The organizations called OSHA and ANSI are frequently mentioned in the workplace. Do you know who they are? OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is the main federal agency in charge of enforcing safety and health legislation. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) is a private, non-profit organization that produces industrial standards in the United States.... Continue Reading →
Ladies, the time has come for you to make a fashion statement at the jobsite! Several leading manufacturers heard your pleas to look more feminine at work. Manufacturers including North, MSA, Pyramex, and Skull Bucket listened and designed fashionable hard hats in shades of pink. The selection of pink hard hats featured includes hard hats... Continue Reading →
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Did you know hard hat suspension systems need to be replaced too? All components of head protection gear (hard hat shell and suspension system) should be replaced at the same time. Keep in mind you need a hard hat and suspension of identical sizes and brands. It is necessary to ensure a proper fit and... Continue Reading →
There is a great deal of importance to a hard hat suspension system since it prevents head injury and possibly death. The system elevates your hard hat 1"-1 ¼" above your head to provide impact protection from falling objects. If you take a hard hat and turn it upside down, you will see points of... Continue Reading →
Did you know there are different styles of hard hats? There is always something to make purchasing safety gear more difficult. Too many choices can make life very confusing. The good news in this case is there are only two choices full brim or cap styles. Full Brim Hard Hat The full brim hard hat... Continue Reading →
This is a popular question asked by many people. Before addressing that question, you need to know the difference between a hard hat and a bump cap. The most significant difference between the two types of head protection is bump caps are not regulated, whereas hard hats are ANSI compliant and OSHA required. Bump Caps... Continue Reading →
Did you know you could extend the wear of your hard hat? Yes, it is true, a few simple steps to help you get the most amount of wear from your head protection gear. Most likely, you paid for it so why not get your moneys worth. Clean your hard hat at least once a... Continue Reading →