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School Crossing Patrol: The technical Stuff! – Part 1

What does the law say about your school crossing patrol uniform?  Well, let’s start with the coats.

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School Crossing Patrol Jacket – The Facts

The law states that every school crossing patrol coat (summer or winter) must follow these guidelines:

  • A knee length outer garment with full length sleeves, consisting of no more than two fluorescent colours covering the whole outer area of the garment (but may include non fluorescent *trimmings).
  • The Garment shall be certified, by a Notified Body, to the highest Class of the standard for “High Visibility Warning Clothing”, currently Class 3 BS.EN471:2003+A1 2007 or future ISO 20471 equivalent.
  • The garment is to include a retro-reflective tape configuration of at least two bands on the torso and one, 50mm band, not greater than 300mm from the hem of the body.
  • The retro reflective tape must not exceed a 15° angle.

Don’t forget to keep up to date with the important stuff, check our blog next month for Part 2 of “What does the law say about your school crossing patrol uniform”

 

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