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Workwear Glossary

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AS/NZS 4602.1:2011 High visibility safety garments - Garments for high risk applications

Specifies the requirements for high visibility safety garments for occupational wear by people who may be exposed to the hazard of moving traffic, moving plant or equipment in high risk situations. The Standard classifies garments suitable for daytime use, night-time use or for both day and night use. In order to meet this standard fabric used must meet AS/NZS 1906.4:2010.

Oeko-Tex Standards 100

Oeko-Tex® is the world’s leading health label for textiles and the Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 is an independent test and certification system for textiles, which tests for harmful substances. Our fabrics are tested against these harmful chemicals to ensure they are safe to wear next to your skin.

AS/NZS 1020: 1995 The control of undesirable static electricity

This standard provides recommendations relating to the safe control of electrostatic charges generated incidentally by processes or activities. Its purpose is to assist in reducing fire, explosion and nuisance aspects associated with static electricity.
Section 5.2 of the standard outlines selection of clothing to be worn to reduce the generation of static electricity.
The following fabrics are listed as suitable a) Cotton, b) Polyester 50% and Cotton 50% blend.

AS/NZS 4399: 1999 Sun Protective Clothing - Evaluation and Classification

This UPF rating is for the fabric and does not address the amount of protection which is afforded by the design of
the article. The manipulations involved in garment manufacture such as stretching and sewing may lower the UPF
of the material.
Articles which have been designed to cover the maximum area of the body are recommended. The protection
offered by this item may be lessened:
1. At points where the fabric is in close contact with the skin such as across the shoulders;
2. If the fabric is stretched;
3. If the fabric is wet; and
4. With time, due to the effects of normal wear.
For Full information on UPF ratings - click here

3M Australia Supply Program

We partner with 3M Australia to guarantee only genuine 3M material is used on our garments. 3M extend their guarantee against any faults or defects on the material for added reassurance when purchasing garments with tape. You will find the yellow Australia supply logo on these garments.

3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective 8906 Tape

Retro reflective tape works by utilising millions of high performance glass beads to reflect light back towards the original light source.
This tape can be domestically washed up to 60°C, durability 30 cycles.

3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective 8910 Tape

Retro reflective tape works by utilising millions of high performance glass beads to reflect light back towards the original light source. 
This tape can be domestically washed up to 60°C, durability 50 cycles.

3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective 8910P Tape

Retro reflective tape works by utilising millions of high performance glass beads to reflect light back towards the original light source.  This tape is perforated to significantly improve the wearers comfort, the perforation allows air to pass through the tape.  
This tape can be domestically washed up to 60°C, durability 50 cycles

Anti Pill Fleece

The fleece should remaining looking good after multiple uses/washes, the appearance of little balls on the fabric will be reduced

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