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New Safety Helmets in construction
Helen Whitman - JULY 18, 2017
New Safety Helmets in construction
According to government researchers from 2003 to 2010, there is 2,210 fatal traumatic brain injuries (TBI) that had been occurred in the construction industry representing 2.6 % per 100 000 full-time equivalent workers.

As a result, Construction firms are developing new safety helmets with better protection from falls and to curb fatal injuries preventing any impact of being transferred directly to the skull.

To reinforce the security of the workers, Construction contractors were increasingly adapting safety hat designs on the base of the model used generally in mountain climbing and other sports.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule (29 C.F.R. 1926.100) stipulates, “Employees working in areas where there is a possible danger of head injury from impact, or from falling or flying objects, or from electrical shock and burns, shall be protected by protective helmets.” The hats must meet or exceed American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z89.1-2009.
 
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