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Head Protection Requirements

The employer shall ensure that each affected employee wears a protective helmet when working in areas where there is a potential for injury to the head from falling objects. The employer shall ensurethat a protective helmet designed to reduce electrical shock hazard is worn by each such affected employee when near exposed electrical conductors which could contact the head and shall comply with ANSI Z89.1-2003, American National Standard for Personal Protection - Protective Headwear for IndustrialWorkers - Requirements.