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Every day, your hard work helps the world advance. We help you get the job done safely and efficiently.

MSA delivers products that assist with providing whole body protection every day at the mine.

V-Gard® Full Brim Hard Hats

The MSA V-Gard Helmet, with its distinctive trademark “V” design, is a world recognized brand known for comfort, quality, and durability. MSA has sold well over 100 million V-Gard Helmets since its introduction – so many in fact, that the iconic “V” design has been a mainstay for many years on even the toughest worksites. When you want the best comfort, quality and durability worn by millions across the globe, you need to buy the original MSA V-Gard Helmet, settle for nothing less.

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ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS

Always know what’s in the air around you

  • Reliable: Our portable gas detectors keep their exacting accuracy in the most challenging confined-space conditions.
  • Flexible: As your environments change, our detectors quickly adapt to new conditions.
  • Innovative: All of our products combine advanced sensor technology with proven durability.
  • Easy-to-use: Portable gas detection so intuitive, you can focus on safety rather than confusing interfaces.
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ALTAIR® 5X Multigas Detector

The ALTAIR 5X Gas Detector is capable of measuring up to 6 gases simultaneously and is now available with integrated PID sensor for VOC detection. Driven by advanced MSA XCell® Sensor Technology,  the ALTAIR 5X Gas Detector delivers  faster response time, better stability, accuracy, longer service life, and cost savings over the life of the instrument.

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Fall protection that has your back.

MSA offers a wide range of fall protection systems you can customize for your surface mining needs.

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V-TEC™ Mini Personal Fall Limiter

The V-TEC Mini retactable lanyard is the most compact & lightweight self-retracting lanyard ever developed using multiple spring radial energy-absorbing technology. This new design eliminates the need for an external energy-absorber outside of the housing making it the smallest retractable lanyard on the market.

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Advantage® 420 Half-Mask Respirator

With its UniBond over-mold facepiece, AnthroCurve™ face seal, and low profile design, the Advantage 420 Respirator is the superior option for respiratory protection. The over-mold facepiece and face seal ensure the unit provides an excellent fit and comfort to the wearer. The unique yoke and harness design (patent pending) allows a user to easily don and doff the state-of-the-art respirator while maintaining a customized fit. Other features include a ComforTop headband, a built-in moisture release chin cup hole, and the extra-wide head and neck straps.

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