1811, 2014

Flame Resistant High Visibility Garments

November 18th, 2014|Flame Resistant Workwear, Hi- Vis Clothing|

Flame Resistant High Visibility Garments
Various industries, including electric utility and oil and gas, require flame resistant garments, but there are also times that you may need garments that meet FR requirements and high visibility standards. Working in an area with low visibility and traffic of any speed usually requires high visibility garments. Searching in our “Flame Resistant” category will bring up the subcategory of flame resistant high visibility (FR High Vis) garments. Let’s take a look at a few of the options we have available. […]

1108, 2014

Everything You Need for High Visibility Workwear

August 11th, 2014|Hi- Vis Clothing, Workwear|

Everything You Need for High Visibility Workwear
High visibility workwear is needed for a variety of jobs. We offer many options for high visibility, enhanced visibility, and reflective work shirts, and more. We also have ANSI compliant high visibility work apparel. If you are working in a high traffic area with low visibility conditions, you are probably in need of hi-vis gear. Depending on the amount of traffic and speed limits where you are working, there are different requirements for the level of high visibility workwear you need to wear. Be sure to check with your safety manager or do your research before ordering. Let’s take a quick look at a few of our favorite options in this category. […]

2908, 2013

Flame Resistant and High Visibility: Striping Options

August 29th, 2013|Flame Resistant Workwear, Hi- Vis Clothing, Workwear|

Flame Resistant and High Visibility: Striping Options
You know you need flame resistant workwear, but in some cases you also need high visibility workwear. Bulwark makes several different options for high visibility workwear that will also meet the flame resistant requirements.
When you are working in an area with low visibility and traffic, you should take extra care to wear the right high visibility garments to avoid accidents. Especially in the case of electrical work, it’s important to choose flame resistant garments with high visibility. With Bulwark’s options, you can choose the flame resistant garments that you love, and add high visibility striping. It’s also important to know that the high visibility striping can also be made of flame resistant materials, since you never want to have anything on your flame resistant uniform that might compromise the flame resistant properties of the garment.
The process for finding and ordering a flame resistant uniform with high visibility striping is fairly simple. Most of Bulwark’s garments can have high visibility striping added to them, so you can either choose the garment that you already love, or look for flame resistant garments that will meet the requirements for your job. Coveralls are a popular option, and […]

1211, 2012

High Visibility Clothing Explained

November 12th, 2012|Hi- Vis Clothing|

Are you looking for ANSI compliant high visibility clothing?
Automotive Workwear provides a variety of garments that meet the various standards of the American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel and Headwear. These Standards are divided into three classes of garments based on your type of work. Automotive Workwear provides high visibility clothing that fits your safety requirements. Keep reading for more on specific garments, and jobs that require them.

Class 1 Garments
This class garment is intended to keep safe workers who are separate from vehicle traffic that does not exceed 25 mph. Jobs that might require a class 1 garment are parking service attendants, delivery vehicle drivers, sidewalk maintenance workers, and shopping cart retrievers. The most common type of garment would be a high visibility safety vest. Automotive Workwear offers a safety vest that meets the requirement for a class 2 garment, which means that it is appropriate for class 1. The vest is 100% polyester, featuring a hook and loop front closure with adjustable sides. It offers 360 degree visibility, with front/back 2” reflective striping. This vest is not flame resistant. Manufactured by Red Kap, this vest is recommended for home wash.


511, 2012

High Visibility Work Clothing: Do You Need It?

November 5th, 2012|Hi- Vis Clothing|

Author: AutomotiveWorkwear.com
High Visibility Work Clothing
High visibility workwear is for anyone working in low visibility conditions. If you are in road construction, the police force, emergency medical services, or airport ground crew, you are in need of high visibility work clothing. The American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel and Headwear is a standard that protects workers in low visibility conditions by mandating high visibility workwear in certain areas. There are four classes of garments advised for various job situations. Whether you need work pants, work shirts, or coveralls, rest assured that you can find high visibility apparel to ensure your safety. When looking for high visibility apparel, there are a couple things to consider.

Who needs high visibility apparel?
As stated above, there are a variety of jobs that call for high visibility work clothing. Parking service attendants, delivery vehicle drivers, workers in warehouses with equipment traffic, school crossing guards, railway workers, trash and recycling operations, law enforcement personnel, airport ground crews, survey crews, and on-site accident investigators are just some of the important jobs that call for high visibility workwear. However, not every job calls for the same high visibility items.