Bump Caps

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Bump Caps are a lightweight option of head protection against worker-generated impact and potential falling items. Tiger Supplies’ Bump Caps are styled much like a standard baseball cap but with the added safety feature of containing an impact-resistant shell for protection against head injuries.

This type of head protection can prevent bumps, concussions, and scrapes, but it should only be used in locations where a Safety Helmet or Hard Hat is not paramount. This type of PPE may not be useful in construction sites where there is a danger of falling or flying objects.

If you work in a less hazardous environment, this could be a great option for you. Bump Caps can be suitable for:

  • Warehouse workers
  • Mechanics
  • Contractors
  • Airline workers

Some of the features to look for in a bump cap can be:

  • Design for impact and puncture resistance
  • Lightweight shell and a soft pad for shock absorption
  • Strategic venting for cooling comfort

We provide comfortable bump caps that you can wear for long periods of time and allow you to focus on the job. Tiger Supplies’ range includes brands like JSP and Centurion, which have designed caps that keep workers at an optimal temperature.

According to your needs, you can choose caps with a standard peak or with a long peak. The standard-sized peak is suitable for general wear whereas the long peak offers enhanced protection against shock.

The shell material in most of our caps is either high-density polyethene (HDPE) or ABS plastic. HDPE is UV-resistant and resists most chemical solvents. Tiger Supplies also have a recyclable option. ABS is a common thermoplastic material with a high strength-to-weight ratio and a rubbery additive for impact resistance.

Another feature is the ventilation to the head. All of our caps are vented. They allow hot air to escape from holes in the shell, which guarantees you remain cool while working.

The ratchet type consists of an adjustable buckle in most cases. Our special PW79 Hi-Vis Bump Cap has a hook and loop adjustable size.

Tiger Suppliesbump caps comply with the requirements defined in the safety standard EN 812. 

Caps are tested taking into account these safety requirements.

EN Standard Specification
EN 812 The European Standard for industrial bump caps. It involves the cap being hit twice by a 5kg flat steel striker falling with 12 joules of energy.
EN 812: A1 Same as standard EN 812 but tested with 4 strikes. Bump caps only protect against bumps and scrapes, they are not to be used as a safety helmet.

You should always inspect your cap and replace it if it is damaged. To know whether your cap is still effective, you can test the shell by pressing it with both hands. If it doesn't have the initial elasticity and has cracks, you should get a new one. 

To maintain your cap, clean it with mild soap and water. Using chemicals is not recommended. 

If you need a new bump cap, we can help you. For more information, call us on 0844 848 3444 or email us at sales@tiger-supplies.co.uk