Historical information

Damaged workers helmet. Head protection worn by construction worker damaged during a collapsed trench accident in Cherlin Drive 1979.


The object illustrates the importance of wearing appropriate safety equipment.

Physical description

Grey plastic safety helmet, with fabric straps and rubber head fitting. Helmet has a large crack in the brim and a dent in the head area.

Inscriptions & markings

Inscription : Protector Tuff master/approval G.M.E. HH22 BS2826-ASZ10-67