Tag: Hard Hats

Back to Basics: Head Protection

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine guidance on head protection. It’s no revelation that workplace head injuries are a major safety concern. Are you providing the proper head protection for your employees? The hard hat has been […]

OSHA Personnel Switching from Hard Hats to Safety Helmets

On December 11, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it’s replacing the traditional hard hats its employees use with modern safety helmets to better protect them when they’re at inspection sites. Traditional hard hats, dating from the 1960s, protect the top of a worker’s head but offer minimal side impact protection and lack […]

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Hard Hats and Bump Caps: The Evolution of Head Protection

Hard hats have become the PPE that is particularly emblematic of safety, and head protection systems are evolving to meet the needs of modern workers. Read the transcript of our recent conversation with Chris Cota and Aaron Skemp from Ergodyne®, where we took a special look at the most recent developments in head protection.