When looking for the right style of safety helmet, there are lots of things to consider:

  • What type of work will you be doing?
  • What level of protection do you need?
  • Does your headwear need to comply with any safety regulations?

At Life-Gear we offer different types of safety helmets that should keep your head, face, eyes and ears protected at all times. Continue reading if you want to find out what different types of safety helmets we offer.



Bump Caps

Bump caps such as this ERGODYNE Short Brim Bump Cap, are perfect for protecting your head from minor bumps and bruises. This cap is fitted with a hard removable shell to protect you from falling objects and is foam lined for comfortable wear all day. This also cap complies with EN 812 regulations. We think this is the perfect cap to wear on site, even if no lifting tasks are ongoing - you can never be too safe!

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Chainsaw Helmets

Our chainsaw helmets are perfect for protecting your head, ears and face when you're cutting down trees or carrying out other tasks with a chainsaw.

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Climbing Helmets

 If you climb for work or pleasure, you know (or should know) the importance of wearing a proper climbing helmet when at height. The climbing helmet you choose should be secure, robust and comfortable, particularly if you intend to wear it for a long climb. This Edelrid Ultra Lite Climbing Helmet is a great option because it has side attachment options, allowing you to attach ear protectors or a visor if you need to. If you'd like a closer look at this particular helmet - click here. Or, if you'd like to view all of the safety helmets we stock, click the button below:

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If you have any questions about the different types of safety helmets we stock, or if you'd like to purchase one over the phone then don't hesitate to contact us on 0117 9381 600. We look forward to hearing from you!

Arborist helmets are different to other kinds of safety helmets, because they not only protect the wearer from being struck by fallen objects, they also provide protection around the sides of the head. Whether you climb trees as part of your job or as a hobby, wearing an arborist helmet will ensure you can climb comfortably and safely.

Which arborist helmet is the best? To help you decide, we have chosen three of the best arborist helmets we stock and tell you more about them here.

Petzl Vertex Best Climbing Helmet PETZL-VERTEXB

This helmet had to come first because best is in the name, and that’s because it is one of the most popular climbing helmets amongst arborists. Some of the features that make it one of the best arborist helmets include; attachment points for a visor or ear defenders, CentreFit adjustment and an incredibly strong chin strap. We think you’ll love it, take a closer look here.

Edelrid Ultra Lite Climbing Helmet

This Edelrid Ultra Lite Climbing Helmet makes it into our best arborist helmet top 3 because it is secure and effective. It can offer protection from molten metal splatter, has attachments for ear protectors or a visor, and it comes with removable inner padding for extra comfort. Take a closer look here.

Edelrid Zodiac Tree Climbing Helmet

And finally, this Edelrid Zodiac Tree Climbing Helmet has made it into our because it is lightweight, impact-resistant, and comes with a fully adjustable chin strap with a closure system for comfort. This arborist helmet looks stylish, has vents to keep your head cool, and is sure to keep you safe while you work and climb. Do you think this is the best arborist helmet for you? Take a look here.

It is hard for us to tell you what the best arborist helmet is because it largely depends on personal preference and the type of climbing job you’re doing. However, we are sure that these are some of the best arborist helmets on the market, so we can assure you they won’t let you down.