DS/EN 966 + A1:2012

Helmets for airborne sports


Status:
Current
Type:
Standard
Language:
English
Price from:
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Legislation:

Legislation

Harmonized under:
  • Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC

Harmonized standards:
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Scope

This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for protective helmets used in paragliding, hang gliding and flying with ultra-light aeroplanes.
Helmets for airborne sports are indicated in this European Standard as follows:
- category HPG: Helmets for paragliding and hang gliding;
- category UL: Helmets for flying with ultra-light aeroplanes.
Requirements and the corresponding methods of test, where appropriate, are given for the following:
- construction including chin strap, fastening devices, field of vision, head mobility and eye protection;
- penetration resistance;
- shock-absorbing properties;
- retention system properties;
- marking and information for users.
NOTE – The requirements cover both categories. Special requirements are contained in the relevant clauses.
This European Standard does not apply to other kinds of head protection used in airborne sports.


Number of pages: 36

Published: 2012-12-13

Date of approval: 2012-12-05

International relationships : EN 966:2012+A1:2012 IDT

ICS: 13.340.20 - Head protective equipment 97.220.40 - Outdoor and water sports equipment

Item number: M267394


Committees

Committee

  • CEN/TC 158/WG 6

Danish committee

DS/S-352