How should the beacon be placed on the hardhat? Zach Girod July 26, 2018 20:03 Follow Beacons should be placed on flattest part on the outside of the hardhat. Beacons may be placed horizontally or vertically. Related articles What if a beacon is found onsite How to do registrations if using a type in approach A tradesperson lost their beacon, what should I do? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.