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prБДС EN 17950:2023

Protective helmets - Test methods - Shock absorption including measuring rotational kinematics

General information

40.60     Apr 13, 2023



European Standard


Appropriate for SMEs


The proposed standard will specify a test method for helmets that measures the translational and rotational kinematics in impacts of a helmeted head form against an anvil.

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

Life cycle


prБДС EN 17950:2023
40.60 Close of voting
Apr 13, 2023

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Adopted from prEN 17950 IDENTICAL