Hard Hat—Origins and Evolution

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Title: Hard Hat—Origins and Evolution

Author(s): Luke M. Snell

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 40

Issue: 7

Appears on pages(s): 48-49

Keywords: construction, worker, safety, helmet

Date: 7/1/2018

Abstract:
This article examines the history of the hard hat in the United States. History shows that this unassuming device, which was once considered a symbol of weakness, is now an essential safety part of the construction uniform.