Keeping Workers Safe The Importance of High-Visibility Clothing

Written by Shopping Magazine on May 10, 2017. Posted in Hi vis button up shirts, Hi vis work jackets, High visibility t shirts

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For those who work in manual labor jobs such as construction, high-visibility clothing is not only a safety precaution but a necessity. Workers can easily go unnoticed by moving vehicles and machinery, which can lead to work injuries or even death. 4,836 workers were killed in work-related accidents in 2015 alone and, in 2014, workers in their late teens missed an average of four work days because of a work-related injury.

Providing workers with contrasting apparel such as reflective pants, cargo work pants with reflective tape, high visibility t shirts, high visibility winter jackets, or a fluorescent vest will make them more visib