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Report on tests of class B industrial helmets.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-106, 1975 Jul; :1-31
The results of tests on 21 models of randomly selected Class B industrial safety helmets are described. Each model was tested in accordance with American National Standard Intitute Standard Z89.2- 1971. Of the 21 helmet models tested, 20 were deficient in one or more respects. Helmets failed the impact test more often than any other test.
Accident-prevention; Safety-equipment; Materials-testing; Mechanical-properties; Impact-strength; Test-methods; Headgear; Personal-protective-equipment; NIOSH-Author
NTIS Accession No.
DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-106
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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