NIOSH's 2016 study showing that 25% of construction deaths result from traumatic brain injury generated about a year of public discussion and articles about switching to helmets instead of traditional hardhats. These helmets look like sports climbers' hats, and are usually manufactured by sports-related companies. And then, we heard no more .... It turns out that interest did not wane. Contractors simply stopped talking and some notable players started switching to safety helmets. So let's review these safety helmets a bit.
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