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Document ID (ISN)108076
CIS number 08-708
ISBN(s) 978-2-7389-1549-8
Year 2007
Convention or series no. INRS ED 993
Author(s) Mayer A., Le Brech A., Pichon P.
Title Safety helmets - Selection and use
Original title Les casques de protection - Choix et utilisation [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, July 2007. 23p. Illus. 33 ref. Price: EUR 4.20. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/INRS-PUB/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_catalog_view_view/A1AC6B30B954CE42C1257369004E7C3F/$FILE/ed993.pdf [in French]
Abstract This guide is aimed at all persons involved in selecting safety helmets and making them available in plants, workshops or on construction sites. It applies to all work situations where it is necessary to have recourse to personal protective equipment, namely whenever collective protection measures are not possible or are insufficient. It provides information on the characteristics and scope of use of safety helmets, and proposes an approach for their selection, purchase, use and care.
Descriptors (primary) France; plant safety organization; safety helmets
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; safety guides; supply of personal protective equipment; selection of equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Head protection