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Construction hard hats

NBS Article

NBS, 2017
Construction hard hats

Document Status

Current

Supplement

Core Supplement

Series

NBS Article

Abstract

Whether involved in building or civil engineering projects, work at onshore or offshore industrial sites, or an occasional visitor, the ‘hard hat’ – or ‘safety helmet’ – is an essential item of safety equipment. This article gives a brief overview of the principal features, legislation and guidelines surrounding its maintenance and use.

Author

Lymath, A.

History

Original publication 2014. Revised September 2017.

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Publisher History

NBS are committed to offering distinctive, innovative specification and information solutions to construction industry professionals and are proud to be leading the construction industry in its digital evolution. Their roots lie in the UK's National Building Specification and for nearly 50 years has been helping the construction industry build better and with lower risk. Their future lies in cloud-based technologies and connected data, as they fast become the information marketplace for the global construction industry.


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NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.

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