Vented, Front & Full Brim Hard Hats

Browse a selection of top-quality hard hats at F.W. Webb to find the best option for your worksite. Hard hats are essential for those who work on construction sites and other areas where falling objects or flying debris is common; they provide head protection to workers and worksite visitors and lessen injury severity. Our selection includes different comfort options to fit your needs, including vented, full-brim, and front-brim hard hats. We carry hard hats in various colors, including red, orange, yellow, green, white, black, and blue, so you can find the right one for the job. Red hats signal danger or fire, often worn by firefighters and emergency responders, while brown hats are specifically for welders or employees in high-heat situations. Hard hats also feature class ratings based on the protection they offer from electrical hazards. Class E hard hats are safety rated for up to 20,000 volts, and class G protects against low-voltage conductors; Class C doesn't offer electrical protection but still safeguards the head from falling objects. Use our convenient filters to sort hats by size, material, color, and other variables. Browse durable hard hats from trusted makers Milwaukee Tool, PIP, and Klein to find the right fit for a job.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do the different colors of hard hats mean?

Hard hat colors have different meanings based on job site and work type:

  • Gray for visitors at a worksite
  • Yellow for general workers or earthmovers
  • Orange for visitors, road crew workers, or new employees
  • White for supervisors, engineers, managers, or foremen
  • Red for firefighters or emergency workers
  • Green for safety inspectors
  • Brown for welders and employees working directly with high heat
  • Pink is a replacement for a broken or lost hard hat
  • Blue for medical workers, carpenters, or technical operators
  • Black for site supervisors or safety officers

What are the class ratings on hard hats?

The class ratings on hard hats include Class C which offers no protection from electrical hazards, Class G which provides protection against low-voltage conductors, and Class E which is safety-rated for up to 20,000 volts. Hard hats also come in Type I for top-of-head protection or Type II for sides and top of the head.

When should you wear a hard hat?

A hard hat should be worn in the following conditions in a work area:

  • When working under beams, pipes, or similar objects that can bump the head
  • Any area where objects can fall from above
  • Where electrical hazards can come into contact with the head
  • As general protection from high heat, rain, splashes, and UV light