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Hi Vis Softshell Jacket - Lightweight & Comfortable
If you need a lightweight jacket that is both hi vis and breathable then a hi visibility softshell jacket may be just what you need. Softshell jackets are breathable and lightweight making them great for applications where physical labour is required. Although breathable they do a great job of blocking out gusts of wind, ensuring you keep warm even on cooler days.
Available in a choice of colours including Hi Vis Yellow and Hi Vis Orange these jackets can be used in a multitude of different applications. With options available that can be worn as a base layer in part of a layered all season system these jackets are comfortable and indispensable.
Most softshell jackets on the market comply to with EN ISO 20471 Class 3 making them suitable for areas that have faster moving traffic or are particularly hazardous. Some Soft Shell Hi Vis Jackets in our range feature “non scratch” designs that have all metal and hard plastics covered by fabric, making them a firm favourite in automotive construction and logistics.
Key Considerations And Features Of High Visibility Softshell Jackets
When buying any clothing for work, especially hi vis workwear it is important to check that it meets all relevant standards and requirements. Below we have detailed some key features found on softshell jackets, as well as a few other more common features. But for more features to consider when buying a hi vis clothing, please see our Hi Vis Workwear page.
When looking for a softshell jacket look for something that offers a degree protection from the wind when working in exposed areas, it will also ensure body heat is not lost leaving you cold.
Ensure that any reflective materials on the jacket are up to standard from a reputable brand, ensuring its performance and endurance during the lifespan of the softshell jacket.
As softshell jackets are generally worn over minimal base layers a good liner is an essential component that keeps the jacket comfortable. Look for a microfleece liner or similar.
Adjustable cuffs ensure that unwelcome gusts of wind are kept out and helps you to retain bodyheat whilst working.
You can never have too many pockets, many softshell jackets have two front pockets with zips and a zip up chest pocket, all of which are excellent for stowing phones and keys.
If you intend to wear your softshell as a base layer in a larger jacket then ensure that it is listed as being compatible and features the proper reversible zips.
A good quality zip goes a long way, look for a trusted brand name such as YKK ensuring that the jacket zip stays done up and does not come undone unexpectedly.
Much like the cuffs having an adjustable waist band will help keep body heat in and keep gusts of wind out making it a must have on softshell jackets.
Ensure that your jacket meets EN ISO 20471 class 3, meaning it has the correct amount of reflective and luminous surface area to be worn on construction sites.
No Exposed Hard Points
Many softshell jackets will conceal zips, poppers, buttons and other fasteners behind fabric flaps. This is to prevent scratches to finished painted surfaces.
Other Hi Vis Jackets In Our Range
Take a look at the full range of waterproof jackets suitable for use in the wettest of weather.
Bright fluorescent yellow high vis jackets of all styles and sizes.
If you are working on rail infrastructure this will be the category for you.
These traditional styled pilot jackets are padded and keep you warm, they feature elasticated waistlines and wrists.
Looking for something to keep you warm on dry frosty mornings, these may be for you.
Hi Vis Storm Jackets
Longer jackets suitable for the worst of rain storms. They extend further down the body keeping you dry.