Industrial protective helmets

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 protective helmets are intended to reduce the risk of head injuries by falling objects and reduce consequential effects.


Dieses Dokument legt Anforderungen an Konstruktion, Leistung, Prüfverfahren und Kennzeichnungen für Industrieschutzhelme fest. Die Anforderungen gelten für Helme zur allgemeinen Anwendung in der Industrie.
Zusätzliche Leistungsanforderungen für spezielle Anwendungen sind für den Fall enthalten, dass diese ausdrücklich vom Hersteller in Anspruch genommen werden.
Industrieschutzhelme sind dazu bestimmt, das Risiko von Kopfverletzungen durch herabfallende Gegenstände zu verringern und die Folgewirkungen zu reduzieren.

Casques de protection pour l'industrie

Le présent document spécifie les exigences en matière de conception, de performances, de méthodes d'essai et de marquage des casques de protection pour l'industrie. Les exigences s'appliquent aux casques d'utilisation générale dans l'industrie.
D'autres exigences de performance supplémentaires destinées à des applications spéciales ne sont applicables que lorsqu'elles sont spécifiquement revendiquées par le fabricant de casques.
Les casques de protection pour l'industrie sont destinés à réduire le risque de traumatisme crânien dû à des chutes d'objets et à réduire les effets qui en découlent.

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Industrial protective helmets
Casques de protection pour l'industrie
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: prEN 397
13.340.20 Varovalna oprema za glavo Head protective equipment
oSIST prEN 397:2022 en,fr,de
2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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prEN 397


October 2022
ICS 13.340.20 Will supersede EN 397:2012+A1:2012
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Industrial protective helmets
Casques de protection pour l'industrie Industrieschutzhelme
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 . 8
4.1 Physical requirements . 8
4.2 Performance requirements . 10
5 Test methods . 15
5.1 Samples . 15
5.2 Conditioning for testing . 19
5.3 Head forms . 21
5.4 Penetration of the shell via ventilation holes . 21
5.5 Sizing .

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