Michigan Head Protection: What you need to know
Michigan has adopted workplace safety rules for head protection (helmets, face shields, hoods, and hair enclosures) in general industry workplaces that are stricter than federal rules.
See the Eye and Face Protection topic for more information about additional state requirements for face shields.
The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth/Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) administers and enforces workplace safety and health standards for private and public sector workplaces in the state.
GENERAL HEAD PROTECTION
MAC r. 408.13375
Service facilities must be provided for sanitizing and replacing needed parts when necessary and before head protection equipment is reissued. Head protection equipment that has been physically altered or damaged must not be worn or reissued to an employee. HELMETS
MAC r. 408.13375
State rules for the use and type of helmets follow federal nonmandatory guidelines for helmet selection (29 CFR 1910, Subpart I, Appendix B), as well as adopt several additional requirements.
Protective helmets or safety hats and caps must be either:
- Class A--limited voltage protection
- Class B--high voltage protection
- Class C--no voltage protection
- Class D--limited voltage protection (firefighters' service helmets with full brim)
Metallic head device prohibition. A Class C helmet or any metallic head device must not be used by an employee for head protection, except where it has been determined that the use of other types of protective helmets or safety hats or caps is impractical, such as where chemical reaction will cause the deterioration of other types of head protection.
Marking. A protective helmet furnished by an employer must be identified on the ...
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