Head and Face Protection
Overview: Head & Face Protection Safety Equipment
Safety faceshields and headgear are required when working in an area where there is a potential for injury to the head from falling objects. Helmets are also designed to reduce electrical shock hazard worn when used near exposed electrical conductors. Soft headwear accessories such as beanie, tie hat, Doo Rag, and welding caps do not conform to safety standards.
In addition there are Safety Glasses and Safety Goggles that are often worn in tandem with safety head & face protection gear. The OSHA and ANSI safety Head & face protection standards and regulations are very strict and specific for eye and face protection. Type I helmets are reduce the force of an impact to the wearer head. Type II helmets reduce the force of an impact from a blow received off center and/or to the top of the head.
All Safety Products detailed information that can assist you in selecting the correct safety head & face protection to ensure OSHA and ANSI compliance.