Safety Bulletins

New Rules for Hi-Vis, Boots & Chaps!

  • Hi-Vis clothing shall display AS/NZS 4602 or NZFOA labelling and be, in all cases Class D/N i.e. having 24-hour (both day and night) visibility.

    NB: This includes wet weather/rainwear.

  • Hi-Vis clothing shall be checked regularly (a minimum daily) against an approved swatch (or chart) and replaced immediately when non-compliant.

  • Chainsaw cut-resistant boots shall be replaced when cut or holed.

  • Chainsaw cut-resistant legwear (chaps) shall have the purchase date recorded either on the garment or in the PPE register and replaced after six months continuous (daily) use.

View this article in Health and Safety Bulletin 94