniform of some type—but what value does a consistent uniform provide businesses, rather than simply enforcing a, “no shirt, no shoes, no employment” policy? While in most (if not all) cases a shirtless and shoeless employee […]

HLAC: What It Is and Why Your Healthcare Facility Should Care

Sep 30, 2016  /  0 Comments  /  by Unlike a restaurant or hotel, when it comes to cleaning medical uniforms and linens for healthcare providers there is much more at stake than just the mere presentation of your hospital or practice. Rather, healthcare facilities are required to ensure their materials are properly sanitized, as potentially infectious illnesses or other contaminants can be captured […]

How Do Your Linens Impact Hotel Star Ratings?

Sep 22, 2016  /  0 Comments  /  by As an individual begins planning for an upcoming weekend trip or extended vacation, one of the first things they seek to do is find somewhere they can stay during their visit. But how could someone tell if the hotel they’re considering booking a room at is either way out of their budget range or far […]

Renting Hospital and Medical Linens in a Nutshell

Aug 10, 2016  /  0 Comments  /  by Linen services are used in industries stretching from restaurants and food service all the way to hospitality. However, when it comes to healthcare, the linens for the medical industry are often in a league of their own.   Placing a whole new set of guidelines for cleaning requirements and sanitation standards, medical linens absolutely must receive proper cleaning […]

Your Company Uniforms: The Ultimate Marketing Tool

Jun 16, 2016  /  0 Comments  /  by Since the age of the Roman Empire, uniforms have been used to create a sense of commonality among those who wear them. Depicting solidarity and helping wearers to become more recognizable, companies that use uniforms help their employees stand out for the services they provide. The way we dress is often both a conscious as […]

How Will You Manage Your Company Linen Cleaning?

Jun 06, 2016  /  0 Comments  /  by In industries like healthcare and food service, there are a number of ways for linens get soiled—ranging from patients with potentially infectious illnesses staying in beds and wearing hospital gowns, to restaurant employees gathering tough stains on their uniforms from spilled food and drink. While dirty linens may be something that most people come to […]

Which Linen Service Is Best for Your Business?

Jun 03, 2016  /  0 Comments  /  by Company linens like tablecloths and hospital gowns are not just a necessity for a business—they can also help to define your company by creating a consistent look and feel across your brand. Despite this, linen services can also be a costly and ongoing expense—making it critical that your company find the best option for managing its […]

Keeping Your Company Clean With Facility Cleaning Services

May 17, 2016  /  0 Comments  /  by Hiring facility cleaning services for your company is comparable to enlisting the help of a Roomba to come and keep your business clean in the background while you and your employees instead focus on providing your quality products and services in the foreground. Rather than trying to run a business within a business by managing […]