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hard hat

[′härd ‚hat]
(engineering)
A safety hat usually having a metal crown; used by construction workers and miners.
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The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) said its research also revealed that many schoolchildren believed engineers have glasses, beards and short brown hair, and wear hard hats, protective eyewear and high-visibility jackets.
Working in Cochrane about five years ago, Ed Goulais and Paul Robillard--the owner and operations manager at First North Construction --found themselves out of luck after experiencing trouble with their vehicle, explained Samantha Dyck, Hard Hat Hunter's communications director.
What's more concerning is that the practice has not been stopped with immediate effect and proper hard hats have not been issued to those female wardens still wearing the soft hats.
He wore a three-quarter length high visibility jacket and high visibility trousers and he was carrying a white hard hat.
It's still fairly unusual to see a woman in the cab, especially when I wear my pink hard hat, so people are always looking - but I take it all in my stride and everybody treats me very well.
You can't wear a hard hat on top of an elephant - it would look ridiculous.
Company cites development of the world's first protective hard hat manufactured from sugarcane ethanol-derived, high-density polyethylene versus petrochemical-based HDPE used in conventional gear.
based safety equipment manufacturer have teamed up to develop a use for sugar that protects the skull: a hard hat made of high-density polyethylene produced from sugarcane ethanol.
Hard-hats have been an integral piece of personal protective equipment on jobsites for decades, With engineering advancements in suspension design, a lightweight shell, and a patented ultraviolet (UV) indicator, the new 3M H-800 Series Full Brim Hard Hat helps alleviate workers' frustrations with hard hats on the job.
If I thought that was bad, on the way home at about 10pm, in a different empty advertising hoarding, there was a man balancing precariously inside with no safety equipment, no hard hat and this time no barrier whatsoever to protect him.
When not in use, the goggles are held securely to the hard hat, keeping them close at hand and further improving worker safety.