Clothing Protects Workers from Insects

The Insect Shield assortment consists of work wear, professional apparel and including clothing that also offers sun protection, flame as well as additional protective items such as mosquito nets for use at home.

The Insect Shield assortment consists of work wear, professional apparel and including clothing that also offers sun protection, flame as well as additional protective items such as mosquito nets for use at home.

Insect-borne diseases are now one of the top risks for outdoor workers. Currently, U.S. industry spends billions of dollars every year in outfitting workers in FR clothing, but most organizations do little to nothing to protect workers from insect-borne disease.

Insect Shield work wear can be as essential to workplace safety as high-visibility and fire-resistant clothing. The Insect Shield assortment consists of work wear, professional apparel and including clothing that also offers sun protection, flame as well as additional protective items such as mosquito nets for use at home.

Studies show a 99 percent reduction in tick bites for outdoor workers wearing Insect Shield. Insect Shield’s EPA-registered technology converts work wear into effective and convenient insect protection that lasts through 70 launderings. Insect Shield apparel products repel ticks, ants, flies, chiggers, and midges (no-see-ums) through 70 launderings. The technology is used by internationally recognized brands across a wide array of clothing and gear categories.

Insect Shield Repellent Apparel and Insect Shield Repellent Gear are products designed to provide long-lasting, effective and convenient personal insect protection. The durable protection provided by Insect Shield apparel and gear is the result of years of research and testing. In July 2003, Insect Shield Repellent Apparel was registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Insect Shield Technology is utilized by leading lifestyle brands, work wear distributors and International relief organizations across the globe to provide effective protection against insects and the diseases they can carry. Insect Shield is an approved vendor of the US Army and US Marine Corps.

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