Do you know the current regulations on high visibility clothing?

The high-visibility clothing that makes up many of the work equipment of certain professions is subject to the regulations governing Personal Protective Equipment. This legislation defines what high-visibility clothing should be like in Spain, considered, like all other PPE, as the first line of defence to protect workers from being run over by a vehicle or equipment being handled by someone else.

The National Institute of Safety and Hygiene is the body in charge of implementing the EN 180 20471/ 13 + A1/ 16 standard based on Law 31/1995, which regulates PPE. Many companies are unaware of the parameters set by this law for high visibility clothing, but at T2S, we know them inside out.

The legislation requires workers exposed to the risk of being run over by moving vehicles or machinery to wear appropriate high-visibility equipment. High visibility protective clothing is worn when in proximity to moving traffic or in an emergency where it must be possible to identify the persons responsible.

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Under what circumstances should high visibility clothing be worn in Spain?

Current regulations specify that high visibility clothing is considered to be that which has been specially designed so that a worker or operator can be highly visible in any type of hazardous conditions, whether it is during the day or at night when the headlights of a vehicle are projected onto the worker.

At T2S we can advise you which type of high visibility clothing we recommend for the summer or also in a specific situation which garment from our catalogue will offer greater protection to you and the professionals in your team. 

Here are some of the circumstances in which high visibility clothing should be worn in Spain:

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  • Vehicle. When working near a large construction site or in road maintenance it is mandatory to wear a hi-visibility waistcoat.

  • Large machinery. If you are working in an area where there is large machinery, it is essential to wear high visibility clothing. In the construction sector, for example, large machinery and trucks abound.

  • Poor visibility.  In circumstances where there is poor visibility, such as at night, it is advisable to wear high-visibility clothing, especially if there is frequent vehicle traffic. Several studies show that drivers’ visual acuity decreases by up to 70% at night, hence the importance of protecting yourself.

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T2S is synonymous with guaranteed quality in high visibility clothing.

At T2S Ibérica, we offer our customers a wide range of high visibility clothing to satisfy all their needs, whatever they may be. If you want to know which is the ideal high visibility clothing for winter, T2S is the solution. If you want to know which models are available in men’s and women’s sizes, T2S has the answer. 

T2S Ibérica has been advising public and private entities for three decades in terms of road and personal safety. Our experience in the sector makes us a leading company in the manufacture of high-visibility garments. In all our productions, we use the latest materials to offer the best product on the market to those who trust us.

High visibility clothing ideal for summer

All the high visibility summer clothing we offer at T2S is ergonomic, which means that it has been specially designed to fit the human body and to be as comfortable as possible.

In this line, the fabric with which we manufacture hi-visibility summer clothing considers high temperatures.

Some of our star hi-visibility garments for the summer are:

  • Bali T-shirt. Lightweight garment that guarantees adequate ventilation and breathability. Seamless.

  • Jakarta T-shirt. Its composition is the same as the Bali T-shirt, but with UV filter sun protection.

  • Belize T-shirt. It has UPF +30 sun protection and its fabric has an antibacterial treatment.

  • Bahia T-shirt. Women’s size design.

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What kind of hi-visibility clothing do you need?

If you are a bit lost and don’t know what high visibility equipment your team members should wear, contact T2S. Not only will we advise you on which garments are essential, but you will also be able to choose from a wide range of options that will cover all your needs. Don’t hesitate any longer, T2S Ibérica is your ideal partner when it comes to high-safety work equipment. Write to us at [email protected] or call us on 93 848 05 68, and we will help you in any way we can.

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