Do you remember what new federal regulation goes into effect on November 24, 2008? Federal regulation 23 CFR 634 goes into effect this Monday mandating that anyone working in the right-of-way of a federal-aid highway must be wearing high-visibility clothing that meets the requirements of ANSI / ISEA 107-2004 edition class 2 or 3.
High-visibility safety apparel is described as personal protective safety clothing that is intended to provide conspicuity during both day and night time.
The purpose of this new regulation is to decrease the probability of worker fatalities or injuries caused by motor vehicles and construction vehicles and equipment while working within the right-of-way highway.
Workers means anyone on foot within the right-of-way federal-aid highway including: highway construction and maintenance forces, survey crews, utility crews, emergency responders, and law enforcement personnel while directing traffic, crash investigations, handling of lane closures, obstructed roadways and disasters within the said area.
Emergency Medical Products is here to help you get your gear in order to be compliant with federal regulation 23 CFR 634. Check out these great Class 2 and 3 compliant parkas, jackets and vests:
Gerber Outerwear Response 3 in 1 Parka
Gerber Outerwear Medix 3 in 1 High Visibility Parka with Polar Fleece Liner
Gerber Outerwear Eclipse Jacket
Gerber Outerwear Thriller X Reversible Jacket
Gerber Outerwear Brite Star Vest
Gerber Outerwear Vision Quest Vest
Emergency Medical Products is an official Gerber Outerwear distributor. If you need a style of high visibility garments and/or clothing that you don’t see on our website please contact us via our Human Click (the smiley guy with “click here for a live person” link) on the EMP store website or at 800.558.6270 and one of the EMP customer service team members will be happy to assist you in finding what you need.