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General High Visibility PPE

General High Visibility PPE

 

Total Rope Solutions high visibility range is suitable for all major industry and environments.  We have a wide range of garments and workwear from short & long sleeve vests, bomber & full length jackets, heat & flame retardant materials along with shower and waterproof garments.

Its so critical to use the correct high visibility workear and ensure it complies with the relevant industry & environment.  eg: Orange workwear conforms to GO/RT 3279.

 

EN471: 2003 High Visibility standards

EN471 is the harmonised European standard for high visibility clothing.

It specifies the requirements for signalling the user's presence day or night. The standard provides performance perameters & class levels that are implemented by business & industry.

  • Class 1: Minimum Level

Minimum level of protection required for any persons working on a private road or to be used inconjunction with a higher classed garment.  Must incorporate a minimum of 0.14m2 of background material and 0.10m2 retro reflective material. (2m of 5cm wide reflective tape)

  • Class 2: Intermediate Level

Required for any persons working on or near A or B class roads, also for delivery drivers. Must incorporate a minimum of 0.50m2 of background materials and a minimum of 0.13m2 of retro-reflective material.  (2.60m of 5cm wide reflective tape)

  • Class 3: Highest Level

Highest level of protection, required for any persons working on or near motorways or dual carriage ways or airports. Must incorporate a minimum of 0.8m2 of background materials and a minimum of 0.20m2 of retro-reflective material.  (4m of 5cm wide reflective tape)

 Other Standards :

  • Heat & Flame protection - EN11611 / EN 11612 / EN14116
  • Railway standards GO/RT3279 - EN1149 (protection against the danger caused by static electricity)
  • Electro-static & Anti-static - EN1149 (preventing sparks which might cause a fire or explosion)
  • Shower & Rain - EN343 (protection to adverse weather conditions)

 

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