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Inventor of Hard Hat Introduces New Model with Superior Comfort

MAY 1, 2009 – CYNTHIANA, KY – Bullard, the company that invented the hard hat, introduces the new Classic hard hat and cap, presenting a significant advancement in worker comfort. Bullard has enhanced its current line of Classic hard hats and caps to offer the same reliable protection from the weather, with greater comfort. The Classic hard hats and caps provide the same Classic look and style that workers prefer with a more customized fit.

Enhanced with an upgraded suspension system, the Classic hard hat and cap incorporates the following customer-preferred features:

  • Upgraded suspension with easy-lock snaps allows for simple installation;
  • Improved FlexGear® Ratchet design provides easy grip and access for vertical height adjustment without removal of suspension;
  • Enhanced replaceable brow pad is wider and longer, offering more comfort to users.

Leading the industry in comfort, Bullard Classic hard hat and caps offer a 6-point self-sizing suspension with 1-inch wide nylon straps, enhancing balance and comfort to users. Classic hard hats and caps are available in a wide variety of colors, with an assortment of accessories.

Founded in 1898, Bullard is the leading manufacturer of personal protective equipment and systems worldwide. Product lines include powered-air purifying respirators, air quality equipment, firefighter helmets, thermal imagers, hard hats and rescue helmets. Known for its innovation, Bullard pioneered such safety advancements as the invention of the hard hat, as well as the introduction of the first DuPont™ Tychem® 4000 disposable supplied air respirator, the first fiberglass fire helmet and the first NFPA-approved thermoplastic fire helmet. Bullard is headquartered in Cynthiana, Kentucky.

Dupont™ Tychem® 4000 is a registered Trademark of E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company.