Safety Vests with Class 3
Class 3 Safety Vest Buyer's Guide
Being seen is a large part of being safe at work, especially when working on a busy road. Our ANSI Category 3 safety vests are designed to offer the wearer maximum visibility and aid to alert motorists and machine operators of their presence. To satisfy with ANSI safety certifications, these high visibility vests must have a minimum of 310 square inches of surface area that is reflective. A Class 3 safety vest also offers more coverage than their group 1 and type 2 counterparts.
Class 3 reflective vest is crucial have a piece of safety equipment for anybody working on or near a busy roadway. These vests are the best alternative for road crews, utility workers, flaggers, emergency responders, surveyors and much more. Anyone working in a higher traffic environment understands the need for visibility. These Class 3 safety vests meet or exceed all ANSI safety certifications to get a Category 3 vest.
It is important to be highly visible so that you can prevent unfortunate injuries when working at work. One of many ways in which OSHA works to protect workers who handle materials that are potentially dangerous is by mandating that workers wear vests which can be rated and approved by the American National Standards Institute, or ANSI. These vests have been designed for relaxation along with for the safety of the worker, to safeguard consumers and workers.
When Should You Use Class 3 Safety Vests?
Occupations that need workers to be the most visible are ones that place staff in close contact with heavy traffic. High-risk occupations include flagging and survey crews, emergency responders, railway workers, utility workers, and accident site researchers. These workers will normally be close to traffic surpassing 50 miles one hour, so it is important for their sake to be as visible as you can. Class 3 safety vests and garments will need to possess a minimum of 310 square inches of reflective tape that is 12.92 linear feet and 2-inches thick.
Personnel like tow truck operators working in extreme weather like blizzards or a hurricane should wear Class 3 ANSI safety vests as well. Some other common uses for the Class 3 ANSI safety vests are used include:
- - Roadway construction personnel
- - Utility workers
- - Survey crews
- - Emergency response personnel
- - Flagging crews
It's vital to be sure you are wearing the proper safety vest for your task. Avoiding unnecessary accidents and keeping workers safe is the goal of ANSI and OSHA. Always ensure that you wear your safety vest because the difference between an accident prone work zone or an accident-free work zone can be made by being visible to motorists.
Class 3 Safety Vest Requirements
The Class 3 ANSI safety vest is also the largest safety vest because it requires the most reflective striping and backside fabric. The design of a Class 3 ANSI safety vests often resemble a short sleeve t-shirt since this type of safety vests requires 1,240 inches of safety yellow or safety orange background and 310 inches of reflective striping.
This is a lot more necessary reflective material, so the size and shape of this vest are often much different than other classes of safety vests.
Our Class 3 Safety Vest Series
Our Class 3 Reflective Vests include a variety of styles and materials to accommodate a range of project budgets.
Economy Class 3 Safety VestOur economy Class 3 safety vest has 2-inch wide contrasting reflective stripes with secure front zipper, left chest mic tab and outside left chest radio pocket.
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Brilliant Series Class 3 Safety VestThis polyester Ultra-Cool mesh class 3 safety vest has brilliant reflective edging for added visibility at night. Required for roadway and railway workers, highway surveyors, utility crews, and emergency responders.
- - 2-inch wide front/back reflective stripes with contrasting mesh border.
- - Made with secure front zipper, 2 interior pockets, 4 exterior pockets, 4 grommets for safety tape, and 2 mic tabs (one on each shoulder).
- - Add custom logos in black or reflective ink available at no additional set-up fee.
- - Fluorescent lime or orange.
- - Sizes L-2XL.
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Economy 3-Pocket Class 3 Safety Vest
2-inch wide reflective stripes with secure front zipper, left chest mic tab, outside left chest radio pocket, inside lower left patch pocket with hook and loop tabs and inside right chest 2-tier, 4-division pocket.
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Ultra-Cool Class 3 Mesh Safety Vest
This class 3 safety vest provides maximum visibility for workers exposed to inclement weather and traffic traveling above 50mph. Made from 100 percent polyester Ultra-Cool mesh. Dual front side and backside 2-inch wide reflective stripes with contrasting edges.
- - Has 2 interior pockets, secure front zipper and 4 exterior pockets.
- - Black or reflective custom logos and lettering for no set-up fee.
- - Fluorescent lime or orange.
- - Sizes L-2XL.
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Your Trusted Source For Class 3 ANSI Safety Vests
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The Traffic Safety Store is the leading provider of Class 3 ANSI safety vests, and our industry-leading equipment helps keep construction crews stay safe in extreme weather and areas with traffic traveling at high speeds. If your need the highest-quality class 3 ANSI safety vests at a reasonable price, then you should give us a call today!