Winwell Enterprises Ltd

By: Winwell Enterprises  09-12-2011

    CAN/CSA Z96-02 High visibility safety standard Summary
The Canadian Standards Association(CSA) exists to produce standards that help to protect Canadians from hazards in almost every aspect of daily living. Recently, a new standard for personal protective equirment was developed by CSA with the support of many Canadian employer/labour users, producers,special interest group,and regulators. The CAN/CSA Z96-02 addresses high visibility safety apparel, and area where consistency in CanadianRegulations and standards was necessary
CAN/CSA Z96-02 High Visibility Safety Apparel Garment Classes
The standard lists three classes of high visibility clothing and three levels of retroreflective trim to improve conspicuity under all light conditions. Compliance with the standard wil be mandatory where specified by government authorities. The result is enhanced worker safety.
Class 1 - Apparel consists of a basic harness or stripes/bands over the shoulder(s) and encircling the waist. The center portion of the front torso band between the two vertical bands is optional.
Class 2 - Apparel has full coverage of the upper torso (front, back, sides and over the shoulders). Stripes/bands shall be composed of retroreflective or combined performance materials.
Class 3 - Apparel meets the same requirements as Class 2 with the addition of bands encircling both arms and aboth legs. these bands shall be composed of combined performance stripes/bands or a combination of retroreflective and background material.
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