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Document ID (ISN)38216
CIS number 82-1412
Year 1981
Convention or series no. ANSI Z89.1-1981
Title Requirements for protective headwear for industrial workers
Bibliographic information American National Standards Institute, 1430 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10018, USA, 1981. 20p. Illus. Price: US-$5.25.
Abstract Revision (approved 16 Jan. 1981) of ANSI Z.89.1-1969 (industrial head protection) and ANSI Z.89.2-1971 (industrial protective helmets for electrical workers) combining both these standards. Sections on: types and classes of helmet; materials; physical and performance requirements; tests for helmets for the protection of industrial workers, with recommended safety requirements for authorities considering the establishment of regulations or codes; specifications for helmets to protect the heads of industrial workers from impact and penetration by falling objects and from high-voltage electric shock and burn; physical requirements (construction, shell, headband, sweatband, crown straps, protective padding; accessories; instructions and marking); performance requirements (electrical insulation, impact and penetration resistance, flammability, water absorption); test methods. Hat and helmet size guide. Appendixes: electrical insulation test procedure; recommendations and precautions concerning helmet use; maintenance, and testing.
Descriptors (primary) USA; safety helmets; personal protective equipment
Descriptors (secondary) impact strength; work near electric lines; penetration resistance; high voltage; dielectric strength; flammability testing; standard; impact testing; insulating materials
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Head protection
Personal protection