Helmets for cyclists

This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for helmets worn by users of cycles and other equipment for transport with similar hazards, for example skateboards, roller skates and kick scooters.
Requirements and the corresponding methods of test are given for the following:
- construction, including field of vision;
- shock absorbing properties;
- retention system properties, including chin strap and fastening devices;
- marking and information.
This standard is not applicable for helmets for young children to be used when there is a risk of strangulation.

Helme für Radfahrer

Dieses Dokument legt Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren für Helme fest, die durch Benutzer von Fahrrä
dern und anderen Fortbewegungsgeräten mit ähnlichen Gefährdungen, z.B. Skateboards, Rollschuhe und Kick-Scooter, getragen werden.
Die Anforderungen und die entsprechenden Prüfverfahren beziehen sich auf folgende Punkte:

Konstruktion, einschließlich Sichtfeld;

stoßdämpfende Eigenschaften;

Eigenschaften der Trageeinrichtung, einschließlich Kinnriemen, und Befestigungsvorrichtungen;

Kennzeichnung und Information.
Dieses Dokument ist nicht anwendbar für Helme für Kleinkinder für die Verwendung in Situationen, in denen ein Risiko besteht, sich zu strangulieren.

Casques pour cyclistes

Le présent document spécifie les exigences et les méthodes d'essai pour les casques portés par les utilisateurs de cycles et d'autres équipements de transport présentant des dangers similaires, par exemple les planches à roulettes, les patins à roulettes et les trottinettes.
Les exigences et les méthodes d'essai correspondantes couvrent les aspects suivants :
— construction, y compris le champ de vision ;
— propriétés en matière d'absorption des chocs ;
— caractéristiques du système de rétention, y compris la jugulaire et les dispositifs de serrage ;
— marquage et informations.
Le présent document n'est pas applicable aux casques pour jeunes enfants à utiliser lorsqu'il existe un risque de strangulation.

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SIST EN 1078:2012+A1:2012
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Helmets for cyclists
Helme für Radfahrer
Casques pour cyclistes
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: prEN 1078
13.340.20 Varovalna oprema za glavo Head protective equipment
97.220.40 Oprema za športe na Outdoor and water sports
prostem in vodne športe equipment
oSIST prEN 1078:2023 en,fr,de
2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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prEN 1078


February 2023
ICS 13.340.20 Will supersede EN 1078:2012+A1:2012
English Version

Helmets for cyclists
Casques pour cyclistes Helme für Radfahrer
This draft European Standard is submitted to CEN members for enquiry. It has been drawn up by the Technical Committee
CEN/TC 158.

If this draft becomes a European Standard, CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations
which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration.

This draft European Standard was established by CEN in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other
language made by translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC
Management Centre has the same status as the official versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,
Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway,
Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Türkiye and
United Kingdom.

Recipients of this draft are invited to submit, with their comments, notification of any relevant patent rights of which they are
aware and to provide supporting documentation.

Warning : This document is not a European Standard. It is distributed for review and comments. It is subject to change without
notice and shall not be referred to as a European Standard.



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Contents Page
European foreword . 3
Introduction . 4
1 Scope . 5
2 Normative references . 5
3 Terms and definitions . 5
4 Requirements . 7
4.1 Materials innocuousness. 7
4.2 Construction . 8
4.3 Field of vision . 8
4.4 Shock absorbing capacity . 10
4.5 Durability . 10
4.6 Retention system . 10
4.7 Accessories and non-integral additional protective devices . 11
4.8 Marking and information . 11
5 Test methods

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