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Document ID (ISN)22870
CIS number 75-793
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kamin J.I., Scalone A.A.
Title NIOSH safety research in protective helmets.
Bibliographic information Aug. 1974, Vol.35, No.8, p.489-502. Illus. 32 ref.
Abstract In an introductory part, some significant findings are summarised, and the present status of head protective devices and the present requirements in the USA are listed. The American standard test methods for impact tests and penetration tests are considered. The concept of a Severity Index as a criterion for head injury is discussed, followed by studies of the anthropometry of the head and of human factors (weight and size of helmets, helmet fit, restriction of sensory process).
Descriptors (primary) strength of materials; evaluation of equipment; research; safety helmets; USA
Descriptors (secondary) impact strength; penetration resistance; ergonomics; protection criteria; standardization; legislation; materials testing; anthropometry
Document type -
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Head protection