SAFETY WEAR

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for the Specification for High Visibility Clothing

EN471:2003 (High-visibility warning clothing for professional use)

On all garments the retro-reflective tape must not be less than 50mm wide.

CLASS 3: Highest Level of conspicuity

Minimum background material 0.8m2

Minimum Retro-reflective material 0.2m2

This means that the garment has sleeves and is suitable for working on dual carriageway roads with a speed limit of 50mph or above

CLASS 2

Minimum background material 0.5m2

Minimum Retro-reflective material 0.13m2

CLASS 1

Minimum background material 0.14m2

Minimum Retro-reflective material 0.10m2

This class includes garments suitable for minimal risk environments such as off road activities. Hi-vis trousers will commonly meet this standard when worn separately from upper garments.

EN343
This encompasses Foul Weather Clothing and Water Proofing.

There are two parts to the standard with each having three levels of 

A Resistance to water penetration

This is the garments waterproof level (0 - 3)

0 - No Protection 
3 - Highest level of protection

B Steaming Resistance
This is the garments breathability level (0 - 3)

0 - No Protection 
3 - Highest level of protection

 

Application field
The present standard specifies the protective garments characteristics against the influence of atmospheric exposures, wind and cold above -5c
The first number on the right of the pictogram indicates the class of resistance to water penetration, the second one the class of streaming resistance.
GORT3279 - Railway Group Standard for High Visibility Clothing
ES510 - Quick Release fasteners for railways vests and waistcoats
EN531 - Flame Retardant
EN533 - Flame Spread
EN470 - Molten Metal (Welding) protection.

GO/RT 3279:2008 is the minimum requirement for working on the railway network in the UK and is based on the above mentioned EN471/2003 with class 2 being the minimum allowed but with an orange/red colour garment only. 

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FCDres High Viz Winter Softshell
This is a truly innovative jacket that is ideal for both work and leisure when high visibility is..
£68.40
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FCDrty Kid's Enhanced Visibility Vest
Designed for recreational use, this sleeveless kid’s vest has two reflective tape bands across to..
£5.50
Ex Tax: £5.50
FCDyo Hi Vis 2-Band and Braces Waistcoat
This 100% Polyester fabric waistcoat has Velcro® fastening, two 5cm width reflective tapes around..
£5.10
Ex Tax: £4.25
FCDyo Hi Vis 2-Band Tabard
This hi Vis Yellow or Orange tabard conforms to EN11550:1999. The tabard has 10cm elastication an..
£6.90
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FCDyo Hi Vis 2-Band Waistcoat
This waistcoat is made using 100% Polyester fabric and there is Velcro® fastening. The waistcoat ..
£5.40
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FCDyo Hi Vis Long Sleeve Waistcoat
This waistcoat conforms to EN ISO20471:2013 Class 3. The waistcoat has a two 5cm reflective tape ..
£9.90
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FCDyo Hi Vis Polo Shirt with Long Sleeves
This polo shirt comes in a choice of two colours and they both conform to EN ISO20471:2013 Class ..
£16.50
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FCDyo Hi Vis Polo Shirt with Short Sleeves
This polo shirt comes in a choice of two colours and they both conform to EN ISO20471:2013 Class ..
£15.30
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FCDyo Hi Vis Premier Railway Pull-Apart Waistcoat
This waistcoat conforms to GO/RT 3279, EN ISO20471:2013 Class 2 & EN510 for anti-entanglement..
£15.30
Ex Tax: £12.75
FCDyo Hi Vis Premier Two-Tone Recovery Jerkin
This waistcoat conforms to EN ISO20471:2013 Class 3. With this waistcoat the hi-Vis Yellow/ Orang..
£11.70
Ex Tax: £9.75
FCDyo Hi Vis T-Shirt with Short Sleeves
This T-Shirt comes in a choice of two colours and they both conform to EN ISO20471:2013 Class 2 w..
£12.90
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FCDyo Multi-Functional Executive Hi Vis Waistcoat
This waistcoat has 5cm wide reflective tapes around the body and one over each shoulder. The wais..
£8.70
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FCDyo Top Cool Open Mesh 2-Band and Braces Waistcoat
This waistcoat conforms to the American National Standard ANSI/ISEA 107-2004 & the European E..
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Ex Tax: £4.25
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