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БДС EN 1384:2023

Helmets for equestrian activities

Aug 14, 2023

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60.60     Aug 14, 2023



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This document specifies requirements for protective helmets that can have a peak, for people involved in all equestrian activities including but not limited to riding, driving, or handling and caring for horses.
It gives safety requirements that include methods of test and levels. Requirements and the corresponding methods of test are given for the following:
a) construction, including field of vision;
b) shock absorbing properties;
c) resistance to penetration;
d) mechanical strength in lateral deformation;
e) retention system properties;
f) deflection of peak (if fitted);
g) marking and information;
h) use of headforms in accordance with EN 960:2006.

Directives and Regulations

When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.


Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC

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БДС EN 1384:2017


БДС EN 1384:2023
60.60 Standard published
Aug 14, 2023

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