Compliance Made Easy. Prioritize Workforce Safety. Return to Productivity. COVID-19 Safety Program.
Learn More
KPA Logo

Dress Codes: Finding the Right Fit

Emily Hartman /
holding one office shoe and one sandal

During the last decade, dress codes have slowly evolved from casual Fridays to everyday casual attire. Virgin Atlantic, Target, and Goldman Sachs are among several large companies that have recently made this switch. So, should we all follow suit? (No pun intended.)

It depends, businesses and employees need to be reasonable and safe. Should a welder wear flip flops? Maybe not. Can a customer-facing employee wear skinny jeans? Maybe so.

Casual dress code is a show of trust between employers and employees, contributing to a positive workplace culture. It’s a way to educate and empower employees to make positive and safe decisions.

If you hear internal rumblings about dress code or if you’re reviewing your current policy, we’ve developed some basic guidelines to consider. Additionally, if you’re concerned about summertime attire, we have some ideas on how to address safe seasonal clothes.

dress code policy graphic

LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Email Print Software: Mobile app Software: Point Solutions Services: Compliance Services Services: Workplace Health and Safety Services Services: Environmental Risk Management Services About: Leadership Software: Online Training About: Who We Are Resources: Library Industries: Automotive Industries: Distribution Industries: Food and Beverage Industries: Manufacturing Industries: Construction Industries: Energy Industries: Insurance Industries: Transportation Resources: Events and Webinars Resources: Blog YouTube