Traditional yellow is out! For those of you who have already stocked up on this year’s hard hats for your construction projects, you may have to order new ones for your employees.
As of January 2017, Build UK, who represents some of the UK's biggest contractors and trade associations, has mandated new hard hat colour codes. Excepting Network Rail workers, whose sites only permit white and blue helmets, all other construction sites - new and existing - will be expected to change their helmet colours according to their site role. So what exactly do you need to know to keep your employees safe and meeting code?