New Safety Helmets from Klein Tools Meet ANSI Z89.1, CSA Z94.3, EN397, and EN12492 Standards

Press Release Summary:

  • Offer compact and lightweight design that allow easy access to confined spaces and are ideal for at-height applications
  • Come with detachable 4-point leather-bound chin strap for long-term comfort and secure fit
  • Feature accessory mounts of front and back that ensure headlamps attach securely and precisely

Original Press Release:

Klein Tools’® New Safety Helmets Designed to Keep Professionals Safe and Comfortable

Aug. 19, 2020 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, introduces a new line of Safety Helmets, building upon the same features and attributes of the Klein Hard Hats with a focus on safety, comfort and fit. The new helmets’ compact and lightweight design allow easy access to confined spaces and make them ideal for at-height applications.

All Safety Helmets:

  • Compact, lightweight design for at-height and confined space applications
  • Low-profile bill for unobstructed visibility, especially when looking up
  • Tested to the latest ANSI Z89.1, CSA Z94.3, EN397, and EN12492 standards for top, front/black and side impact, penetration and deformation
  • Patent-pending accessory mounts of front and back ensure Klein headlamps attach securely and precisely – no straps needed
  • 6-point suspension offers enhanced stability and secure fit, along with an open-frame design for optimal air circulation
  • Sweatband & top pad made from sweat-wicking, breathable padding; machine washable
  • Large ratchet knob for easy one-handed adjustment – even with gloves on
  • Detachable 4-point leather-bound chin strap for long-term comfort and secure fit

Type I, Class E Hard Hats (Non-Vented)

  • Non-vented design built for electricians, telecom tower technicians, windmill technicians and line crews working at height
  • Tested up to 20kV; for use where electrical protection is required

Cat. No.                  Safety Helmet Description                          Shell Color                                     Vented                        Class
60145                             Non-Vented                                               White                                               NO                               E
60146                      Non-Vented with Headlamp*                            White                                               NO                               E
60147                             Non-Vented                                                Blue                                                NO                               E
60148                      Non-Vented with Headlamp*                             Blue                                                NO                               E

Type I, Class C Hard Hats (Vented)

  • Adjustable vents can be opened or closed for maximum air circulation
  • Built for plumbers, carpenters, arborists, and general construction workers who work in tight spaces or at-height job sites that don’t need electrical protections

Cat. No.          Safety Helmet Description                                  Shell Color                                     Vented                           Class
60149                          Vented                                                           White                                             YES                                 C
60150                 Vented with Headlamp*                                          White                                             YES                                 C

*Includes Rechargeable Headlamp/Magnetic Worklight (Cat. No. 56062)

“Klein Tools new line of safety helmets were designed with a focus on three main things: fall protection safety, long-term comfort and ideal fit,” says Shantanu Deshpande, senior product manager at Klein Tools. “Our team took what we already knew from our award-winning hard hats and translated it into these new safety helmets. These helmets feature a low-profile and lightweight design, making them comfortable and easy to wear for extended periods while still providing the protection trade professionals require on the jobsite.”

For more information, visit www.kleintools.com/new-products or search for #NewKleins on social media.

About Klein Tools
Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the No. 1 choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople. For more information, visit www.kleintools.com.

Media Contact:
Klein Tools Marketing Team
Office: 847.821.4145
marketing@kleintools.com

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