The First Hard Hat Area

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Where was the first hard hat used?

The First Hard Hat Area

The first area where hard hats were used in the United States, was in the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. The Golden Gate Bridge construction began on 1933.

The chief engineer on the construction of the bridge saw the necessity to ensure the safety of his staff, by asking the Bullard Company to design a hard hat, for protection. The resulting metal hat designed protected the workers as they constructed the bridge.

   

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