Monthly Archives: July 2012

Making Sense of Head Protection: Types and Classes Explained

OSHA requires head protection be worn in any environment where there is a potential for injury to the head [29 CFR 1910.135]. In addition, the head protection must comply with ANSI Z89.1 performance guidelines. All hard hats are classified according to the specific impact and electrical performance requirements they are designed to meet. This classification is also commonly referred to as the ANSI Z89.1 standard. Industrial head protective helmets meeting the requirements of theĀ  standard are Read more [...]