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Document ID (ISN)27293
CIS number 77-1108
ISSN - Serial title 0300-0559 - Revue de médecine du travail
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Title Helmets and headache
Original title Casques et céphalées. [in French]
Bibliographic information 1976, Vol.4, No.5, p.377.
Abstract Wearing of safety helmets can be the cause of headache. To a reader's query in this connection relating to the construction industry, the editor explains that headaches may be due to mechanical pressure from the headband, or to too high a temperature within the helmet. Helmets must be well ventilated and allow sufficient adjustment of the headband to give a firm hold while retaining the dead space above the top of the head.
Descriptors (primary) safety helmets; migraine
Descriptors (secondary) ventilation; compression
Document type -
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Head protection
Diseases of the nervous system