Why Kootenay Hats©?

Are you looking for reliable quality Canadian made welding hats for work?

Kootenay Hats© custom made reliable quality 100% cotton welding hats worn under your welding helmets and hard hats to reduce exposure of a variety of workplace hazards and injuries.  Our Hats provide you with added protection and are worn along with other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as goggles, safety glasses, earplugs…

Why Kootenay Hats© These Hats Protect Your Ear Drum From Hot Slag, Molten Metal, Flying Sparks, Heat Burn, UV Radiation...

Why Kootenay Hats©?

A unique thing about Kootenay Hats© is that we offer a traditional 6 panel hat design, yet stylish and durable.  This hat is reinforced with zigzag stitching with extra strong thread.  Also, we have very much reduced the excessive materials in the crown and temple areas. We use quilting quality cotton fabrics and carry wide varieties of beautiful and sharp patterns. It is compact in size and can be folded up nicely in your pocket. Never leave home without it

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Problems

Hot slag, molten metal, flying sparks, heat burns, UV radiation, open flames are created in welding.  Cases of permanent ear damage to welders are reported to WorkSafe due to hot slag particles.  It is documented these hot slag enter the welders’ ear canals and burn their ear drums, leading to ear infections, hearing loss, ringing in the ears, and balance problems.  These painful burns can take a very long time to heal properly.  And in some cases, surgery may be needed.

Solutions
Welders are at risk of ear damage from hot slag and should cover your ears when welding.  Our Hat protects your ear drums against hot slag particles.  It also gives added protection to your ears, eyes, face from hot slag, flying sparks, flash burn, UV radiation, and prevent injuries under your helmets.

Problems
Loose hair entangled in moving machinery or equipment or when exposed to means of ignition are extremely dangerous.

Solutions
Our Hat is a hair enclosure and gives protection to your head.  It encloses all your loose hair and prevents hair entrapped in machinery and equipment.  It also prevents your hair from spark burns.

Kootenay Hats© can solve these problems.

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Problems
Many jobs required working in the heat doing heavy physical work.  Heat stress can cause heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and lead to fatal conditions.

Solutions
Our Hat is made of 100% cotton fabrics and is extremely breathable under your hard hat. It absorbs perspiration, and prevents excessive sweat from rolling down your face and eyes. It helps to prevent heat stress by reducing the body temperature and regulate your body’s cooling system on hot days.

Problems
Sun exposure.  Long exposure to harmful ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays from the sun can cause sunburn and eventually lead to cancer.

Solutions
When working in the hot sun, our Hat protects your neck from sunburn when the brim is worn at the back.

Kootenay Hats© can also solve these problems.

Also, it improves your comfort when you wear a hard hat.


Our Hat improves the comfort of your head hugely when you put on your welding helmet or hard hat.  It has a comfortable design and provides unrestricted vision and movement, and is custom made to fit different head sizes.

The 100% cotton material is non irritating to the skin, and cleanable.  All hats are custom made in Canada, and are truely desirable PPEs.