Monday, September 10, 2007
All About Head Protection And Hard Hat Safety: "Hard-hats are as common in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the castle image. For most people, those plastic helmets are probably just part of the scenery. But for one powerplant mechanic who fell more than 20 feet from an unprotected ledge at the Dardanelle Powerhouse, a hard-hat made a difference. Although hard-hats are not designed to protect against lateral blows, this one did and prevented serious injury or death."