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  • AS/NZS 1698:2006

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    Protective helmets for vehicle users

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

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    Published date:  20-02-2006

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    This Standard specifies requirements for protective headgear for vehicle users, designed to mitigate the adverse effect of a blow to the head. The Standard is written with particular reference to motor cyclists, but is also applicable to users of other types of motor vehicles. Marking requirements and instructions for use and care are also included.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for protective headgear for vehicle users, designed to mitigate the adverse effect of a blow to the head. The Standard is written with particular reference to motor cyclists, but is also applicable to users of other types of motor vehicles.Marking requirements and instructions for use and care are also included.

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    Committee CS-076
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    Originated in Australia as ASE33-1959.Originated in New Zealand as NZS5430:1992.Final Australian edition AS1698-1988.AS1698-1988 and NZS5430:1992 jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS1698:2006. Originated in Australia as AS E33-1959. Originated in New Zealand as NZS 5430:1992. Final Australian edition AS 1698-1988. AS 1698-1988 and NZS 5430:1992 jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 1698:2006. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (September 2007). Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 2 (May 2009). Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 3 (December 2011). Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 4 (December 2014).

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS/NZS 2512.7.2:1998 Methods of testing protective helmets - Determination of stability of protective helmets - Dynamic stability
    AS/NZS 2512.5.1:1998 Methods of testing protective helmets - Determination of strength of retention system - Static strength
    AS/NZS 2512.3.1:1999 Methods of testing protective helmets - Determination of impact energy attenuation - Helmet drop test
    AS/NZS 2512.5.2:1998 Methods of testing protective helmets - Determination of strength of retention system - Dynamic strength
    AS/NZS 2512.4:1998 Methods of testing protective helmets - Determination of penetration resistance
    AS 1609-1981 Eye protectors for motor cyclists and racing car drivers
    AS/NZS 2512.2:1998 Methods of testing protective helmets - General requirements for the conditioning and preparation of test specimens and laboratory conditions
    AS/NZS 2512.2:2006 Methods of testing protective helmets General requirements for the conditioning and preparation of test specimens and laboratory conditions
    AS/NZS 2512.1:1998 Methods of testing protective helmets - Definitions and headforms
    AS/NZS 2512.3.1:2007 Methods of testing protective helmets Determination of impact energy attenuation - Helmet drop test
    AS/NZS 2512.6:1998 Methods of testing protective helmets - Measurement of horizontal peripheral vision clearance
    AS/NZS 2512.6:2006 Methods of testing protective helmets Measurement of horizontal peripheral vision clearance

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 1470-1986 Health and safety at work - Principles and practices
    SAA HB 9-1994 Occupational personal protection
    AS/NZS 1800:1998 Occupational protective helmets - Selection, care and use
    AS 3533.2-2009 Amusement rides and devices Operation and maintenance
    AS 3950-1991 Guide to managing product design
    AS/NZS 2063:1996 Pedal cycle helmets
    AS 3533.4.4:2018 Amusement rides and devices Specific requirements - Hire go-karts
    AS/NZS 1801:1997 Occupational protective helmets
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