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Document ID (ISN)54039
CIS number 90-798
Year 1985
Convention or series no. At-meddelelse Nr. 4.09.4
Author(s) Andersen E.
Title Guidance note on protective helmets
Original title Vejledning om beskyttelseshjelme [in Danish]
Bibliographic information Arbejdstilsynet, Direktoratet, Landskronagade 33-35, 2100 K°benhavn ě, Denmark, Oct. 1985. 8p. Illus.
Abstract This guidance note discusses the provision of Danish regulations No.323 of 7 July 1983 on the execution of work and No.32 of 29 Jan. 1979 on work clothing and personal protective equipment as they apply to protective helmets. The type of helmet should be chosen according to work situations and conditions. Two designs (hat and cap models) and two types of protective helmets (those protecting against blows to the head and those protecting against pressure as well) are described. Also included are: adaptation, maintenance, lifetime, table showing the properties of materials used in helmets.
Descriptors (primary) Denmark; personal protective equipment; training material; safety helmets; scalp protectors; head protection
Descriptors (secondary) protection against falling objects; thermoplastics; responsibilities of employers; plastics; protection against extreme temperatures; safety guides; striking against objects; comment on directive; data sheet; responsibilities of employees; protection against cold
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Head protection
Personal protection