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Safety vests for women!

This topic contains 6 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by  David, KM6DOV 1 month ago.

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  • #8740

    This is a new company. So far they have one safety vest (only 2 pockets). Hopefully the company will grow and they’ll have a bigger selection. $30. From the website:

    The number one complaint of women required to wear high-visibility vests on job sites is Fit. With an amazing look and performance engineering to exceed ANSI / ISEA Class 2 requirements this Women’s Class 2 Safety Vest comes with a breakaway front closure, 100% breathable fabric, and two front pockets.

    Class 2 Women's Safety Vest with Pockets

    #10167

    Irma, KM6JVU
    Member

    I’m less concerned with fit than with functionality. Only two pockets is a no-go for me. Something more like a surveyor’s vest would be great.

    #10168

    There is a ‘vote’ link on the contacts page asking for what else you would like to see them make. I submitted a vote for ham radio vests with more pockets and a loop near the shoulder for the antenna.

    #10169

    David, KM6DOV
    Participant

    https://www.kwiksafety.com/collections/safetyvest/products/kwiksafety-first-lady-class-2-safety-vest-for-women-ansi-surveyor-yellow
    Something like this may work, and it’s cheaper.
    Full disclosure: KwikSafety sent me several products over the years for review.

    #10170

    Almost perfect! I think I’ll get one and check it out. Thanks David.

    #10172

    Irma, KM6JVU
    Member

    Thanks, David. That one looks good. I’d be willing to handsew an antenna loop on the shoulder if it doesn’t have one.

    #10173

    David, KM6DOV
    Participant

    Irma, it doesn’t look like it has an antenna loop/mic clip on the shoulder. The men’s version does. That’s disappointing, and I’ll reach out to them to see if they’re willing to add it in future production runs.

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