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How to Choose the Best Safety Jacket for You

How to Choose the Best Safety Jacket for You

If you're working in construction, or any other profession that requires the use of Safety Apparel, it's important to wear PPE to stay visible and protect yourself from injury!

Here at KwikSafety, we sell many different types of Safety Jackets, so it can be hard to know which one is best for you. In this blog post, we will discuss the different types of safety jackets available and help you choose the best one for your needs!

Some safety jackets are designed for specific occupations, while others can be used for a variety of jobs. It's important to choose the right type of jacket for your needs in order to stay safe on the job site! All of our Safety Jackets are ANSI tested to ensure high quality design that are durable and will keep you warm even in the toughest weather conditions.

Make sure you don’t get caught out in the cold this season and check out the different types of Safety Jackets we offer below!


Fleece Safety Jackets

Fleece Safety Jackets are soft, lightweight jackets that can be worn in fall and spring to protect you from the cold. During winter, a Fleece Safety Jacket can be worn under a thicker or more insulated safety jacket for enhanced warmth and comfort.

Fleece is an incredibly popular insulating material in work jackets, but most of them don’t use actual sheep fleece. Instead, they use synthetic polyester fiber blends that are more economical and easier to clean. Synthetic fleece most commonly used in a jacket is the low-pilling fleece style, that is a smoother texture while still providing all of the warmth and comfort. Sherpa fleece, found in work jackets, are still a synthetic fleece, but are different because one side is smooth while the opposite side is thicker and fuzzy.

Check out our Fleece Safety Jackets!


Softshell Safety Jackets

Softshell Safety Jackets have a softer outer shell layer made from woven fabric, plus a fleece inner liner. Softshell Safety Jackets are considerably lighter and more flexible than parkas or other hard shell outerwear, but they’re also engineered to give you outstanding warmth. This dynamic approach is the perfect way to split the difference between a light fleece and a heavier style of jacket. 

Versatility and comfort are what make the Softshell Safety Jacket style so popular for work jackets. The water resistant membrane technology that’s in today’s softshell fleeces means that some of them can even handle harsh weather conditions. If you need extreme mobility but don’t want to sacrifice warmth, a softshell fleece is an awesome choice.

Check out our Softshell Safety Jackets!


Bomber Safety Jackets

To be sure you are prepared for more severe weather, a Bomber Safety Jacket is your best bet at staying safe and warm. A drop in temperature shouldn’t prevent you from discharging your duties. As you work, your safety is important, and you need the best jacket to help you work comfortably.

With the right level of insulation in the Bomber Safety Jacket, the rates of heat loss are minimized, and you will still feel warm even during very cold conditions. During winter, temperatures may drop rapidly to uncomfortable levels and can make you susceptible to different ailments including pneumonia. Our Bomber Safety Jackets will aid in keeping you warm and protected from the harsh weather.

Check out our Bomber Safety Jackets!


Safety Rain Jackets

Putting in a hard day’s work in the rain means choosing the right Safety Rain Jackets to protect yourself. The Safety Rain Jacket is the go-to rain gear due to its versatility and the number of different models available. Most Safety Rain Jackets are longer than a standard jacket, such as a trench coat, and include features such as a double-snap cover to keep water out of the zipper. Many also offer a snap-on rain hood that can be attached as needed.

Rainy conditions make outdoor work more dangerous in a variety of ways, and that’s especially true for fields such as construction and utilities work. People in these jobs are already vulnerable to being hit by vehicles or heavy machinery operated by someone who is distracted or can’t see the worker. If you work around heavy equipment or moving vehicles, having an ANSI Tested Safety Rain Jacket will help to increase your visibility to vehicle and equipment operators.

In rainy conditions, high-visibility Safety Rain Jackets provides a crucial visibility boost that can save lives. The bright colors and high-performance reflective tape used in high visibility garments are critical for helping workers stand out and be seen in the visual field of drivers and machine operators.

Check out our Safety Rain Jackets!


When choosing a Reflective Hi Vis Safety Jacket, it is important to consider your needs and preferences. No matter what type of safety jacket you choose, it's important to also make sure that it fits properly. A poorly fitting jacket can be uncomfortable and may not provide the level of protection that you need. There are many different types of jackets available in the industry, so be sure to choose the one that's right for you!



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