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    Industry Week reported on the 100th anniversary of the hard hat. They said, "Bullard, the son of a mining equipment supplier, was inspired by the metal helmets doughboys wore to deflect the hail of bullets raining down on them courtesy of the Kaiser. When he returned home, he invented the first commercially available industrial hard hat, called the Hard Boiled hat."

    The first construction site where hard hats were mandatory was the golden gate bridge! 

    Hard hats have changed a lot since then, becoming even safer and more useful. 

    Click the link for more interesting information on the history of the hard hat!

    Recommended ReadHard Hat Turns 100; Impact on Industrial Safety Never Gets OldSource: http://www.industryweek.com

    Luckily for industrial workers everywhere, Lt. Edward Wheatley Bullard of the U.S. Cavalry climbed out of the French trenches with an idea that would spark the industrial safety movement: the hard hat.Every worker on the bridge wore one, and it was the first designated construction area that required the use of hard hats.Read More

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