Preventing Head Injuries

CPWR Expert Panel on Head Protection

In 2023, CPWR convened experts from academia, labor, government, manufacturing, and others to participate in an evaluation panel on the use of helmets with chin straps versus traditional hardhats. The goal of this expert evaluation panel was to: (1) assess industry awareness and adoption of Type II protective headgear and protective headgear with chin straps over time; and (2) establish and disseminate recommendations for use of protective headgear.

We would like to thank the following panel members for their valuable insights and expertise: