Options in Rainwear & Hi-Viz Clothing


Workers suffer thousands of injuries each year due to weather and visibility hazards. Choose the best gear to manage job-related risks and keep your workers warm, visible and dry when the weather is at its worst.

Rainwear

There are a variety of high-visibility rainwear options that include chemical protection, ARC protection and flame resistance.

Cold Resistant
While rainwear is waterproof by definition, some cold resistant clothing goes a step further to ensure the wearer doesn’t freeze in the rain with features like heat-sealed seams for 100% waterproof protection, thicker materials and high loft linings for added warmth.
 
Disposable
More portable than reusable rainwear, disposable often also offers a wider range of motion.
 
Reusable
Far more durable than disposable rainwear, reusable often has a fabric liner.
 
Hi-Viz
In heavy rain, visibility is drastically reduced making hi-viz rainwear important for maintaining line-of-sight and worker safety.
 
Flame Resistant
Flame resistant and self-extinguishing qualities are combined with water repellent materials to make flame resistant rainwear.
 
High Visibility Clothing
Hi-viz clothing is measured by Class and by Level. Class regulates the minimum physical size of the reflective material and Level measures the material’s brightness. Class 3 is the highest class designated by ANSI protection. Know what your job requires and use the table below to choose the protection that’s best for you.

 
 
  Image Description Background Material Reflective Material Reflective Material Min. Width

Class 1

 

Minimum
hi-viz protection

217 in.²

155 in.²

1 in.

Class 2

 

Enhanced visibility, required near
vehicles slower than 25 mph

Shop Class 2

775 in.²

201 in.²

1.375 in.

Class 3

 

Maximum visibility, required near
vehicles exceeding 25 mph

Shop Class 3

1240 in.²

310 in.²

2 in.

Class E

 

Special class for pants, combine with
Class 2 vest to be Class 3 compliant

Shop Class E

465 in.²

108 in.²

2 in.


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