Industrial safety 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 safety helmets are intended primarily to provide protection to the wearer against falling objects and consequential brain injury and skull fracture.


Diese Europäische Norm legt physikalische Anforderungen und Leistungsanforderungen, Prüfverfahren sowie
Anforderungen an die Kennzeichnung für Industrieschutzhelme fest. Die verbindlichen Anforderungen gelten
für Helme zur allgemeinen Anwendung in der Industrie. Zusätzliche optionale Leistungsanforderungen sind für
den Fall enthalten, dass diese ausdrücklich vom Hersteller in Anspruch genommen werden. Industrieschutzhelme
sind in erster Linie dazu bestimmt, dem Träger Schutz vor fallenden Gegenständen und deren
Konsequenzen wie Gehirnverletzung und Schädelbruch zu bieten.

Casques de protection pour l'industrie

La présente Norme européenne précise les exigences physiques et de performance, les méthodes d’essai et les exigences de marquage pour les casques de protection pour l’industrie. Les exigences obligatoires s'appliquent aux casques d'utilisation générale dans l'industrie. D'autres exigences de performance supplémentaires facultatives ne sont applicables que lorsqu'elles sont spécifiquement revendiquées par le fabricant de casque. Les casques de protection pour l'industrie sont initialement destinés à protéger le porteur contre les chutes d'objet et les blessures à la tête et traumatismes crâniens consécutifs.

Industrijske zaščitne čelade

Ta evropski standard določa fizikalne zahteve in zahteve glede zmogljivosti, preskusne metode ter zahteve glede označevanja za industrijske zaščitne čelade. Obvezne zahteve se uporabljajo za čelade za splošno uporabo v industriji. Dodatne izbirne zahteve glede zmogljivosti se uporabljajo le v primerih, ko jih proizvajalec čelad izrecno navede. Industrijske zaščitne čelade so narejene predvsem za zaščito uporabnika pred padajočimi predmeti ter posledičnimi poškodbami možganov in lobanje.

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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.IndustrieschutzhelmeCasques de protection pour l'industrieIndustrial safety helmets13.340.20Varovalna oprema za glavoHead protective equipmentICS:Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 397:2012+A1:2012SIST EN 397:2012+A1:2012en,fr,de01-december-2012SIST EN 397:2012+A1:2012SLOVENSKI
EN 397:2012+A1
October 2012 ICS 13.340.20 Supersedes EN 397:2012English Version
Industrial safety helmets
Casques de protection pour l'industrie
Industrieschutzhelme This European Standard was approved by CEN on 17 December 2011 and includes Amendment 1 approved by CEN on 19 July 2012.
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. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre or to any CEN member.
This European Standard exists 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, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.
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Recommendations for the materials and construction of
industrial safety helmets . 23Annex B (informative)
Alternative procedure for artificial ageing . 25Annex C (normative)
Test results — Uncertainty of measurement. 26Annex D (informative)
Significant technical changes between this European Standard and EN 397:1995 . 27Annex ZA (informative)
Relationship between this European Standard and the Essential Requirements of EU Directive 89/686/EEC Personal Protective Equipment . 28Bibliography . 29 SIST EN 397:2012+A1:2012

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