Hard Hat


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Hard Hat

A helmet some workers are required to wear when employed in a hazardous position. For example, construction workers or oil drillers may have to wear hard hats as a condition of employment. Hard hats are closely associated with blue collar work.
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"With the rise in green building and construction projects in general, this is an opportune time to introduce an alternative, sustainable safety hard hat that also helps to reduce carbon emissions and demand for fossil fuels in product manufacturing," says Beck.
"There are over two million hard hat wearers in the UK at construction sites because health and safety is of paramount concern in often hazardous conditions," he said.
Bosses at the Paisley Centre say for health and safety reasons he must wear a hard hat.
Mr Cochran, who, unlike Mr Ponton, was not wearing a hard hat, had fallen about eight feet and landed on his head.
The Old Court House at West Derby, beingrefurbished by the council, has been downgraded from five to one hard hats, and the north warehouse at Stanley Dock from six to three
A HORSEMAN died at a New Year's Day hunt because he was wearing a stetson instead of a hard hat.
A builder must wear a hard hat and boots, for example, or a farmer must wear overalls.
She said, "I have a hard hat full of business cards from companies we hope we can work with." Dennis Williams, a field representative from DASNY said, "This wasn't the usual dog and pony show.
A LIVERPOOL dock worker, dismissed for wearing the wrong hard hat, claimed yesterday he was a victim of racial abuse.