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Tips For Choosing The Right Hi Vis Vests And Other Safety Gear

If you think that the only kind of people who can benefit from wearing hi vis vests are roadside construction workers and policemen, then you better think again. Even regular folks like you can find a lot of different uses for high visibility vests and other kinds of safety wear which makes them a worthwhile…

Is There A Need For Safety Vests?

The use of safety vests and other high visibility clothing was first implemented after they were tested in the early 1960’s in Scottish railroads. In preparation for the coming of the newer and faster electrified rail system, railroad safety gear were made to be highly reflective so that the rail workers can be seen from…

A Short Buyer’s Guide On Choosing The Right Safety Wear

The first instance of hi visibility safety wear was back in the early 60’s at the Scottish rail system when they tested reflective railway safety clothing because of the influx of the electric rail system; which meant faster trains and a higher likelihood of the workers getting into an accident. The test was a massive…

Some Reasons Why You Should Invest In Good Safety Workwear

They may not be the best looking clothes that you will ever wear, but you can be sure that you will want to wear safety clothing anyway, especially if your work requires you to. Brightly-colored and reflective safety wear has been in use for decades, and they work great when it comes to preventing serious…

The Importance of High Visibility Safety Clothing

Although they might not be the most fashionable items in your wardrobe, you can at least count on safety clothing to keep you away from harm when you really need it. If you think that only policemen and those who do roadside construction are the only people who need to use hi vis clothing, then…

Hi Vis Workwear – How Clothes Save Lives

If you work in a particularly hazardous environment, more specifically one where the visibility is less than satisfactory, then having hi vis workwear may one day save your life. Railway workwear were among the first to have high visibility features, given the particular risk involved in their work; but now, it is not uncommon to…