When your body is cold you are 25% more likely to have a workplace accident.
Research shows that when your body is distracted by the cold and trying to keep you warm, you are significantly more likely to have an accident.
So, if only for comfort, at least layer up!, knowing that your comfort is your safety.
Long johns, Long sleeve t shirts and other wickable undergarments protect your body from the cold.
FR Base Layer Undergarments products such as Devold Spirit Balaclava and Wenaas Nomex IFR Balaclava also give extra protection against flame and heat risks. (By reducing and wicking away your sweat, the wicking undergarments reduce the risk of your perspiration boiling your skin if there is a flash fire or arc burst).
Accordingly, most manufacturers of flame retardant coveralls strongly recommend you also wear FR undergarments underneath their FR Coveralls.
Skin burn tests show that layering significantly reduces the damage to your life expectancy in the case for a flash or arc heat burst.
The cold wear accessories such as beanie hats and trapper hats prevent heat loss from the head.