Best Hi-Vis Vests 2021

Friday, 16 April 2021  |  Admin

Here at Workwear.co.uk, we sell a wide range of Hi-Vis Vests that are designed to keep you visible at work. From premium work vests with ID badges and zips, to Velcro and affordable vests for buying in bulk, we've made sure that we've stocked them all.

To help you find the perfect high visibility vests for you, we've created this handy guide showcasing our Top 5 Hi Vis Vests. Hopefully this will help you find the best vests for you and your staff.

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We will be covering some of the best high visibility vests available. Please see the list below if you're looking for something in particular:

Best All-Round High Visibility Vest

Snickers 9153 Hi-Vis Class 2 Vest

Snickers 9153 Hi-Vis Class 2 Vest

Why We Love It...

  • Lightweight, high visibility and available in yellow and orange
  • Reflective bands ensure visibility from all directions
  • Includes an ID badge for ensuring fast identification
  • Available in three sizes to ensure a secure fit

Best For... 

  • General Ideal for outdoor work, lorry driving, warehousing and more

Colours Available... 

Editor's Verdict:  The Snickers 9153 Hi-Vis Class 2 Vest is our top vest because it comes in a number of colours, features an ID badge and offers total freedom of movement thanks to its loose design. The vest features 360 degree reflective bands too, ensuring visibility wherever you are.

Best High Visibility Vest for Buying in Bulk

Portwest S476 Berlin Executive Hi-Vis Vest

Portwest S476 Berlin Executive Yellow Hi-Vis Vest

Why We Love Them...

  • More affordable design ideal for buying in bulk for a workplace
  • Features an ID badge and radio loop for added versatility
  • Includes reflective trim for visibility all around the body
  • Vent can be opened and closed for warmer and cooler weather

Best For... 

  • Buying in bulk for a workforce either in a warehouse or factory

Colours Available... 

Editor's Verdict: The more affordable price of the Portwest S476 Executive Vest makes it ideal for buying in bulk. Perfect for a workforce in a factory or warehouse, this vest includes an ID pocket for visibility, a D-Ring for storing tools and has lower pockets for the storing of equipment.

Best High Visibility Vest for Railway Work

Portwest Berlin Executive Red Hi-Vis Vest

Portwest S476 Berlin Executive Red Hi-Vis Vest

Why We Love It..

  • Red design is certified for use on railways
  • Includes a transparent badge for fast identification
  • Features a clear breast pocket for storing equipment
  • Reflective bands go around your entire body for total visibility

Best For...

  • For use on railways

Colours Available...

Editors Verdict: The Portwest Berlin Executive Red Hi-Vis Vest is recommended for use on railways, because it comes in the certified red colour. It features an ID pocket for fast identification, large pockets for storage, and a reflective trim that wraps around your whole body.

Best High Visibility Vest for Social Distancing

Portwest C406 Hi-Vis Orange Social Distancing Vest

Portwest C406 Hi-Vis Orange Social Distancing Vest

Why We Love It...

  • Social distancing vest comes with a "2m" logo on the back
  • Front features a simple Velcro hem to secure vest
  • Designed to remind people to remain two metres apart
  • Reflective tape and orange colour make sure the wearer is visible

Best For...

  • Outdoors, in busy environments, at social events, pubs, restaurants and more

Colours Available... 

Editors Verdict: The Portwest C406 Social Distancing Vest should be used in workplaces, restaurants, bars and at other places where people gather to remind people to social distance. The back of the vest features a "2m" sign, while the high visibility design ensures that the wearer is made visible to the general public.

Best High Visibility Vest for Corporate Visitors, Supervisors and Senior Staff

Portwest F476 Iona Hi-Vis Executive Vest

Portwest F476 Iona Hi-Vis Executive Vest

Why We Love It...

  • Hi-visibility vests available in more corporate colours
  • Ideal for use by staff, supervisors and visitors
  • Includes seven zip-opening pockets, phone pockets and a pen holder pocket
  • Radio loop gives you a place to store a radio loop

Best For... 

  • Use by corporate staff, visitors and supervisors

Colours Available... 

Editor's Verdict: The Portwest F476 Iona Hi-Vis Executive Vest comes in a series of corporate colours rather than the usual yellow and orange, making them ideal for members of staff who hold a higher position, The vest includes plenty of pockets, phone and ID storage space and reflective 360 degree strips.

View Our Full Range

We hope that you've found the perfect high visibility vest for you with this guide. If not, you could always check out our Hi-Vis Vests page for our full range. 

If you have any questions or anything to add, then we would love to hear from you. Please leave a comment below!