Press Release

Klein Tools’® New Hard Hats Designed for Pros – Safety, Comfort and Fit

Klein Tools, Inc.
July 23, 2019 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (, for professionals since 1857, introduces a new generation of Hard Hats – designed, engineered and built with safety, comfort and fit for the tradespeople who wear them every day. Ten hard hat models equip professionals with unique features to enhance user experience when working in demanding jobsite environments. Convenient accessories and replacement parts offer customization for added versatility.

All 10 hard hat models pictured above feature:

  • Meets ANSI Z89.1-2014, CSA Z94.1-15; EN397:2012+A1:2012-Lateral Deformation (LD) standards
  • Breathable, padded sweat-wicking band and top pad improve comfort; manufactured with anti-microbial and odor control materials
  • One-handed adjustment with large knob ratchet mechanism that pivots to clear bandanas or pony tails
  • Flexible, open-frame suspension provides improved air circulation
  • Rear neck pad hugs the head for a secure fit and added comfort
  • Tested for reverse donning to safely wear frontwards or backwards
  • Universal accessory slots on both sides designed to attach hearing protection, face shield and more
  • Patent-pending accessory mounts on front and back securely hold the Hardhat Headlamp (Cat. No. KHH56220) or Rechargeable Auto-Off Headlamp (Cat. No. 56034) without using straps or zip ties
  • Cap Style and Full Brim styles available; with and without headlamp*
  • Includes user guide and reflective stickers
Class E Hard Hats (Non-Vented)

  • Non-vented design built with electricians and line workers in mind
  • Tested up to 20kV; for use where electrical protection is required
Class C Hard Hats (Vented)

  • Adjustable vents can be opened or closed for maximum air circulation
  • Built for use in the general construction, plumbing, carpentry and iron worker industries; not for use in applications where electrical protection is required
*Includes headlamp (Cat. No. KHH56220) and 3 x AAA batteries

“From a culture of innovation, Klein Tools Hard Hats were designed and engineered to address the long-ignored dissatisfaction tradespeople face when using traditional hardhats,” says Shantanu Deshpande, senior product manager at Klein Tools. “Long-term comfort and proper fit are achieved with an adjustable, open-frame suspension, coupled with a sweat-wicking band and top pad on all models. Non-vented models offer up to 20kV protection while vented models feature adjustable vents to help improve air circulation.”

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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

Klein is a registered trademark of Klein Tools, Inc.
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