A construction helmet is one of personal occupational safety and health (PSA) and provided in the various areas of work by the employer. The EN 397 States that a construction helmet for all activities and tasks, where falling over, falling, flying, swinging or centrifuging items can pose a threat, a usage of a construction helmet makes inevitable. At work, where there is a risk of abrasions and shock injuries, should be so contained and avoided. The hard hat is thus of the main protective equipment in construction, forestry and agriculture. But not only the executing trades using safety helmets. Employees of the building supporting trades such as architects, energy consultants, building authorities and Forester also own and use construction helmets. Safety on construction sites has top priority. The basic requirements of any construction helmet (DIN EN 397) must be maintained here.
The EN 397 States that a construction helmet for all activities and tasks, where falling over, falling, flying, pendelnde or centrifuging items can pose a threat, inevitably makes a use of a construction helmet. At work, where there is a risk of abrasions and shock injuries, should be so contained and avoided. The basic requirements of DIN EN 397 for industrial safety helmets finds himself, who must compete against thermal, chemical and weather influences. A construction helmet is life-saving. It is indispensable in industry and commerce. Every business and every employer must therefore itself for its trade create a risk assessment and monitor the usage of a construction helmet. The accident prevention regulations (BGV A1) help any employer to assess this topic and to apply.
A construction helmet that is registered in Germany and other European neighbouring countries is characterized by its high shock absorption. A construction safety helmets must withstand both an elastic and plastic deformation. In addition to the now of course warranty for a perfect fit on the Head, a construction helmet must be particularly resistant to penetration and impact safe against pointed and sharp objects.
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