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21 May 13

Ergodyne Introduces Hard Hat Brim With Shade To Protect Workers From The Heat

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Chill-Its Hard Hat with Brim and Neck Shade

St. Paul, Minn. (May 21, 2013) –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, email or call 800-225-8238 // (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, promote prevention 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, Skullerz® Head Protection, Skullerz® Eye Protection, Trex™ Footwear Accessories, Chill-Its® Cooling Products, N-Ferno® Warming Products, GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel, Squids® Lanyards, Arsenal® Gear and Tool Storage and SHAX® Portable Work Shelters.