|Document ID (ISN)||49118|
|Convention or series no.
||Safety helmets and other head protection [Sweden]
||Skyddshjälmar och andra huvudskydd [in Swedish]|
||LiberDistribution, 162 89 Stockholm, Sweden, 20 Aug. 1987
||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.
||safety helmets; Sweden
||head protection; spectacle wearers; comment on directive; replaced; directive; approval
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||Sweden|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport