MSA V-Gard Slotted Hats are now available in all colors; non-slotted hats have been discontinued. All existing V-Gard Helmet non-slotted hat part numbers have been retained for slotted hats. Sound Control SH® Ear Muffs are also available for use with V-Gard Slotted Hats.
According to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States. You don’t have to tell workers during this record heat wave of 2012 that wearing uncomfortable, hot safety helmets on the jobsite can literally make them sick.
Annual cost savings in states with universal motorcycle helmet laws were nearly four times greater (per registered motorcycle) than in states without these comprehensive laws, according to a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In a highly touted safety achievement, deaths on the nation’s roads and highways have fallen sharply in recent years, to the lowest total in more than a half-century. But motorcyclists have missed out on that dramatic improvement, and the news for them has been increasingly grim.