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Ergonium / Head protection for miners

Ergonium
Ergonium

iF concept design award

iF concept design award

ERGONIUM is the first helmet truly dedicated to mining, bringing a new standard to head protection and comfort for miners. The enhanced weight distribution reduces stress, load and fatigue for users who have to wear the helmet all day. The ergonomically layered design prevents work-related injuries and irreversible damages. The result reflects miners’ trends and expectations in an innovative combination of soft and hard materials.

"It's great to see a concept that is based on real user research. Moving the battery to the back of the helmet is a simple change, but makes a big difference for everyday users."
Jury Statement
<p> <span style="color: rgb(128, 128, 128); font-family: proxima-nova-1, proxima-nova, helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">Great! My first iF award.&nbsp;To see other awards I have won, visit : <a href="http://maximedubreucq.com" target="_blank">maximedubreucq.com</a></span></p>
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University

Umeå Institute of Design

Umea Institute of Design
Umea, Sweden

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Design

Umeå Institute of Design

Umeå Institute of Design
Umeå, Sweden

Maxime (Dax) Dubreucq

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