Head & Face Protection

News & Articles

  • Keys to Effective Head & Face Protection

    The National Safety Council's "Injury Facts, 2017 Edition" informs us that the most expensive lost-time workers' compensation claims are for those involving the head and central nervous system.

  • Fire Departments Awarded First OH Environmental Exposure Grants

    Thirty-eight departments are the first in the state to receive funding under BWC's Firefighter Exposure to Environmental Elements Grant Program, which provides $2 million a year to help departments purchase safety gear and equipment designed to protect firefighters from carcinogens and other harmful elements encountered during fires.

  • NSC Dropped Object Session Set for Sept. 26

    The Indianapolis presentation will focus on prevention best practices and provide an overview of a new industry initiative in development by ISEA and the Dropped Objects Solutions Committee that seeks to standardize solutions.

  • Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury: Protective Measures from Head to Toe

    Your first line of defense is using your head to eliminate hazards and implement engineering and administrative controls.

  • Organizations Backing Brain Injury Awareness Day 2017

    More than 3.5 million adults and children suffer an acquired brain injury every year. Traumatic brain injury, a subset of ABI, affects at least 2.5 million children and adults annually in this country, with 280,000 TBI hospitalizations and 50,000 TBI deaths recorded annually.

  • Alleviating the Risk from Above

    Hazards overhead are a concern for workers in many industries, notably upstream oil and gas and construction.



  • Providing the Best PPE Is No Guarantee: A Guide to Addressing Human Factors in your PPE Program

    Even the best PPE only works when worn—so how do you get workers to actually wear PPE all the time? PPE compliance is greatly influenced by a person’s state of mind, and being in a rush, frustrated, tired or complacent with hazards affects decisions around PPE compliance in critical moments. This paper addresses how to deal with human factors in your safety program to reduce injuries and improve PPE use among employees.


  • Anti Fog Face Shield Testing Revised

    Hugh Hoagland and his team from e-Hazard went to Louisville Processing and Cold Storage to conduct a series of experiments on anti-fogging technologies in face shields. The experiments were conducted in the facility's Cold Room, a controlled environment of -13 degrees Fahrenheit (-25 Celsius). The experiments shown in this May 2016 video were a simulation of workers using Personal Protective Equipment for arc flash protection in an extreme cold work environment. http://e-hazard.com

  • Iron Workers Saved by MSA Skullgard® Hard Hats

    Two brothers credit the MSA Skullgard® hard hat for saving their lives.

  • North Force Hard Hat Demo

    The North Force provides 24 percent more back-of-head coverage than standard Type I hard hats. In this video, you’ll learn how to achieve the perfect fit.