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Document ID (ISN)49118
CIS number 88-41
ISBN(s) 91-7930-044-8
Year 1987
Convention or series no. AFS 1987:10
Title Safety helmets and other head protection [Sweden]
Original title Skyddshjälmar och andra huvudskydd [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information LiberDistribution, 162 89 Stockholm, Sweden, 20 Aug. 1987
Abstract These regulations (effective 1 Jan. 1988) specify the requirements for safety helmets: to prevent or reduce head injuries, especially from falling objects, crushing, thermal radiation or ignition; it must be made difficult to change the impact absorbing parts; they must not hinder the use of glasses; the material must be sufficiently strong in order not to lose its properties with age, it must not be electrically conductive or easily flammable. The requirements for type approval from the National Board of Occupational Safety and Health are specified as well as labelling and use requirements. Appended are detailed commentaries.
Descriptors (primary) safety helmets; Sweden
Descriptors (secondary) head protection; spectacle wearers; comment on directive; replaced; directive; approval
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Head protection