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Full Brim Hard Hats

Definition - What does Full Brim Hard Hats mean?

Full brim hard hats are an article of personal protective equipment used for protection against falling objects. A full brim hard hat is a variety of hard hat that has a brim that runs around the entire edge of the cap.

Safeopedia explains Full Brim Hard Hats

Full brim hard hats are an article of personal protective equipment that are worn by the workers of different industries, including construction, mining, oil and gas etc.. Full brim hard hats provide protection to the head in cases of material falling from above. Full brim hard hats are typically made up of high-density polyethylene or HDPE. The color of the hats are related to the nature of the job of the worker. Generally, yellow hats are worn by workers, white by technical people or engineers and red by the health and safety personals.

Remember, if you seek further clarification on wear, care, and use for your specific type or model of hard hat, there is usually documentation available from the manufacturer. As legislation varies in each jurisdiction, you may want to defer to the manufacturer for clarification around care and use.

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