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Hi Vis, hunting safety -

As of September 2022, 42 states have rules and legislation requiring hunters to wear blaze orange clothing and equipment in the field. Each state imposes its own set of recommendations, requirements, and conditions, which can be challenging to navigate if you want to know when blaze orange is required for hunting in your area. Here is a condensed state-by-state list of laws and regulations regarding the use of blaze orange, also known as hunting orange, hunter orange, international orange, or safety orange. Alabama According to the Alabama Administrative Code (220-2-.85), hunters must wear a minimum of 144 square inches of non-camouflage-patterned hunter...

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Hi Vis, hunting safety -

September typically marks the beginning of deer hunting season for firearm hunters in most states. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, there are over 15 million licensed hunters nationwide. Most of them will return to the fields this month wearing high-visibility orange vests, hats, and accessories.  If you are new to hunting, you may wonder why hunters wear orange instead of earth tones and camouflage patterns. Learn everything you need to know about orange apparel for hunters and its role in hunter safety. Why Do Hunters Wear Orange Gear? The shade of orange used on many types of hunting equipment...

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Hi Vis, Reflective Fitness, reflective safety harness -

Recreational sports enthusiasts are flocking to the hills and trails in droves to try the unconventional exercise that has become extremely popular over the last decade: overnight relay race running.  Overnight relay races are held all over the world. The largest organizer of these events, Ragnar, hosts relay races and trail relays worldwide, or if you are seeking something local, try the Colorado-based Road Less Traveled (RLT).  Overnight relay races come with unique challenges, so before hitting the trails, read up on how to prepare and what to expect. If you follow these relay race running tips and take measures...

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ANSI compliant, Hi Vis -

If you’re a construction worker or work in other areas where your surroundings can pose a risk to your physical health, high-visibility gear is crucial. These include vests and other types of clothing that have reflective material that enable people to see you more easily.

Employers must also ensure that their crew members wear appropriate reflective gear to prevent injury at the work site. If you run a construction company or any company that requires such gear, you must comply with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) guidelines. With that said, employers may be concerned if black hi-vis vests comply with ANSI requirements.

Failure to abide by the ANSI’s rules could result in severe penalties. This article explains whether a black high-visibility vest meets the standards set by the ANSI. Read on and learn more.

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Hi Vis, Reflective Fitness -

You’d be surprised to know that 122,000 runners get hit by cars each year! But why does something so unfortunate happen? Besides the inattentiveness of the driver, the lack of reflective clothing worn by runners is a major cause. 

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