The Complete Step-by-step Guide On Why Reflective Safety Jackets Are Important

Every year, many employees are injured or die in accidents involving moving vehicles or machines within their workplaces because their presence was not signalled appropriately. Many accidents are also caused by insufficient visibility of individuals moving along the roads. The safety of people who are at risk of being hit by moving vehicles and objects may be increased by using reflective clothing characterised by appropriate properties and design, and selected appropriately for conditions in which the presence of people needs to be signalled

The purpose of reflective clothing, is to signal the presence of the user in places and situations which may cause potential threats to their health and safety. Such signalling must be effective at any time of day and night. Reflective clothing is commonly used by construction workers and those performing maintenance works on motorways and roads or tracks e.g. railway tracks, airports, docks and wharfs. It should also be used wherever there is risk that a worker may collide with or be hit by moving machines or objects. These types of risks occur in industrial facilities and also in various kinds of transport. The risk of collision also applies to workers employed as drivers. Drivers are particularly at risk of being hit by passing vehicles in the case of a breakdown, when they need to repair the vehicle on the road. Clothing with reflective elements is also used by chemical and medical rescue teams and fire brigades.

It should be noted that in all situations of risk when reflective clothing is used, it does not guarantee complete safety, but it optimizes appropriate visibility and will significantly reduce the risk of an accident. Reflective clothing should also be used in non-professional situations, in particular on the roads. This applies mainly to pedestrians and cyclists also while walking and cycling to work. When moving along streets with no lighting or insufficiently lit streets, and/or absence of separate walkways, pedestrians who are often poorly visible are at a risk of being hit by cars. This risk is a concern especially in the autumn and winter period, when people usually wear clothes made from materials in dark colours, with a low luminance factor. Whether you are biking, walking, or running, being seen at night or at times of day when there is low light (like dusk or dawn) is very important to ensure your safety. It can be especially difficult for drivers

ReflectoSafe is the pioneer in manufacturing of high Visibility Safety clothing in India. We understand the need for High visibility in India where diverse climatic conditions change visibility at different times of the day. We take responsibility & ensure that public have the best possible visibility in any weather condition & that their life is not at stake during low visibility hours. We are the only Indian Brand to manufacture ISI marked Reflective Safety Jackets (IS 20471/IS 15809:2017)

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