Highways for England have recently annouced that from 1 January 2017 that where a Highways for England construction/maintenance site defines hard hat colours they should align with the BuildUK standard:
- Black: Site Supervisors
- Orange: Slinger/signaller
- White: General Use (Including sites where colour coding impractical), Manager, Client, Competent Operative
- Blue: Inexperienced Person / Visitor
Note: Network Rails PPE standard allows only white and blue helmets.