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Document ID (ISN)103026
CIS number 04-221
Year 2002
Convention or series no. BGR 193
Author(s)
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften (HVBG)
Title Use of head protective gear
Original title Benutzung von Kopfschutz [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburgerstrasse 449, 50939 K÷ln, Germany, 2002. 22p. Illus.
Abstract Contents of this update of the guidelines of the German Mutual Occupational Accident Insurance Association of January 2000 concerning the selection and use of head protective gear: various types of safety helmets, caps and their accessories; structure of the protective shell; areas of application of the various types of protection; EC mark and standards applicable to each type of helmet; use life as a function of the constituent materials; information of personnel; maintenance and storage. In appendix: related directives, rules and standards. Previous edition: ZH 1/704.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; head protection; selection of equipment; Germany
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; responsibilities of employers; hazard evaluation; information of personnel; scalp protectors; directive; safety spectacles
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Head protection