Clothing information

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Julia, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. Julia

    Julia New Member

    I just got hired at UPS for package handler and I wanted to know what clothes I should wear for the work. I know I need comfortable boots which I already have. I also know that I'm going to get dirty and not to wear anything to nice but what type of clothing should I wear like loose fitting shirts or a little more of a tighter shirt like work out clothes? And what kind of pants ?
  2. AndUPSER

    AndUPSER Active Member

    Anything that makes you comfortable, but like you said, nothing to nice. Today I wore shorts, a loose t-shirt and flannel.
  3. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Dont wear anything,you care about getting ruined.
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  4. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    a tube top and boy shorts... maybe some yoga pants!! IF... and I say IF, you can pull it off
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  5. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    You get real dirty in the hub.
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  6. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Yoga pants should not come in sizes larger than L. Also leggins are not pants.
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  7. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    yoga pants and a sports bra are perfect for your situation. Welcome to Brown and enjoy the workout.
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  8. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    if you can't pull it off.... PLEASE pull it OFF
  9. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    1st day of kindergarten boys n girls you should wear what your mommy picks out lmfao.
  10. undies

    undies Active Member

    When I was working in the hub, I wore some dickies brand shorts and old t shirts. You'll figure it out after the first day...
  11. HBGPreloader

    HBGPreloader Active Member

    What shift are you working?

    I work preload - basically anywhere between 3:00 to 9:00 am.

    If the forecast is calling for lows above 40°, I wear shorts and a t-shirt while working.

    Anything below that, I'll wear jeans and t-shirt.

    Rarely, perhaps when the temps drop into the teens, do I wear long sleeves or anything heavier.

    Good socks are very important too.
  12. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Within the first hour at work you will figure it out. Check out what others wear.
  13. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Wear whatever's comfortable....and don't wash your work clothes with your regular least I don't.
  14. Julia

    Julia New Member

    I'm going to be working the 4am shift
  15. Nostromo

    Nostromo Member

    Shorts and a tank top or a t shirt should be fine. Good boots and socks and you should be golden

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  16. Oak

    Oak Active Member

    What I've read, sleeveless shirts aren't allowed. Also, no holes, no cutoff shorts.
  17. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    Dress for comfort. What you want to wear will depend on what they end up having you do. If youre loading package cars you're not going to get very cold. If you are unloading trailers you'll want to dress warmer.
  18. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

    I always wore sweat pants and a pocket t-shirt / worked for me.
  19. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Where did you read that? I wear cutoff shorts to work for years and sleevless t-shirts. ..was never told I couldn't.
  20. Oak

    Oak Active Member

    I'll have to find it. Know I have it somewhere. I'm sure it's one of those things that's not enforced unless a sup has a cork somewhere.