Key Data

Head protection

Selection criteria
There are several different types of head protection:
  • Industrial safety helmets BS EN 397:2012. This type of helmet should be used to protect the wearer from falling objects, or objects which are fixed, while also having a limited resistance to flames. You are able to find this type of helmet with protection against electrical shock if contact is made for a brief period of time, and the voltage does not exceed 440V. This type of head protection can also be used for protection against high or low temperatures and splashes of molten metal.
  • Firefighters’ helmets BS EN 443:2008. These have similarities to the industrial helmet, but they give extra p...