BS EN 397:2012+A1:2012 - Industrial safety helmets
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BS EN 397:2012+A1:2012

Industrial safety helmets

Status : Current, Under review   Published : February 2012
Conformity to regulation : Designated



This European Standard specifies physical and performance requirements, methods of test and marking requirements for industrial safety helmets. The mandatory requirements apply to helmets for general use in industry. Additional optional performance requirements are included to apply only where specifically claimed by the helmet manufacturer. Industrial safety helmets are intended primarily to provide protection to the wearer against falling objects and consequential brain injury and skull fracture.

Standard NumberBS EN 397:2012+A1:2012
TitleIndustrial safety helmets
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date29 February 2012
Conformity to regulationDesignated
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN ISO 472, EN ISO 9185:2007, ISO 9185:2007, ISO 472:1999, EN 960:2006
Informative References(Provided for Information)89/686/EEC, EN ISO 4892-2, EN ISO 4892-1, ISO 4892-3:2006, EN ISO 4892-3, ISO 4892-1:1999, ISO 4892-2:2006
ReplacesBS EN 397:1995
International RelationshipsEN 397:2012+A1:2012
Amended ByAmendment, January 2013
DescriptorsClearances, Tensile testing, Height, Testing conditions, Adjustment, Fire tests, Protective clothing, Headforms, Instructions for use, Marking, Dielectric-strength tests, Headwear, Electrical insulation, Impact testing, Leakage currents, Performance, Specimen preparation, Compression testing, Industrial safety helmets, Penetration tests, Ageing tests, Electrical testing, Mechanical testing, Helmets (protective)
Title in FrenchCasques de protection pour l'industrie
Title in GermanIndustrieschutzhelme
ISBN978 0 580 80320 8
File Size1.144 MB

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