Why wear high visibilty clothing in industrial work areas? High visibilty allows fork lift operators see you quicker! If you wore clothing that blended in with the background it increases for work related injury. It’s all about creating contrast for the eye. With a quick alert a crane operator can quickly avoid people working in their area.
High visibility clothing can mean the difference between life and death. It’s time for crews, forman’s and owners of business to take high visibility clothing seriously. According to Safety & Health Magazine in 2017, 132 workers died in roadway work zone crashes.
- Be aware of surrounding weather related conditions that can interfear with your mobility.
- Be aware of all heavy equipment movement on your job site.
- Be in communication with equipment operators and flaggers.
- Always wear regulated standard high visibility apparel.