Product News: Safety & Security Equipment

Hard Hat Brim helps protect workers from heat.

Press Release Summary:

May 31, 2013 - Designed to fit around outside of hard hat, Chill-Its® 6660 Hard Hat Brim with Shade delivers both sun and UV protection for face and neck, helping to protect workers from heat stress. Elastic inner rim design provides universal fit for all hard hat styles and sizes. Workers will also benefit from brim's quick-drying 100% polyester fabric.

Ergodyne - Saint Paul, MN

Original Press Release

Ergodyne Introduces Hard Hat Brim with Shade to Protect Workers from the Heat

Press release date: May 21, 2013

St. Paul, Minn. – Ergodyne has announced today the expansion of their heat stress solutions to include the Chill-Its® 6660 Hard Hat Brim with Shade, available June 18, 2013. The new Hard Hat Brim with Shade fits around the outside of a hard hat, providing both sun and UV protection for the face and neck.

“There’s no question that heat stress is a life threatening issue. The good news, however, is that it’s 100% preventable,” said Adria Hardy, product manager. “With products such as the Hard Hat Brim with Shade, we are providing innovative solutions that directly block the worker from harmful sun rays which can lead to a multitude of issues.”

Unique to Ergodyne, the elastic inner rim design provides a universal fit for all hard hat styles and sizes. Workers will benefit from the brim’s ability to shield workers from harmful UV emissions as well as its quick-drying 100% polyester fabric.

“With the summer months just around the corner in North America, Ergodyne is on a mission to educate workers and supervisors on the importance of heat stress preparedness,” said Tom Votel, president and CEO. “The numbers don’t lie and we will not rest until heat stress casualties in the workplace are at zero.”

Ideal for workers who are exposed to the sun and its harmful UV rays, the Chill-Its® 6660 Hard Hat Brim with Shade will be available June 18, 2013 at all authorized distributors. Additionally, new training materials are now available including a Beat the Heat White Paper addressing heat stress. For more information, visit or call 800.225.8238 // +1 651.642.9889.

Key Features
100% Polyester fabric
Universal design: elastic inner rim to fit most hard hats
Blocks the sun’s rays keeping workers comfortable in environments absent from other forms of shade
Patent pending
Available in two colors: Hi-Vis Lime and Hi-Vis Orange

About Ergodyne
Since 1983, Ergodyne has pioneered the development of products that Make The Workplace A Betterplace™. What started with just one product has grown into a line of top flight, battle-tested, Tenacious Work Gear®; all precision crafted to provide protection, improve productivity and manage the elements for workers on jobsites the world over.

The current lineup is extensive and constantly growing: ProFlex® Hand Protection, ProFlex® Knee Pads, ProFlex® Supports, Trex™ Footwear Accessories, Chill-Its® Cooling Products, N-Ferno® Warming Products, GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel, Squids® Lanyards, Arsenal® Equipment Storage Systems, CORE Performance Work Wear®, SHAX® Portable Work Shelters, and Skullerz® Head Protection.

For more information on Ergodyne, visit or call 800.225.8238 / +1 651.642.9889

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