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Document ID (ISN)27263
CIS number 77-1105
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cook W.I.
Title A report on the performance of firefighters' helmets.
Bibliographic information DHEW Publication No.(NIOSH)77-114, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA, July 1976. 34p. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract Samples of 8 models of helmet were evaluated for conformity to ANSI standard Z89.1-1969. Tests included weight, penetration, impact, water absorption, insulation resistance and flammability. Recmmendations are made concerning quality control, impact testing after heat conditioning and definitions of the standards.
Descriptors (primary) USA; compliance tests; safety helmets; fire services
Descriptors (secondary) evaluation of equipment; impact testing; quality control; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
Head protection
Labour inspection