As a non-profit organization that is responsible for the growth of standards consensus for systems, processes, apparel and products in the US, the American National Standards Institute is more commonly referred to as ANSI. The ANSI classes were created by the institute to help group and separate the varying types of high-visibility garments. The rules were implemented by an Occupational… Read More.
Custom Hard Hats 101
A hard hat comes in handy when one is working in sites where there is a reasonable chance of danger. Irrespective of your job title, whenever you are in a worksite where debris might fall from, you need a hard hat. While you can buy a hard hat off the market, custom hard hats are more appropriate when you are… Read More.
5 Construction Industry Trends to Watch Out For
When the end of the year approaches, businesses in the construction industry look forward to the new year trends. With growth expected to continue in the construction industry, many companies are looking forward to the construction industry trends for the next year. Here we look at 5 of the most significant trends to watch out for in the coming year…. Read More.
What Does ANSI Z87.1 Certified Mean?
ANSI certification is not just for vests and workplace apparel. ANSI certifications have been introduced for a whole range of different standards and products, including eye wear and face safety gear. The ANSI Z87.1 certification covers the specifications for safety eyewear in the workplace, to protect both workers and employers from workplace injuries and their effects. What does the ANSI… Read More.
What are the Top 5 Resources for ANSI Regulations?
ANSI compliant safety gear is desirable for all businesses as it helps ensure the safest possible protection for your workers. To obtain safety gear that is compliant with the ANSI standards, it can be helpful to understand what the ANSI regulations are. Accessing the Standards as released by the American National Standards Institute is not so simple, as these need… Read More.
ANSI Class Reflectivity Level Requirements Explained
When it comes to choosing high-quality, ANSI compliant safety gear, not just any vest will do. ANSI compliant safety gear needs to meet certain stringent specifications set by the American National Standards Institute for both the amount of background and reflective material, and the characteristics of the background and reflective material. Each class of ANSI garment has different requirements for… Read More.
ANSI Gear Standards: Not All ANSI Gear Is Created Equal
ANSI safety gear is clothing that meets the American National Safety Institute’s or ANSI gear standards for high visibility background material and retro reflective tape. This is specified according to the class of ANSI standard the garment is designed to fit. But not all ANSI garments are made the same. Choosing a higher quality garment ensures that it meets the… Read More.
Does Black High Visibility Gear Meet ANSI Safety Standards?
Choosing the right high visibility safety gear for your workers is essential. Hi-vis vests, jackets and other safety clothing help improve the visibility of your workers so that they are seen and noticed, which keeps them safe on your work site. This is especially important when work is taking place near busy roadways or moving traffic. The standard set by… Read More.
What Do I Need To Know When Ordering ANSI Class Safety Gear?
Regardless of whether you have years of experience in your industry or you’re relatively new to the job, you probably understand the importance of proper safety gear. But each work environment and the job require a different level of safety gear to be worn. The American National Standards Institute has developed a system of classes to rate the risk of… Read More.
5 Inexpensive ANSI Class High Visibility Vests That Are Still High Quality
ANSI class high visibility vests are essential for keeping your workers and your business safe. The ANSI certification represents a level of quality and performance that ensures the highest level of risk reduction and safety when used in potentially dangerous work environments. When you have a lot of workers who need to wear ANSI class high visibility vests, finding great… Read More.