Hard Hat Head Protection

Get a head for safety with MSA's industry-leading safety helmets

MSA Safety has been developing world leading safety solutions since 1914. It’s our mission that men and women may work in safety and go home to their families at the end of each day.

When you need the best in head protection, settle for nothing less than MSA.

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Why choose MSA safety helmets?

At MSA we disregard the notion that hard hats serve one purpose. Physical safety is paramount, but there are many associated benefits of great head protection: happy, more confident workers, a more productive workforce and a more efficient business.

That’s why we developed the V-Gard range of safety helmets, recognised and revered the world over for:

  • A comprehensive line of safety helmets for multiple applications across climbing, mining, electrical, construction, industrial, oil & gas and utilities
  • Comfort, quality and durability
  • Modern, dynamic designs
  • Customisation through MSA LOGO Express®
  • Tested to the very latest EN standards
  • A wide range of tested and approved accessories

Registered with the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF)

Bristish Safety Industry Federation (BSIF)

As a registered safety supplier with the BSIF, we have been shortlisted for various innovation awards throughout the years.

Part of the national hard hat recycling scheme

Hard Hat Recycling

Our hard hats are made out of materials approved for the recycling scheme by the UK specialists, Yes Recycling, enabling you to easily recycle your old MSA helmets.

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Meet our best selling safety helmets

V-Gard H1 Safety Helmet

Comfort without compromise - the next generation of head protection

Applications: Working at height, tower climbing, forestry, rescue, confined spaces

Product spec: Vented or non-vented, low profile, Fas-Trac III® Pivot Ratchet Suspension, field replaceable 4-point chinstrap, rescue whistle, accessory attachment rail, field replaceable premium moisture wicking headband

Accessories: Spectacles, clear face shield, mesh face shield, hearing protection, liners

Colours: Matte white, blue, red, green, yellow, hi-viz yellow/green, orange, black, grey

Test approvals:

  • Novent: EN 397:2012 + A1:2012, EN 50365:2002 (1000V A.C.) for use on low voltage insulations;
  • Trivent: EN 12492:2012 (Pending Approval)

V-Gard 930 hard hat

Balanced, modern, low profile hard hat with integrated eye protection

Applications: Electrical, confined space, utilities, mining, oil & gas

Product spec: Vented or non-vented, low profile, integrated eye protection, rain/debris channel, Fas-Trac® III suspension, innovative rubber seal offering gap free eye protection, optional 4-point chinstrap

Accessories: Earmuffs, face protection, badge/lamp holder, reflective stickers, integral spectacles or visors, winter liners, cooling pads, name sticker

Colours: White

Test approvals:

  • EN397
  • EN 50365
  • EN166
  • ISO 80079-36

V-Gard 950 hard hat

Balanced and lightweight - ultimate protection against electrical safety

Applications: Electrician helmet, top impact, chemical splash, UV, electric arc-flash

Product spec: Vented or non-vented, low profile, integrated eye protection, rain/debris channel, Fas-Trac® III suspension, innovative rubber seal offering gap free eye protection, optional 4-point chinstrap, electrically insulated, premium anti-fog/ anti-scratch coated visors

Accessories: Arc flash ear flaps, earmuffs, face protection, badge/lamp holder, reflective stickers, spectacles, visors, liners, cooling pads

Colours: White

Test approvals:

  • EN397
  • EN 50365
  • EN166
  • ISO 80079-36

The MSA V-Gard Helmet, with its distinctive trademark “V” design, is a world recognised brand known for comfort, quality, and durability. MSA has sold well over 100 million V-Gard Helmets since its introduction.

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Whether it’s construction, oil and gas, utilities or telecomms, you need a trusted head protection partner to deliver the highest standards of safety helmets.

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Safety helmets are about more than just physical safety.

A quality hard hat - one that’s well-balanced, well-ventilated and easily adjustable for a comfortable fit - can unlock so many other associated benefits. It can increase confidence and help to improve a worker’s general wellbeing, both of which can make a workforce more productive and efficient.

To find out more, download our Head Protection whitepaper - it gives you insights, advice and guidance on how to get the best out of your safety helmets and how to better protect your workforce.