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Debunking the Mining Helmet and its Hard Hat Origins

Debunking the Mining Helmet and its Hard Hat Origins


Did you know that the first hard hat, designed for mine worker safety, is attributed to none other than the famous writer Franz Kafka in 1912? From Kafka’s alleged invention to the modern iterations, the metamorphosis of the mining helmet tells a fascinating story of innovation and safety in hazardous work environments.

Read this full article to unravel the mystery behind Kafka’s possible role in industrial safety: A history of the metamorphosis of the mining helmet.

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