The Iris 2 Safety Helmet is a firm favourite in the Oil & Gas sector, renowed for its superior wearer comfort, protection and outstanding overall quality.

A firm favourite in the Oil & Gas sector for comfort, protection and the integral visor

How is the IRIS 2 Safety Helmet With Visor different?

The Iris 2 safety helmet with visor is a firm favourite in the Oil & Gas sector, renowned for its superior wearer comfort, protection and outstanding overall quality. A smooth operating drop-down visor, rear ratched fastener, adjustable headband and webbed cradle give a well balanced comfortable fit and have earned this helmet a reputation as ‘safe, comfortable & trusted PPE’. The helmet also has unique adjustable air vents which can be opened and closed to give added comfort to the wearer particularly in warmer seasons/climates.

Available in 6 contrasting colours the IRIS 2 is ideal for sectioning large workforces, the bold colours immediately indicate the wearers deparment/division from a distance. Large flat surfaces on the front, back and sides are also ideal for logo application to promote company brand and ensure that the PPE is kept within your companies possession.

Specified by companies throughout the world for use in fuel terminals, oil refineries, oil rigs, construction sites and the chemical industry including well known organisations such as BOC, Air Products, Shell, BP, Total and Valero.

What level of protection is provided?

Iris 2 is tested and certified to the below standards:

  • EN 397 + A1: 2013 (Physical and performance requirements for industrial safety helmets)
  • EN 50365: 2002 (Insulating helmets for use on low voltage installations)
  • EN 166: 2002 (Certified safety eyewear) – Integrated Visor

A robust design and tough ABS shell offers the highest level of protection in the workplace or as perfect offshore clothing. The EN 166 rated integrated visor can be dropped down at any point providing protection from splashes of dangerous fuels, liquids and other harmful substances. If worn with compatible 4-Point chin strap HF0501 this helmet is ideal for operatives working height whether on scaffolding or an oil rig. Ear defender HP2538 is also compatible with the IRIS 2 and can be easily clipped into place if ear protection is required.

Where can I purchase the these safety helmets with visors?

Hazchem Safety Ltd are the UK’s sole distributor of these helmets. Orders can be placed online HERE or by email/telephone using the Contact Us page. Hazchem also supply a global market shipping more than 1900 units abroad in 2019 alone.

Safety Helmet With Visor

Although it is not strictly our responsibility to tell you what PPE is best, we have had over 40 years of experience when it comes to PPE for drivers and operators in the Gas Industry. So we have come up with some recommendations below for both ladies and men working in this industry.

We know that refineries/terminals are becoming more stringent on the correct PPE being worn when loading gas, so it is important you have suitable PPE.

To discuss further with us please call 01280 841400 or email .

PPE Recommendations Men


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