Cutting the trees or woods in the forest using your chainsaw is not an easy job, you have to be very careful while operating a chainsaw. Though chainsaw is a great tool, it is very dangerous if you don't operate it wisely. Today, I am showcasing the best forestry helmet for the safety while using chainsaw tool.
In the modern age, we have a bunch of tools to cut trees, woods, and wooden sticks. Tools like chainsaw are very helpful and easy to operate. We know it is easy to operate the chainsaw but a single mistake while operating it can be dangerous to your body and life.
While cutting the trees, you have to keep your body safe and unharmful from flying debris, sharp wooden pieces, and sticks, wood dirt, cutted trees, falling branches from trees etc. A single mistake can take your life or it can lead to severe damage to your body. You have to take care of your head, nose, eyes, ears, and mouth.
To provide the best safety to your head, the forestry helmet is sold in the market. There are ample of best forestry helmet available in the market. But, choosing the best among them is quite a tedious task.
To overcome this tedious task, I have listed the best forestry helmet:
5. TR Industrial Forestry Helmet
TR Industrial forestry safety helmet is cheapest and the 5th best forestry helmet in this list. The orange colored helmet is made with hard plastic material and steel visor.
This helmet is perfect for those who do not want to spend much but require good safety helmet.
Each and every part of this helmet is detachable, adjustable and removal. This is what makes this helmet the best and the cheapest helmet.
The shiny and polished hat is made up of hard plastic material which can absorb the blows of wooden sticks and falling branches on your head. The hat has an adjustable knob to adjust your head inside the hat.
There are 2 types of the visor on this helmet:
1. Plastic Visor - Plastic visor to safeguard your eyes, nose, and mouth from debris.
2. Mesh Visor - Mesh visor is made up of steel and includes small holes to safeguard your eyes, nose, and mouth from large wooden sticks and debris.
The black and orange colored earmuffs are comfortable as they are adjustable and removable. You can remove the earmuffs anytime you want. These earmuffs safeguard your ears from noise emitted from chainsaw i.e. noise reduction is best in these earmuffs.
1. Cheap and reasonable price.
2. Weight up to 2 pounds.
3. All parts are CE approved.
4. Helmet carries a Z89.1-2003 ANSI rating.
1. Available only in yellow and orange colors.
2. No sweat band.
4. Oregon Forestry Helmet
Oregon forestry helmet is slightly costlier than TR forestry helmet but it is better and best forestry helmet. This helmet is best for co-workers and professionals who are working in forest and using tools like chainsaws, brush cutters and trimmers. This helmet is ideal to safeguard your head while operating such tools.
This helmet includes 6 points adjust harness to adjust your head accordingly. The hat of this helmet is made up of solid plastic material to protect your head from a branch, wood sticks, and rocks.
Oregon forestry helmet includes stainless steel visor which has small holes to help in breathing. The visor comes with flip up and down functionality. You can easily remove the visor whenever required.
The yellow colored plastic earmuffs have adjustable knob to adjust your ears in earmuffs. As they are adjustable, you can also remove them anytime and keep it aside. These earmuffs protect your ears from noise emitted from chainsaws, brush cutters and trimmers.
1. Lightweight i.e. 2.2 pounds.
2. 6 ventilation holes for ease in breathing.
3. Cost effective.
4. All parts meets ANSI and safety standards.
1. Assembling is not easy for beginners and new users.
2. Instruction manual is not easy to understand.
3. Available only in yellow color.
4. Overall design is average.
3. Essie Forestry Helmet
Essie forestry safety helmet comes with yellow and orange color, It is costlier than both of the above helmets in the list.
The hat, earmuffs, and visor are well designed which makes it cool while wearing.
The hat of this helmet has an adjustable knob to adjust your head in the helmet. The color of the hat can be orange or yellow which can be easily visible to your co-workers or family members from a long distance. The hat is made up of hard plastic material which meets ANSI standards, the hard plastic material safeguards your head from heavy knocks of stone or wood.
The black colored steel mesh visor has small holes to provide you ease in breathing. The visor is inter-changeable and adjustable. The mesh visor safeguards your nose, mouth, and eyes from flying debris and other wood sticks.
The orange and black colored earmuffs are made up of plastic material, these earmuffs safeguard your ears from a large amount of noise emitted from forestry tools.
1. Every part is adjustable.
2. Available in fluorescent colors like orange and yellow.
3. Meets ANSI standards.
1. No sweat bands.
2. No plastic visor.
2. Elvex ProGuard Forestry Helmet
Elvex ProGuard Safety Helmet System is one of the best helmets for professionals and general users who operate chainsaw and other forest cutting tools.
The hat of this helmet meets ANSI standards and it is made up of solid plastic material which can absorb the hard knocks of woods and other dangerous materials falling on your head. The hat has 6 point suspension which allows you to adjust your head according to your head size.
The mesh visor on this helmet is made up of nylon material and includes small holes to keep the debris away from your mouth and face.
The black colored plastic earmuffs are made with solid plastic material and have soft covering to give cushion to your ears. These earmuffs can absorb noise up to 25 DB.
Every part of this helmet is adjustable which makes this helmet more comfortable.
1. Adjustable Parts
2. Meets safety ANSI standards.
1. Available only in orange color.
2. No plastic glasses to cover your eyes.
3. Costlier than above 3 helmets in list.
1. ERB Chainsaw Helmet
ERB safety helmet is power-packed with safety items to protect your head, eyes, ears and face while using a chainsaw or other cutting tools in the forest.
The helmet meets safety ANSI standards and it is made up of solid material which can easily absorb the heavy knocks from tools, wood, branches and other material accidentally falling on your head. The helmet is designed in such a way that it has a good amount of airflow while wearing, you will not feel suffocation. The padding on the helmet makes it more comfortable while wearing.
The hat of the helmet has an adjustable knob to fit your head perfectly.
The black colored stainless steel mesh visor meets ANSI standards, this mesh visor protects your nostril, face, and mouth from flying debris. The mesh visor has adjustable knob too, you can easily remove the visor whenever required. The visor has 3 lockable positions to adjust the visor accordingly.
It features with anti-fog goggles to protect your eyes while from flying debris, it also improves your vision. The anti-fog goggles will never get foggy in the rainy season.
This helmet carries solid plastic earmuffs for ear protection to protect your ears from noise emitted from the chainsaw and other cutting tools. The earmuffs are soft are very much comfortable while wearing. These earmuffs are adjustable and removable, you can keep the earmuffs aside whenever required. You can easily tight or loose these earmuffs as they are adjustable.
2. 6 months Warranty.
3. Every part meets safety ANSI standards.
4. Anti-fog googles.
5. More comfortable than other helmets.
6. Easy to assemble.
1. Available only in orange color.
2. Costlier than other helmets in the list.
These were my best forestry helmets which I recommend if you are working in forest and using a chainsaw or other cutting tools. These helmets are available on amazon.com, the prices may vary on different websites.
Let me know in the comment section if you know any other good forestry helmets which I can add in the upcoming lists.