August 2, 2012
Filed under: Wearables
When I think back to some of the jobs I’ve had in my life, none of them stand out as particularly dirty. Sure, as a paper boy, my hands would become black with printing ink, and there was a stint I did as a landscaper that lasted four hours (who knew you could be allergic to mulch?), but for the most part my hands have remained relatively clean.
And that’s why I think I find this month’s Wearables magazine article on dirty jobs so intriguing — not only are these people used to getting their hands dirty, they actually do it for a living! Titled “Dirty Jobs: Uniforms Edition“, the folks at Wearables present another down-and-dirty look at the toughest workers around, and the uniforms they wear to get the job done. In this edition, you’ll find:
So the next time you get a little pen ink on your fingers and start cursing the heavens, think of these people (especially the sewage treament workers, oh lordy!).
VIDEO: Watch Wearables’ Editor C.J. Mittica interview paramedics/EMTs about their jobs.