Workwear and Uniform Standard
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Australian Workwear and Uniform Standard in Summary
The following statements applies to Hi Vis workwear ONLY distributed by My Promo Shop
All polo shirts comply to AS/NZS4399, AS/NZS4602,AS/NZS1906.4.
Singlets comply to AS/NZS4602,AS/NZS1906.4 and the fabric used complies to AS/NZS4399.
All drill workwear complies to AS/NZS4399.
All hi-vis drill workwear complies to AS/NZS4602 and AS/NZS1906.4 for natural fibre garments.
All garments with reflective tape applied comply to AS/NZS4602 and the tape complies with AS/NZS1906.4.
All safety vests comply to AS/NZS4602 and AS/NZS1906.4.
All winter wear complies to AS/NZS4399, AS/NZS1906.4 and AS/NZS4602.
All wet weather wear complies to AS/NZS4399, AS/NZS1906.4 and AS/NZS4602.
All garments carry clear neck labelling with conformance numbers listed.
All garments in catalogue are shown with the respective Standards Medals.
High Visibility Standards
The below standards are relevant when working in Australia and New Zealand.
AS/NZS 4602.1:2011 High visibility safety garments – Garments for high risk applications.
This standard outlines how a garment needs to be designed to meet:
When working around vehicles or moving machinery it’s important to ensure you and your workers are clearly visible. Every ELEVEN Workwear Hi Visibility garment meets the Australian & New Zealand Hi Visibility Standards AS/NZS 4602.1.2011 and AS/NZS 1906.4.2010 so you can be confident you will be safe and protected.
MEETING CLASS D - DAY COMPLIANCE MUST FOLLOW THE FOLLOWING KEY POINTS:
Hi visibility AS/NZS 1906.4:2010 approved colour, encircles the entire upper torso
There must be 0.2m2 of hi visibility colour on front and back of the garment
Logos, screen prints, silver retroreflective tape and anything else that is added to a garment cannot be included in the measurement to achieve 0.2m
AS/NZS 1906.4:2010 Retro reflective materials and devices for road traffic control purposes - High-visibility materials for safety garments.
This Standard specifies the photometric, colorimetric and physical property requirements for:
High-visibility materials intended for outdoor daytime use
Retroreflective materials for night use and
The manufacture of clothing into industrial safety garments
This standard classifies materials into Class F -Fluorescent and Class N - Non Fluorescent. There is an additional classification of W for wet compliance - Class F(W), and Class NF(W ) are relevant to rainwear garments.
Fluorescent materials provide greater visibility than non-fluorescent materials. However, care should be taken when choosing the right garment to ensure the best protection is provided for its intended use.
AS/NZS 4602.1:2011 High visibility safety garments - Garments for high risk applications
This Standard concerns the design of a garment. It outlines how a garment should be designed in order to meet Class D – Day time use only, Class N - Night time use only, Class D/N – Day/Night use.
The Standard recommends these garments are worn by people who may be exposed to the hazards of moving traffic or moving plant and equipment in high risk situations.
CLASS D Day time use only
CLASS N Night time use only
CLASS D - Day Time Use ONLY
CLASS D/N - DAY AND NIGHT TIME USE
CLASS N - NIGHT TIME USE ONLY
Workwear Waterproof Standard
EN 343: The standard for waterproof workwear
The waterproof workwear in our collection complies with the EN 343 standard. This standard encompasses requirements to provide the protection against rain, fog, snow and humidity. The standard also describes the ways in which these requirements are to be tested. A considerable number of professional groups who seriously require workwear that complies with the standard EN 343. In some circumstances waterproof workwear is crucial for any outdoor work activities such as construction or installation technology. In this article we will explain the meaning of the standard EN 343 and what requires specific attention when purchasing this waterproof workwear.
Fire Resistant and Fire Retardant Workwear
If your business deals with dangerous chemicals, electricity, or fire, your employees should wear flame-resistant or fire-retardant clothing.
Here is a list of jobs that typically require fire-safe uniforms:
Electricians: Working with electricity puts you at a high risk of arc flash. This enormous energy release can result in temperatures over 19,400 degrees Celsius (35,000F). This arc flash can vaporise the metal conductors it originated from, and therefore, fire-resistant PPE is very much needed.
Welders: From small splashes to high-speed particle impact, a welder is always at risk of fire.
Paper Processing Plant Workers: If the plant catches fire, you can bet that it will grow fast in a blink of an eye. Sprinkler systems and alarms are helpful, but they will not help workers next to the fire. That’s why FR clothing is necessary.
Chemical Plant Workers: As with paper processing plants, chemical plants also catch fires quickly. Therefore, workers should always wear fire-resistant clothing.
Industrial Food Processing Workers: Precooked dinners sit on the shelf. Although safety standards are much stricter now, food processors are surrounded by heat and pressure. These forces can get out of control, causing deadly consequences. Protect employees with proper FR attire.
Construction Workers: A construction site has plenty of hazards, especially when working with materials like cotton and lumber. Workers can get exposed to flames and smoke, causing dangerous smoke inhalation and burns. Ensure everyone is protected with proper FR clothing.
Oil and Gas Field Workers: Fire hazards are everywhere, releasing flammable vapours and gases from oil wells, trucks, and production equipment. Employees should be fire-safe at all times.
FR clothing can either be fire-resistant or fire-retardant. These two types may seem the same at first glance, but they have certain dissimilarities:
When clothing is fire-retardant, its materials can self-extinguish if they ignite. This quality, however, fades over time, especially with continuous use. But flame-retardant clothing tends to be less expensive and easier to access.
Flame-resistant has fibres that do not ignite easily even when they are exposed to fire. These fibres do not disappear or reduce in strength even with frequent washing. However, flame or fire-resistant clothing can be very expensive and difficult to acquire for many organisations.
Both types are self-extinguishing and will burn exceptionally slowly. Any fabric can be used for fire-retardant clothing. However, that fabric should undergo a chemical treatment procedure to prevent flames from burning and spreading quickly.