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Document ID (ISN)37874
CIS number 82-1121
Year 1981
Convention or series no. ZH 1/242
Author(s)
Federation of Industrial Mutual Accident Insurance Associations (Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften)
Title Information sheet on safety helmets
Original title Schutzhelm-Merkblatt [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Gereonstrasse 18-32, 5000 K÷ln 1, Federal Republic of Germany, Apr. 1981. 29p. Illus. Price: DM.3.80.
Abstract This data sheet gives information on: form of crown or headpiece with rim or peak, design and function of webbing (centrepiece, circumference, space for ventilation, chinstrap), sizes and accessories, materials (thermoplastics, thermosetting plastics), special-purpose helmets (respiratory and/or hearing protection), instructions for wear (guidance rules, adaptation, maximum period of wear before replacement). Chapter on helmet testing for: shock or impact absorption, penetration and flame reistance, required specifications for use in special conditions. Specifications for: marking, identification colours for workers engaged on different operations, helmets for motorcyclists and firemen. Other aspects: use, electrostatic charge, protective netting or covering cap.
Descriptors (primary) safety helmets; Germany (Federal Republic of)
Descriptors (secondary) strength of materials; plastics; colour coding; standardization; protection criteria; design of equipment; equipment testing; data sheet; marking
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Head protection