ヘルメットを発明したアメリカ人に会いましょう, a proud symbol of our nation's working class

今日もそれを構築する人々.

安全帽をエドワード W に渡す. ブラード (1893-1963), アメリカ. Army veteran who crafted the world’s most important piece of industrial protective equipment after returning from the carnage of World War I.

Hard-hat workers are brave people doing important work,” said Wells Bullard, CEO of E.D. Bullard Co. in Kentucky, a manufacturer of personal safety equipment. She’s also a great-granddaughter of the hard-hat inventor.

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They are the people building our roads, bridges and infrastructure, moving our economy forward,” 彼女は付け加えた.

The effort requires a lot of hard hats.

いくつか 33 million Americans, 約 10 percent of the national population, work hard-hat jobs today, according to Cam Mackey, president and CEO of the International Safety Equipment Association.

エドワード・W. ブラード, a veteran of World War I, invented the hard hat in 1919. It was inspired by the helmets worn by American doughboys.

エドワード・W. ブラード, a veteran of World War I, invented the hard hat in 1919. It was inspired by the helmets worn by American doughboys. (ブラード)

Edward Bullard helped found the nonprofit trade association in 1933.

The hard hat today is more than just an important piece of personal safety equipment.

It came to symbolize the growing schism between working-class Americans and leftist elitists during the Vietnam War, most notably during the New York City Hard Hat Riot of 1970.

Construction workers, incensed by images of people burning American flags, walked off their job sites en masse and clashed with largely college-educated, white-collar anti-American protesters in Lower Manhattan.

いくつか 33 million Americans, 約 10 percent of the national population, work hard-hat jobs today.

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