Request More Information


V-Gard® 500 Vented Protective Hat

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.

  • Robust design, durable shell construction
  • Cooling vents for improved air circulation and comfort
  • Glaregard® Surface underbrim to reduce reflective glare
  • Lateral contours for easy integration of hearing protection
  • Extended rain trough for around-the-brim protection in hot and/or wet environments
  • Available in a variety of colors
  • Custom imprinting and striping options


  • Now available with 4-point or 6-point Fas-Trac® III Suspension
  • Hardhats with reverse donning logo may be worn backwards without voiding approvals
  • Sizes: standard 6-1/2” to 8”
  • Available colors: white, blue, yellow, red, green, Hi-Viz™ Orange, Hi-Viz™ Yellow-Green
  • Also available in non-vented, white color
  • Replacement suspension: 4-Point or 6-Point Fas-Trac®
  • Custom imprinting and striping available

Standard
10121053

CAP,V-GD 500,NON-VNTD,NAVY GRAY,MAMMOET

10167911

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, WT, FT-4PT

10167912

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, BL, FT-4PT

10167913

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, YL, FT-4PT

10167915

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, RD, FT-4PT

10167916

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, GN, FT-4PT

10167921

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, HV OR, FT-4PT

10167931

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, HV YLGN, FT-4PT

10167950

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, WT, FT-6PT

10167951

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, BL, FT-6PT

10167952

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, YL, FT-6PT

10168437

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, RD, FT-6PT

10168438

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, GN, FT-6PT

10168453

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, HV OR, FT-6PT

10168461

HAT, VGARD 500, VENT, HV YLGN, FT-6PT

  • ANSI/ISEA Z89.1-2014 (Class C, Type I) = vented
  • AS/NZS 1801.1997
  • SANS 1397/SABS 1397:2003
  • SA Z94.1-2016 (Class C - Vented)
  • Europe
    • certified according to EN 397, with the following optional requirements:
      • very low temperature [-30 °C]
      • lateral deformation [LD]
      • electrical insulation [non vented version only - 440 V AC]
    • approved to the following standards:
      • EN 50365 - Electrically insulating helmets for low voltage installations
      • EN 13463-1 - Use in Potentially Explosive Atmosphere [ATEX]
    • ELECTROSTATIC-INERIS certification letter
  • Russia
    • GOST with optional requirements [-50°C / +90°C]