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What do Type 1 hard hats protect?
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People also ask, what type of hard hat provides top down impact protection only?
Class G Hard Hats - Class G hard hats are general use hard hats and are the most commonly found hard hats available. They do provide some protection against electricity, but only up to 2200 volts. The primary use for this class of hard hat is to protect against impact hazards.
Similarly, what is the OSHA standard for hard hats? OSHA requires, in 29 CFR 1910.135, that if the following hazardous conditions are present, then head protection is required: Objects might fall from above and strike employees on the head.
what do hard hats protect you from?
Hard hats are a type of helmets worn in workplaces to protect the head from flying objects, collision impact, debris, and shock among other hazards. Hard hats are designed to protect the head against falling objects and the side of the head, eyes, and neck from any impacts, bumps, scrapes, and electrical exposure.
What class of hard hats will protect you from electrical shock?
Class E (listed as Class B in ANSI Z89. 1-1986) hard hats provide the highest level of protection against electrical hazards, with high-voltage shock and burn protection (up to 20,000 volts). They also provide protection from impact and penetration hazards by flying/falling objects.