Case 149 – Blanket requirements to wear a hard hat can create problems for turban wearing Sikhs in non-construction sectors

Source: Health and Safety Executive on 2013-03-20 11:00:30
Health and Safety Executive
Some employers have precautionary blanket requirements for the use of hard hats rather than making their approach relevant to the particular circumstances and hazards and proportionate to the risks. This can create unnecessary problems for turban wearing Sikhs in sectors other than construction (where there is an exemption under the Employment Act).

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