With the advantage of the modern society, more and more heavy machine are required. However under this condition, potential snag hazards exists. 5 point breakaway vest designs are a smart move. It will reduce the potential hazard for the workers who are working near industrial machinery.
The reason why the safety vest called 5 point breakaway is that there are 5 parts sewn with velcro separately in two shoulders, two side slips and front closure. When you snag by the machine during working or been caught by robber. You just need to tear off the velcro to get the vest into two pieces. So that you can getaway easily.
If you are dealing with heavy machine, do not forget to buy a piece of breakaway reflective vest. It will keep you safe during daily life and working.