Expandable Public Safety Vest is ANSI 207 compliant.

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Suited for firefighters, EMTs, ambulance drivers, and public safety personal, GloWear® 8244PSV provides hi-visibility conspicuity, safety, and quick access to belt-mounted gear. It has breathable ANSI-certified polyester mesh fabric, Level 2 ANSI-certified 3M(TM) Scotchlite(TM) reflective material, and adjustable sides to accommodate turnout gear, bulky equipment, and varying worker sizes. Five point breakaway system ensures safety in unlikely event vest becomes caught or snagged.



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Ergodyne Introduces Glowear® Expandable Public Safety Vest



ST. PAUL, Minn. - Ergodyne today announced the expansion of their GloWear® Incident Command Series to include the GloWear® 8244PSV Expandable Public Safety Vest. This ANSI 207 compliant vest is ideal for firefighters, EMTs, ambulance drivers, and public safety personal who need hi-vis conspicuity and safety as well as easy access to belt-mounted gear.

With its adjustable sides and breathable ANSI-certified polyester mesh fabric, the 8244PSV is both versatile and comfortable, easily expanding to accommodate turnout gear, bulky equipment and varying worker sizes. Its five point breakaway system also adds an extra bit of insurance in the unlikely event the vest becomes caught or snagged.

"The 8244PSV is a natural addition to Ergodyne's successful GloWear® Incident Command series," said Tom Votel, CEO and president of Ergodyne. "It provides a smart solution for the competing hazards of emergency responders and public safety workers - that is, the need for high visibility and gear accessibility."

Public safety personnel wearing the ANSI 207-certified 8244PSV can be assured of compliance with the 2009 MUTCD and NFPA 1901 requirements:

o The 2009 NFPA 1901 standard requires one ANSI 207 vest for each seat on a new fire truck; and
o The 2009 MUTCD states that all workers exposed to moving traffic, work vehicles, or construction equipment - regardless of the type of roadway - must wear ANSI 107 Class 2 or Class 3 hi-vis apparel, with ANSI 207-compliant garments approved for use by emergency responders.

The 8244PSV is available now at authorized Ergodyne distributors. For more information, visit www.ergodyne.com or call 800-225-8238.

KEY FEATURES
o ANSI-certified polyester mesh (3.3 oz) is comfortable and breathable
o Level 2 ANSI-certified 3M(TM) Scotchlite(TM) reflective material
o Adjustable sides to fit over turnout gear and other equipment
o 5 point breakaway design for safety
o Convenient radio tabs/holders on both left and right side
o Large multi-division inside pocket stores documents, etc.

ABOUT ERGODYNE

Ergodyne has pioneered the development of products for worker protection and performance in the United States, Canada and Europe for more than 25 years. During that time, the company has built a complete line of products that provide protection, regulate temperature, and enhance productivity. These include ProFlex® Gloves, ProFlex® Knee Pads, ProFlex® Supports, Trex(TM) Footwear Accessories, Chill-Its® Cooling Products, N-Ferno(TM) Warming Products, GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel, Squids® Lanyards, Arsenal® Equipment Storage Systems and Tool Belts, and CORE Performance Work Wear(TM).

For more information on Ergodyne's complete line of gear, visit www.ergodyne.com or call 800-225-8238.

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