How to Buy Head and Face Protection Equipment

Falling objects are among the most serious workplace hazards, and selecting the proper head and face protection is critical to ensuring worker safety. The selection of head and face protection products from Magid® are designed to improve safety and are available in a variety of configurations and styles.


Types of Head and Face Protection

Bump Caps

Lightweight, non-ANSI rated caps that protect the head from light contact, but are not made to withstand larger impacts.

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Hard Caps/Hats

Protective helmets with adjustable suspensions that meet the ANSI Z89.1- 2009 requirements for impact resistance and electrical insulation.

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Can protect wearer’s face from light impact, chemical splash and injurious light radiation. Headgear is available in either cap-mounted or head-mounted configurations.

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Welding Helmets

Designed to protect the wearer’s eyes, face and neck from flash burn, ultraviolet light, sparks, infrared light and heat.

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Hard Hat Classes

Class C (Conductive) Helmets are not rated for electrical resistance.

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Class G (General) Reduces the danger of exposure to low voltages. Helmets are tested up to 2,200 volts.

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Class E (Electrical) Reduces the danger of exposure to high voltages. Helmets are tested up to 20,000 volts.

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Faceshield Material

Acetate/Propionate | Provides the best clarity and the most scratch resistance. Can also be used for chemical splash protection.

Polycarbonate |
Provides the best impact resistance and heat resistance. It can also be used for arc flash, high heat and radiation protection.

Polyester | Economic choice that offers light-to-medium impact protection. Polyester is not appropriate for jobs where workers are exposed to chemicals.

Mesh | Provides increased ventilation in high-heat working conditions but may reduce visibility.

Tinted/Coated | Depending on the tint/coating, can protect against harmful ultraviolet light, glare, infrared light, arc flash or high heat.