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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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Fortunately, there is more y to Hardhats, Hippies, and Hawks than its lapses.
The HardHat canopy has been designed to eliminate corrosion problems generally associated with metal canopies and meet the demands of tough on-site working conditions.
Housed beneath the XAS 185 JD7 compressor's HardHat canopy is a 2.44 L four-cylinder John Deere 4024T diesel engine rated 49 hp at 2750 rpm.
But the highlight of her week will be putting on protective clothing - a hardhat and boots - to accompany her father out on site.
Worldwide Vision Technologies, which describes itself as a developer of safety glasses that fit on your hardhat, not on your head, is offering replacement and tinted lens options.
I, too, am embarrassed to call Bush my leader, as I watch him trot from town to town in blue jeans and hardhat, communing with the common man, reading to kids, blowing out octogenarian birthday candles--and then returning home to pursue policies that completely undermine working families, children's literacy and elder care.
The most prestigious of the AGC awards is the annual "Hardhat Award," given to one or more individual members each year who have well served the organization, the industry, and their community.
president Scott Ford was introduced for his keynote speech at the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/Associated Industries of Arkansas annual meeting last week, he promptly donned a hardhat and began "inspecting" the support beams of the hotel banquet hall with a flashlight.
* Inexpensive hardhat (protection against falling debris)
STEVEN HIDANO Builder of the Year As president of Hidano Construction Inc., Steven Hidano's normal headgear is a hardhat. But he wears a number of other hats, too--as the Building Industry Association of Hawaii's 1991 president, a BIA national director, and past president of the local Homeowners Warranty Program.
tanding high at 11-and- half inches in her trendy ankle boots and carrying a hardhat and pink drawing tube, Mattel's Architect Barbie, icon of the building trades is ready for launch.