Tag Archives: Safety Vests

How Do I Choose The Right Surveyor Safety Vest?

Written on Thursday, August 20, 2009 When you are choosing a surveyor safety vest, you will want to consider whether you are wearing it in the daytime or nighttime. These factors will make them differ somewhat. You will also want to determine what class you are going to fall under. These are the two biggest considerations when choosing a surveyor safety vest that is right for you. Class 1 surveyor safety vests should be worn by people who are separated from traffic. Vehicles should be traveling Read more [...]

Ready for the New Hi-Viz Standard?

On November 24, 2008, a new standard for hi-visibility safety apparel went into effect. The standard 23 CFR 634 applies to any person that works on a federally funded highway, and requires either a Class 2 or Class 3 high-visibility safety garment to be worn. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued this new standard in an effort to help protect the lives and well-being of the workers who are exposed to potential hazards while repairing our highways. 23 CFR 634 states that “All workers Read more [...]