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Workwear & Clothing

Quality Workwear….

From a detailed understanding of the user’s expectations and the technical knowledge of fabrics, Protec Direct’s protective clothing and workwear range provide a wide variety of quality, comfortable, and practical garments.

Industry Leading Brands….

Sourced from major suppliers, the market leading brand names can be trusted to offer high levels of personal protection in the most demanding of working environments. As with all PPE, choose protective clothing appropriate to the task, but ensure it fits and is comfortable to wear.

High Visibility Clothing – The Facts….

High visibility clothing issued to employees must conform to the performance standards outlined in EN471

The first part of the standard relates to the area of conspicuous materials incorporated into the garment. There are 3 distinct categories:

  • Class 3 - Highest Protection Level
  • Class 2 - Intermediate Protection Level
  • Class 1 - Lowest Protection Level
Workwear Clothing Jackets

The second part relates to the retro-reflective performance with Class 2 being more visible than Class 1 when seen in headlights during darkness.

Care and Maintenance….
Cleaner garments reflect more light and are more effective. Ensure they are washed regularly and replaced when they become worn out

Wear the clothing correctly….
Make sure that the garment is fastened where possible to ensure maximum protection and prevent tangling in any machinery or moving objects

European Standards

EN471 High Visibility Garments
EN343 Protection against rain- Class 3 is the highest level for water penetration and breathability
GO/RT 3279 Railway specification High Visibility Garments
EN342 Cold Protection
EN465 Type 4 Spray tight - PVC
EN466 Type 3 Liquid tight - PVC
EN1511 Type 3 Liquid tight - Limited life
EN1512 Type 4 Spray tight - Limited life
EN13982 Type 5 Dry particle protection
EN13034 Type 6 Reduced spray protection
EN1149-1 Electrostatic discharge
EN470 Heat and flame protection
EN531 Heat and flame protection
EN533 Heat and flame protection
EN381 Chainsaw protection
EN510 Protection against moving parts

Clothing Sizes

Clothing Sizing Chart (28kb pdf)