Wearing your ID badge does not only indicate that you are showing obedience and respect to your school or company. Wearing the same also signifies that you are a part of that organization and that they are liable to you and vice versa. It also means that you are carrying the name of your school or company wherever you go and whatever you do. That is why most schools and company provide their students and employees with free badge lanyards so that it will be easier for them to comply with the basic requirement of wearing their ID badges at all times.
Attaching your ID badge to a badge lanyard is one of the simplest and most convenient ways to help you develop the habit of wearing your ID. But wearing the same also depends on your purpose and where you will wear your ID badge. There are a variety of badge lanyards that you can choose to wear. They also have different purposes and features to suit your personal need. Some of the usual kinds are Standard lanyards, Breakaway lanyards, Earth-Friendly lanyards, and Custom-Printed lanyards.
Standard badge lanyards provide you with a variety of colors and sizes. This plain printed badge lanyard is a simple and convenient way to display your ID badge. You can also choose what kind of attachment accessory you will use. Breakaway lanyards are perfect to wear in schools, manufacturing facilities, and other places which require safety. It is also designed to prevent the risks of choking and other similar accidents.
Earth-Friendly badge lanyards are those which are made from 100% recycled materials. So if you want a nice looking lanyard which cares for the environment at the same time, Earth-Friendly badge lanyards is the perfect choice for you. Last, but not the least, Custom-Printed badge lanyards allow you to personally design your lanyard by printing your own artwork, or by putting a statement or a slogan. This badge lanyard is perfect if you want to promote your school or your company. It can also be used as a part of your fashion statement.
It is equally important that when you attach your ID badge to your badge lanyard, you must make sure that you are using an attachment accessory that is sturdy. You do not want your ID badge to be detached to your badge lanyard on occasion. Some of the ordinary types of attachment accessories include badge lanyards with hooks, grippers, clips, and rings.
Choosing the right attachment accessory for your badge lanyard depends on your personal need.
Other attachment accessories that you can choose are those with strap clip attachments, magnetic attachment accessories, metal chain attachments, and chain adapters. Those with strap clip attachments are those which slide through the slot of your ID badge and then snaps it shut. This attachment accessory is great for school and work purposes. The magnetic attachment accessory uses a steel plate which magnetically attaches your ID badge to your lanyard. Moreover, it is also great for any type of clothing, even the heavy ones, such as heavy sweaters and jackets.
Those with metal chain attachments are those which have aluminum chains. It is also a great choice because of its resilience and light weight. Moreover, it is also lead-free. Lastly, those with chain adapters work similarly with a strap clip attachment accessory. It also slips one end of the strap through the slot of your ID badge, and then snaps it shut by inserting the chain adapter through the other end of the strap.
You may also find the following attachment accessories helpful in wearing your ID badge:
- Elastic Neck Cord
- Clip with Adhesive Pad
- Retractable Badge Reel
- Half Card Holder.