While there are only two recognized classifications of protective helmets that meet ANSI requirements, but there are multiple considerations to take into account when choosing a hard hat that is right for the job.
- Know the Hazards – What is the environment? What is the working doing? What are the risks?
- Meet the Right Safety Standard – Does your helmet comply with applicable requirements and standards?
- Provide the Right Accessories – Do you need eye, face, and hearing protection?
- Emphasis on Fit and Feel – Is the hard hat comfortable enough to wear all day?
Learn more about hard hat types, ANSI requirements, and key considerations to ensuring the right protection for the job.