Class 1

  • For workers in occupations that permit full and undivided attention to approaching traffic
  • When work backgrounds are not complex
  • When pedestrian workers are separated from traffic

Parking lot attendants, shopping cart retrievers, warehouse workers, and delivery vehicle drivers


Class 1 Minimum Requirements Background Fabric Retro Reflective Material
217 square inches 155 square inches

Class 2

  • For workers who require greater visibility under inclement weather
  • When work background are complex
  • When tasks divert attention from approaching vehicle traffic

Roadway construction workers, utility workers, survey crews, railroad workers, school crossing guards, airport baggage handlers, law enforcement personnel, accident site personnel, emergency response personnel, high volume parking and tollgate personnel


Class 2 Minimum Requirements Background Fabric Retro Reflective Material
775 square inches 201 square inches

Class 3

  • For workers and vehicle operators whose high task loads place them in danger
  • When wearer must be conspicuous through the full range of body motions at a minimum of 1,280 feet
  • When wearer must be identifiable as a person

Roadway construction workers, utility workers, survey crews, and emergency service personnel


Class 3 Minimum Requirements Background Fabric Retro Reflective Material
1240 square inches 310 square inches