How to Safely Wear Head Protections

This 1 minute safety training video covers: How to properly protect your head, when to wear head protection, how hard hat can protect you from hazards, what are the different types of head protection. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 26 minute full length version.

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On-the-job injuries affect all types of people doing all types of work. Each year over 570,000 workers are injured... at a cost to employers of over $100 billion annually. Government surveys show that the most common cause of workplace injuries today is due to employees not using proper PPE. Virtually everyone will experience one or more "on the job" injuries during their working life. In most cases appropriate equipment is readily available, yet employees do not recognize the need for this equipment, or take the time to use it.

Atlantic Training's Personal Protective Equipment DVD program have been specifically created to assist facilities in complying with OSHA's Standard on Personal Protective Equipment. Topics covered in these products include:

This Personal Protective Equipment Training DVD Covers:

  • How to Safely Wear Head Protections
  • Review of OSHA's Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Standard.
  • PPE for eye and face hazards.
  • PPE for respiratory hazards.
  • PPE for head hazards.
  • PPE for foot hazards.
  • PPE for electrical hazards.
  • PPE for hand and finger hazards.
  • and more.
  • Click here to watch a FREE full-length 26 minute preview.

Video Transcript

One of the easiest way to protect your brain from injury is to wear protective helmet or hard hat. A hard hat tough outer shell suspended above the head by high strength ribbon. The shell help keep objects from penetrating your scalp, the suspension system absorb the shock of a blow so that no single point on your head takes the whole blow. You should always wear hard hat when there’s a danger falling from above and areas where you can bump your head against an object and where there is a chance of accidental head contact with electrical hazard. A hard hat must fit right in order for to protect you.