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Document ID (ISN)37695
CIS number 82-815
ISSN - Serial title 0010-244X - Cahiers des Comités de prévention du bâtiment et des travaux publics
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Touboul E.A.
Title Up-date on safety helmets
Original title Le point sur les casques de sécurité [in French]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Feb. 1982, No.1, p.17-21. Illus. 22 ref.
Abstract Results of a survey in the Paris region as to the main reasons why workers do not wear safety helmets: bad fit, too tight, upsets balance and causes headaches, discomfort due to excessive pressure on forehead. This list of discomfort factors helps to define the criteria for choosing helmets and for correcting their shortcomings. Other safety factors considered include: material ageing, resistance to lateral crushing, absorption of lateral impact. Practical advice for the occupational physician. Appended: the survey document.
Descriptors (primary) construction industry; protection criteria; comfort criteria; safety helmets
Descriptors (secondary) strength of materials; head protection; questionnaire survey; description of equipment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
Head protection