Hard Hat Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines for head protection are referenced in 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.135 and 1926.100. Occupational Hard Hats 29 CFR 1910.135(a)(1) states, “Each affected employee shall wear protective helmets when working in areas where there is a potential for injury to the head from falling objects.” The […] Read more »

Does an expensive hard hat mean better quality or more protection?

Hard hats have a wide ringe of price points. You can find one at a big box retailer for under $10.00.  You can also purchase specialty helmets for more than $100.  Does a $10.00 hard hat protect as well as the $100 hat?  Conventional wisdom says, “you get what you pay for.” What does a […] Read more »

If you export from the United States you can win some cash!

This is really a great opportunity for an exporting business to win some cash!  Click on the 2013 SBA-Visa Screenshot to go to the contest page. The U.S. Small Business Administration and Visa U.S.A. are cosponsoring a video contest that seeks to inform small businesses about the advantages of exporting and increase awareness of government […] Read more »

Hat Grabber launches a new website!

Hat Grabber Inc is live with a brand new website designed to give our clients relevant information and tools to assist in deciding whether or not our product is right for them.  With this approach the site is laid our more efficiently  with easy to read and search statistics and OSHA Regs.   We have […] Read more »

World of Concrete 2013 is awesome!

The Hat Grabber is being exhibited this week at the WOC 2013. The response has been very good. There are many other great safety products here as well. We discovered a safety training company from Beaverton OR, Overton Safety headed up by Ron Overton. OVERTON Safety Training has been providing professional training services and materials […] Read more »

Safety at work. What is it really worth?

Daily safety meetings, Safety Officers, Safety programs, OSHA Inspectors, what is the real benefit?  Have you ever felt like you were on safety overload at a job site?  With so many rules and regulations to follow, safety has become a task all to itself.  Who does all of this really protect? The employer’s interest, or […] Read more »

Can a $10 hard hat accessory reduce Worker Comp insurance?

Uncomfortable hard hats are less likely to be worn. Failing to wear head protection greatly increases the odds of accidental head injuries on a jobsite, driving up premiums. By eliminating the two greatest reasons people don’t want to wear a hard hat, safety compliance rises dramatically. Product testimonials have come from several working environments such […] Read more »