Hardhats

ORIGIN: Old

STATUS: ACTIVE

ryEng has various colours of Hardhats, each have their own meanings, all are listed below. There are other hardhat colours at other schools and organizations, those are not listed here.

It is also common to decorate Hardhats in various fashions. The most notable of which is the Bucket hardhats. Some decorated hardhats will be at the end of this page.

3 Godiva hardhats in 2019

GODIVA

  • An award given to the most outstanding frosh leader during frosh week
  • Part of Robot House
  • Bronze 
Cowboy Hardhat

COWBOY

Golden Hardhat and President’s Mug

GOLDEN

  • President of RESS 
  • Protected by Ram Guards 
  • Each RESS President receives a Golden Hard Hat to take home at the end of their term, each president wears the same Golden Hard Hat during their time as President of RESS. 

RED

  • RESS Directors (8)
    • Aerospace
    • Biomedical
    • Chemical
    • Civil
    • Computer
    • Electrical
    • Industrial
    • Mechanical 

WHITE

  • RESS Executives (7)
    • VP Operations 
    • VP Finance
    • VP Communications
    • VP Student Life 
    • VP Academic
    • VP External
    • VP Corporate Relations 

BLACK 

  • Frosh Leader 
Ram Guard (Blue) Hardhat

BLUE 

  • will have plume & chinstrap
    • Each ram guard must fashion this themselves 
    • Traditionally made with a broom head and hockey laces 
  • Called a helmet only when fully completed
  • For Ram Guards Only 

PURPLE 

YELLOW 

  • Basic ryEng hardhat 
  • Available for purchase during frosh 

ANY OTHER COLOUR

  • Yea it’s not from ryEng. 
  • The Bucket Hard Hat?

Decorated Hardhats

Bucket’s Bucket Cowboy Hardhat