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HiVis 101: What Is Moisture-Wicking Material?

HiVis 101: What Is Moisture-Wicking Material?

Many people think of moisture-wicking fabric as something for workout clothes. While you’ll definitely find lots of people sporting moisture-wicking gear at the gym or on the athletic field, this awesome fabric technology is good for a lot more things than just fitness. It’s also a must-have for anyone who’s getting the ultimate workout: a hard day’s work in an industry like construction, landscaping, waste management or other essential occupations.

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Manufacturer Spotlight: All About Radians Safety Wear

worker in Radians vest

Work Hard. Stay Safe. That’s the motto of Radians, one of the world’s leading safety apparel companies. It’s also the two things that HiVis Supply’s customers are looking to do when they hit the job site every day. Put it all together, and you’ll see why Radians safety wear could be a perfect fit for you! Today, we’re going to go into a little more depth about why Radians is one of the brands that HiVis Supply trusts the most to keep working people safe. First, let’s talk about the company’s long history of excellence in safety workwear.

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5 Reasons to Wear Portwest Hi Vis Gear

Portwest Hi Vis Gear

When it comes to safety workwear, you should never have to simply hope for the best. Every worker should have access to hi vis gear that they don’t have to doubt or wonder about — it should just work, and the quality should be self-evident. That brings us to today’s question: What does Portwest safety workwear have to offer you on the job site? Once you see, you’ll understand why Portwest is one of HiVis Supply’s top brands and a great choice for workers in almost every industry.

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How to Increase Safety on the Job Site in Warm Weather

workers digging

Warm weather is no excuse to let your guard down when it comes to hazardous conditions. Heat can be every bit as dangerous to the human body as cold, and it can be easy to ignore the signs until the danger has escalated. The only solution is to get proactive about warm weather job site safety! Here, we’ll discuss five important tips about choosing the right summer safety workwear, plus other essential precautions for working in hot weather.  

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Product Spotlight: 4 Things You Never Knew About GSS Safety

GSS Safety jacket

Because we stake our business on selling only the best in hi vis workwear, we do a lot of research into the top safety companies and the products that they sell. Every brand of safety workwear that we place in our selection is here because we believe in the company’s products and mission, and GSS Safety is most definitely one brand that has impressed us from start to finish! If you’re not familiar with GSS, or if you’re curious about the company behind some of the best safety workwear, you’re in the right place! In this guide, we’ll give you four quick hits on interesting facts about GSS Safety and why they’re a leader in the world of workwear. 

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Custom Safety Vests: The Ultimate Imprinting Guide

Custom Safety Vests: The Ultimate Imprinting Guide


Hi vis safety vests are a must-have on all different kinds of work sites. From construction sites to manufacturing plants to warehouses and beyond, you’ll find hi vis vests wherever you find hard-working people and heavy equipment. Frequently, these vests also include the employer’s logo imprinted onto the vest material.

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Hi Vis Headwear: 5 Best Work Hats for Warm Weather

Red Work Hat

You probably know that it’s important to wear a hat when you’re working in the cold. But what about when the sun is high in the sky and temperatures are blazing? Wearing the right hi vis headwear on a hot day can be just as critical when you need to protect yourself on the job. HiVis Supply has the warm weather headwear you need to stand out and stay cool! Here, we’ll look at five of the best work hats for hot temperatures.

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10 Best Breathable Work Shirts for Spring and Summer

blue hi vis

If you believe the old song, summertime is when “the living’s easy.” However, anyone who’s worked outside in the heat knows that it can be just the opposite! For the folks working on highways, constructing buildings, collecting waste and performing many other essential services, the warmer weather of spring and summer brings hazards like heat stroke. On top of that, it’s still essential to stay equipped with hi vis gear that helps everyone be seen on the job. That’s why a hi vis breathable work shirt is an essential piece of kit for outdoor work in warmer weather! Below, we’ll show you ten of the best warm weather work shirt selections from HiVis Supply.

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HiVis 101: The Power Of Color Consistency In The Workplace

HiVis 101: The Power Of Color Consistency In The Workplace

In just about any line of work, it’s not enough just to get results once. You need consistent results to build a thriving business and a robust safety culture. That’s why it’s so important for workplaces to prioritize consistency when it comes to the high visibility safety gear their workers wear. Color consistency is one aspect of hi vis workwear that it can be easy to overlook. With so many colors of enhanced visibility clothing available today, however, it’s important to decide on a consistent color scheme for your hi vis workwear. A reliable color system will help keep everyone safe on the job and avoid ambiguity.

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Women in Construction: 5 Essential Women’s Workwear Pieces

Female Construction Worker

There’s no such thing as a “man’s industry” or “woman’s industry,” and the many awesome female construction workers around the world prove it every day! Although women still hold just 11 percent of construction industry jobs, their work speaks for itself. Ahead, we’ll look at the state of the construction industry for women workers and how women are taking a bigger role on today’s construction projects. Plus, don’t miss our preview of five awesome pieces of women’s workwear for the modern lady on the job site!

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