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Encyclopedia > Hard hat
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Headgear series:
Overview of headgear
Hats; Bonnets; Caps
Hoods; Helmets; Wigs
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Tiaras; Papal tiaras
Turbans
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List of hats and headgear

A hard hat is a type of helmet predominately used in workplace environments such as construction sites to protect the head from injury such as from falling objects, debris and bad weather. They are typically required personal protective equipment where heavy labor is being performed. They used to be made out of metal, but since the 1960s, rigid plastic is the preferred material. Headgear, headwear or headdress is the name given to any element of clothing which is worn on ones head. ... There are many different styles of hats A hat is an item of clothing which is worn on the head – a kind of headgear. ... A bonnet is a kind of headgear which is usually brimless. ... A cap is a form of headgear. ... A hood is a kind of headgear. ... Pickelhaube of a Swedish Royal Guard soldier For other uses, see Helmet (band) A helmet (a 15th century loan from Middle French, a diminutive of Frankish helm, from Proto-Germanic *khelmaz, PIE *kelmo- a cover) is a form of protective clothing worn on the head and usually made of metal... WIG, originally an acronym for Warszawski Indeks Giełdowy (Warsaw Stock Exchange Index) is the oldest index for the Warsaw Stock Exchange. ... Masks in a Guatemalan Market A teenager reading a book, while wearing a dinosaur mask A mask is a piece of material or kit worn on the face. ... Veils are articles of clothing, worn almost exclusively by women, which cover some part of the head or face. ... A Scarf joint is a means of joining usually wood, sometimes metal, end to end. ... Beauty pageant tiara A tiara (from Persian تاره tara borrowed by Latin as tiara) is a form of crown. ... The Papal Tiara, also known as the Triple Tiara, in Latin as the Triregnum, or in Italian as the Triregno, is the three-tiered jewelled papal crown of Byzantine and Persian origin that is the symbol of the papacy. ... The turban (Arabic: , ‘imāmä; Turkish: tülbent; Persian: دلبنت, dulband) is a headdress, of Asian origin, consisting of a long scarf wound round the head or an inner hat. ... Crown (headgear) - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... This is an incomplete list of hats and headgear (that is, anything worn on the head), both modern and historical. ... Pickelhaube of a Swedish Royal Guard soldier For other uses, see Helmet (band) A helmet (a 15th century loan from Middle French, a diminutive of Frankish helm, from Proto-Germanic *khelmaz, PIE *kelmo- a cover) is a form of protective clothing worn on the head and usually made of metal... Cranes are essential in large construction projects, such as this skyscraper Construction on the North Bytown Bridge in Ottawa, Canada. ... For other uses of the word head, see head (disambiguation). ... Protective clothing is clothing designed to protect either the wearers body or other items of clothing from hazards such as heat, chemicals and infection. ... Hot metal work from a blacksmith In chemistry, a metal (Greek: Metallon) is an element that readily forms ions (cations) and has metallic bonds, and metals are sometimes described as a lattice of positive ions (cations) in a cloud of electrons. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... Plastic is a term that covers a range of synthetic or semisynthetic polymerization products. ...

Yellow hard hat
Yellow hard hat

Its lower edge sometimes has a small gutter to catch rainwater and shed it off the front peak and not down inside the wearer's coat neck. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1298x1456, 806 KB) Summary Source: http://www. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1298x1456, 806 KB) Summary Source: http://www. ... Yellow is a color with a wavelength 565-590 nanometers. ... The word gutter refers to a long, thin trough, usually one that runs straight. ...


They can sometimes be fitted with these accessories:-

  • A visor like in a riotsquad helmet but thinner.
  • A welding visor.
  • Ear protectors.
  • A Helmet Light Mount, to provide more light in low-light conditions while letting the wearer work with both his hands free.

Blue-collar workers who engage in heavy professions that require protective equipment are often called hard hats. In the Star Trek fictional universe, a VISOR is a device used to scan the electromagnetic spectrum, create visual input, and transmit it into the brain of the wearer via the optic nerves. ... Riot control are the measures to control a riot or to break up an unwanted demonstration (usually of protestors). ... Helmet Light A helmet light mount is a small apparatus that is use to hold a flashlight to a hard hat. ... A blue-collar worker is a working class employee who performs manual or technical labor, such as in a factory or in technical maintenance trades, in contrast to a white-collar worker, who does non-manual work generally at a desk. ...


"Hardhat diving" is sometimes used as a nickname for diving in Standard diving dress. Hardhat diver entering water at Stoney Cove, England A standard diving dress consists of a metallic (copper, brass or bronze) diving helmet, an airline or hose from a surface supplied diving air pump, a canvas diving suit and boots. ...


The hard hat is also the mainstay of the popular band 'the village people', who shot to fame in the 1970s and continue to entertain today.

HARD HAT: Description: White. ... HARD HAT: Description: White. ... Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the thirty-fourth Vice President (1945) and the thirty-third President of the United States (1945–53), succeeding to the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. ...

Trivia

In Mega Man video games, the Met enemy is pictured wearing a hard hat and is sometimes called a "Hard Hat". Mega Man firing his weapon while in Shadow Mans stage from Mega Man 3 (NES). ... Mega Man encountering a Metool in Guts Mans level in Mega Man The Met (also known as Metall, Metool, or Mettaur) is the flagship enemy of the Mega Man video game series. ...


There is a computer game "Hard Hat" with sequels, made by Damaged featuring classic megaman bosses such as Metalman, and new robot masters such as Chainsaw Man and Baseball Man.


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Hard hat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (278 words)
A hard hat is a type of helmet predominately used in workplace environments such as construction sites to protect the head from injury such as from falling objects, debris and bad weather.
The hard hat is also the mainstay of the popular band 'the village people', who shot to fame in the 1970s and continue to entertain today.
In Mega Man video games, the Met enemy is pictured wearing a hard hat and is sometimes called a "Hard Hat".
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