Safety Helmet – Color Code

The construction helmet has become an ever-present safety requirement on construction sites all over the world. It’s for the protection of organizations greatest assets.

Helmets are used not only to protect from impact or collision but you can also identify the worker by its color also.

Although this color coding system differs from organization to organization, there are a few basic rules that can help you to identify workers from the color of their hats in India.


Managers or engineers usually wear white hats on site.


Green signifies a safety inspector or engineer responsible for Health safety and environment.




Yellow is the colour for general labours and machine operators.


Technicians, supervisors and foremen usually wear a blue colour helmet at sites.


Red is normally used by Fire team members and electricians present at the site.

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