Safety Vests

Buyer's Guide for Construction Safety Vests

 

Traffic Safety Store offers a full line of safety apparel for the construction industry. Use the charts below to determine which products suit your needs.

All products are:

  • Approved for use by ANSI and MUTCD
  • Available for bulk pricing
  • Customized in-house with stenciled or vinyl logos -- your unique brand image for no set-up fee

Most orders ship the same day they are placed, call (800) 429-9030 for more information.

Landscaper, Roadside Worker & Flaggers


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ANSI Approved Basic Gear

  • Most economical option for ANSI-approved gear
  • Front pocket storage
  • Moisture resistant and breathable
  • Brilliant, hi-vis lime or orange
  • Daytime and nighttime options
Style Classification Specifications Suited For
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Class 1 Hi-vis shirts

ANSI Class 1:

  • Traffic < 25mph
  • Off-road or parking lots
  • DAYTIME ONLY

  • Fitted for maximum mobility
  • Microfiber minimizes perspiration

  • Landscapers 
  • Sidewalk cleaning
  • Paving, private roads
  • Traffic directors (private roads and lots)
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Class 2 Economy Vests

ANSI Class 2:

  • Traffic < 45mph
  • Day or night

  • Vizlite reflective striping
  • Mesh or knit cloth
  • Mic-tab on left shoulder
  • Front velcro closure

  • Streetside building 
  • Sidewalk maintenance 
  • Traffic directors (not for highway use)


Road & Railway Workers


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ANSI Approved Labor Gear

  • Available as T-shirts or vests
  • Hi-vis lime or orange
  • Vizlite reflective striping
  • Breathable, all-weather fabric
  • Vests fit over jackets
Style Classification Specifications Suited For

Class 2 Adjustable Vest

ANSI Class 2:

  • Traffic < 45mph
  • Fog, rain and clouds
  • Day or nighttime

  • Mic-tab, left shoulder
  • Adjustable waist with velcro side closures 
  • Front zipper
  • Interior radio holder
  • Exterior notepad pocket with sewn-in pen holder
  • 2 large lower pockets

  • Local streets and arterial road construction
  • Railway station work

Class 2&3 T-Shirts

ANSI Class 2&3:


  • Fitted for maximum mobility
  • Microfiber minimizes perspiration

Heavy manual labor

Basic Class 3

ANSI Class 3:

  • Traffic > 45mph
  • Fog, rain and clouds
  • Day or nighttime

  • 2 large lower pockets
  • Radio holder
  • ID/notepad holder
  • Exterior pen holder
  • Available in orange or lime Ultra-Cool mesh

Highway and railway construction

Surveyors, Site Inspectors & Engineers


Brilliant Safety Vest

ANSI Approved Surveyor Vests

  • Convenient Access: Four (4) grommets for survey tape; Badge/ID and cell phone holder; notepad pocket with exterior pen holder
  • Plenty of Storage: Four (4) large pockets (2 lower exterior; 2 interior)
  • Extra Visibility: Vizlite reflective stripes plus 'brilliant' piping 
  • Mic tab(s) on shoulder(s)
  • Reinforced, full length zipper
  • Waterproof/breathable: 100% polyester Ultra Cool mesh
Style Classification Specifications Suited For

Class 2 'Brilliant' Vest

ANSI Class 2:

  • Traffic < 45mph
  • Fog, rain and clouds
  • Day or nighttime

  • Mic-tab, left  shoulder
  • Sleeveless

Local streets and arterial road construction

Class 3 Surveyor's Vest

ANSI Class 3:

  • Traffic > 45mph
  • Fog, rain and clouds
  • Day or nighttime

  • Mic-tab on both shoulders
  • Fits over clothing

Highway/Railway sites

Class 3 'Breakaway' Vest

ANSI Class 3:

  • Traffic > 45mph
  • Fog, rain and clouds
  • Day or nighttime

  • 5-point breakaway design: comes off if caught
  • Mic-tab on both shoulders
  • Fits over clothing

Highway island and workzones near traffic or large machines

Crane and Heavy Machine Operators


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ANSI Approved Operator Gear

Vest only:

  • Features exterior headset holder -- for working near loud machines
  • Clear plastic badge holder so your ID is visible 
  • Double Vizlite reflective stripes
  • 4-Point breakaway design that comes apart if caught on machinery
Style Classification Specifications Suited For

Class 2 Adjustable Break-Away

ANSI Class 2:

  • Traffic < 45mph
  • Fog, rain and clouds
  • Day or nighttime

Additional features:

  • Exterior pen holder
  • Adjustable waist with velcro side closures
  • Mic tab on left shoulder
  • Front zipper

Operating heavy machinery

Hi-vis wraps

Provides added visibility to heavy duty equipment 

 Front-loop closure w/velcro to connect multiple wraps

Covers seatbelts, levers, bars, poles and machine parts 

Reflective Winter Workwear


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ANSI Approved Class 3 Outdoor Workwear

  • Fleece-lined for incredible warmth
  • Cut for air-circulation so it's still breathable 
  • Hood minimizes contact with the outdoor elements
  • Stain-proof black bottom and cuffs
  • Two (2) lower exterior slash-style pockets
  • Vizlite bands -- extreme visibility
  • Secure front zipper
  • Brilliant orange or florescent lime green
Style Classification Specifications Suited For

Class 3 Hoodies

ANSI Class 3:

  • Traffic > 45mph
  • Fog, rain and clouds
  • Day or nighttime

  • Solid all-round knit material
  • Adjustable hood
  • Moisture resistant



Wintertime road construction

Hi-vis Bomber Jackets

ANSI Class 3:

  • Traffic > 45mph
  • Fog, rain and clouds
  • Day or nighttime

  • Fully sealed -- waterproof and windproof
  • Quilted interior for added warmth
  • 2 zipper pockets: 1 exterior, 1 interior
  • External ID/cell holder
  • Choice of styles: Brilliant or Economy 

Wintertime road construction