Hardhat

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An impact-resistant helmet worn to protect the skull against falling material(s) or against low ceilings
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For $25, the hour-long hard-hat tour is limited to 16 or so visitors and navigates the warren of tunnels and walkways deep in the dam's heart.
On a recent visit, the hard-hat excursion was conducted by Bruce Laughlin, a brusque, burly sort who wears aviator sunglasses indoors and whose protective headgear is a hard-plastic cowboy hat.
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.