Why should you wear a hard hat?


  • Hard hats protect the most valuable parts of the head and brain.


  • Hard hats protect you from bumping your head on fixed objects.


  • Hard hats will protect employees from any heavy objects or equipment that bumps into them.


  • Hard hats protect you from falling objects.


  • Hard hats must be worn properly as this will protect your head in case of a fall.


  • If a heavy industrial vehicle rolls over you, you have a better chance of survival if you have a hard hat on.


  • Employees that are working around traffic (that can be very unpredictable) make sure to wear your hard appropriately!


  • Hard hats can make you more visible at night time.


  • Wide peaked helmets can provide better sun protection and prevent sun getting in your eyes.


 What hard hat is best for you??

Hard hats are divided into three classes:

Class A hard hats – Provides penetration resistance, impact protection and voltage protection (up to 2,200 volts)

Class B hard hats –  Provides the very highest protection against high voltage (up to 20,000 volts) and burn protection. Including any electrical hazards that could occur. Class B also provides impact protection and falling flying objects.

Class C hard hats – Offers no protection against any electrical hazards. But it does Provide comfort and impact protection.


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