Safety Vest Comparison: What is the difference between IceVest HiVis Class 1 and IceVest HiVis Class 2 Safety Vests?
What is the difference between IceVest HiVis Class 1 Safety Vests and IceVest HiVis Class 2 Safety Vests?
Above: IceVest HiVis Cooling/Heating/Hydration Safety Vest Class 1 (Type O) in the Drinkable with Cooling/Heating configuration.
Above: IceVest HiVis Cooling/Heating/Hydration Safety Vest Class 2 (Type R) in the Cooling/Heating only configuration, perfect for using IceVest HiVis as a shared/pooled asset.
Above: IceVest HiVis Cooling/Heating/Hydration Safety Vest Class 2 (Type R) is used by the leading drive thru/QSR companies in the United States.
Above: IceVest HiVis Cooling/Heating/Hydration Safety Vest Class 1 (Type O) protects more QSR drive thru employees than any other cooling safety vest on the market today.
|IceVest Class 1 (Type O)||IceVest Class 2 (Type R)|
|Type||Off-Road, Non-Roadway||Roadway and Temp Traffic Control Zone|
|Retroreflective Tape||155 sq. in.||201 sq. in.|
|Background Material||217 sq. in.||775 sq. in.|
|Cooling||1-3 hours||1-3 hours|
|Heating||1-3 hours||1-3 hours|
|Hydration||50-100 fl oz.||50-100 fl oz.|
|Cooling Power||70-140 watts||70-140 watts|
|Size Range||Up to 42"||Up to 45"|
|IcePlate® Compatibility||Classic and Curve||Curve|
|Color||Safety Yellow||Safety Yellow|
|Cooling/Heating Only Configuration (shared asset)||✓||✓|
What type of safety vest should I use?
Type O Applications
- workers directing vehicle traffic in parking/service locations
- shopping cart retrieval
- warehouse staff
- oil and gas
Type R Applications
- roadway construction, maintenance
- survey crews
- crossing guards
- parking lot attendants
- airport baggage handlers, ground support
- emergency responders
- law enforcement
- accident investigators
- roadside assistance
Still have questions? Contact us today and we'll help get you squared away! Until then, #StayFrosty®.
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