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Document ID (ISN)47877
CIS number 87-662
ISSN - Serial title Journal of Occupational Accidents
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hickling E.M.
Title The design of head protection for tasks
Bibliographic information Nov. 1986, Vol.8, No.3, p.215-224. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract Article presented at a symposium on head protection at work (16 Apr. 1986, Loughborough, United Kingdom). Techniques which may be used to establish differences in jobs to enable reasonable designs for head protection were discussed. Factors distinguishing head hazards, environment and task-related needs for different jobs are listed as well as features of the helmets for protection specifications. Helmet design features, impact levels, and helmet displacements on impact are outlined for specific job groups.
Descriptors (primary) design of equipment; safety helmets
Descriptors (secondary) job study; safety by design; conference; construction industry
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Head protection
Ergonomics