|Document ID (ISN)||77364|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0014-6269 - Face au risque
|Convention or series no.
||Personal protection - Head safety
||Protection individuelle - La tête en sécurité [in French]|
||Mar. 1999, No.351, p.17-21. Illus. 1 ref.
||Injuries to the head (skull perforations, skull or cervical fractures, intra-skull lesions without fractures) are very frequent in industrial occupations and represent approximately 5% of occupational injuries in developed countries. On average, they give rise to an absence from work lasting three weeks. Topics covered by the article include: different types of helmest; selecting the helmet based on the type of hazard; EC certification process; minimum quality requirements; advice when buying; French and European regulations.
||head protection; head injuries; safety helmets
||legal aspects; France; European Communities; standard; selection of equipment; approval; accident absenteeism
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport