STIHL has expanded its head-protection range with the introduction of its new ADVANCE Vent BT Helmet.

Described by Stihl as offering enhanced levels of safety for professionals and excellent noise reduction, the new ADVANCE Vent helmet features integrated Bluetooth headphones, allowing users to listen to music or connect to the radio. Using the three control buttons, users can also take hands-free calls directly from the headset while working.

Providing up to 38 hours of battery run time from a full charge, the integrated lithium-ion battery is rechargeable via USB plug. The helmet also features an additional aux inlet, allowing users to connect further gadgets that can’t be connected via Bluetooth.

As well as being fully connected, the ADVANCE Vent BT helmet is comfortable to wear while working, Stihl says, and with a weight of around 380 g, the helmet is described as having optimised balance to reduce fatigue. For improved visibility, the helmet also features reflective strips on the top, sides and back.

For more information on Stihl’s range of PPE gear, visit

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