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OSHA Inspectors Swap Their Hardhats for Type II Safety Helmets

December 18, 2023

Via: ENR

Inspectors with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration are switching out their traditional hardhats for more ANSI type II-certified safety helmets. The agency recommends people working in construction consider making a similar move, but has not mandated it.

The change comes after OSHA released a safety and health information bulletin last month detailing advantages of safety helmets compared to hardhats.

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