High-visibility clothing reduces the risk of accidents and improves safety overall. Those who work in an industry in which they are in close contact with traffic are far more likely to be involved in an accident while they are on the job than those who work indoors. High-visibility clothing can significantly reduce accidents and improve the overall safety of workers in these workspaces.
While there are certainly many more rules on most construction sites, these are just a few that are generally standard no matter what type of construction you do. Things like hard hats, safety glasses, and high visibility clothing may seem simple, but the simple things that are easily forgotten can sometimes save a life.
Safety shoes are required where the potential for serious injury to the foot may result from an employee's daily job duties. Foot injuries may occur in areas where there are rolling or falling objects, objects piercing the sole, or where feet are exposed to electrical hazards, such as a static-discharge or electric-shock hazard, that remains after the employer takes other necessary protective measures.