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Hi-Vis Specs & Standards

ANSI Certified Workwear by Caterpillar

Hi-Vis ANSI Certified Workwear

Hi-Visibility Certifications Defined

ANSI is a North American standard which specifies the minimum performance requirements and test methods for professional high visibility clothing.

EN ISO 20471 is the European standard.

ANSI Class 2 & 3

ANSI certifications are designed for garments intended for activities where greater visibility is necessary during inclement weather. It also covers workers who perform tasks that divert their attention from approaching traffic or puts them in close proximity to vehicles traveling 25 mph or higher.

ANSI Class E 

Applies to retro-reflective equipped pants or shorts, designed to be worn in combination with either Class 2 or Class 3 tops. When worn in this manner, the ensemble is rated as Performance Class 3. When worn alone they do not meet any of the ANSI class requirements.