Hard Hats - Head Protection
Helmets to Hardhats
OSHA says hard hats for head protection of employees exposed to high voltage, bumps, falling debris, electrical shock and burns should be a normal practice of work place safety. ANSI Type I / CSA Type 1 brim hard hat meet stringent vertical impact and penetration requirements for hard hat safety. ANSI Type II / CSA Type 2 hard hats meet both vertical and lateral impact and penetration requirements and have a foam inner liner of expanded polystyrene. A Class E safety helmet and carbon fiber hard hat have been proof-tested to insulate up to 20,000 volts of electrical potential hazard and required for electrical safety when working in high voltage areas. Construction safety helmets can also be fitted with safety products accessories like flash light holders, pencil holders, earmuffs, mounted headgear and face shields as well as sun protection visors for users working in the heat.