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  • AS/NZS 3838:1998

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    Helmets for horse riding and horse-related activities

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

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1998

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 3838:1998 HELMETS FOR HORSE RIDING AND HORSE-RELATED ACTIVITIES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - FOREWORD
    7 - 1 SCOPE
    7 - 2 OBJECTIVE
    7 - 3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 4 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 5 CONSTRUCTION
    7 - 5.1 Components
    8 - 5.2 Retention system
    8 - 5.3 Projections
    8 - 5.3.1 General
    8 - 5.3.2 External projections
    8 - 5.3.3 Internal projections
    8 - 5.4 Ventilation openings
    8 - 5.5 Materials
    8 - 5.6 Peaks
    10 - 6 TESTING
    10 - 7 TEST REQUIREMENTS
    10 - 7.1 General
    10 - 7.1.1 Headforms
    11 - 7.1.2 Test order
    11 - 7.1.3 General requirement
    11 - 7.2 Mass
    11 - 7.3 Horizontal peripheral vision clearance
    11 - 7.4 Helmet stability
    11 - 7.5 Impact energy attenuation
    11 - 7.5.1 Test sites
    12 - 7.5.2 Requirement
    12 - 7.6 Retention system strength
    13 - 7.7 Peak flexibility
    13 - 8 MARKING
    13 - 9 INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE AND CARE
    15 - APPENDIX A - CHARACTERISTICS OF MATERIALS USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF PROTECTIVE HELMETS
    16 - APPENDIX B - TEST FOR PERMANENCY OF MARKING

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    Specifies requirements for protective helmets for horse riding and horse-related activities, intended to mitigate the effects of an impact to the head. It includes construction, testing and labelling requirements.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for protective helmets for horse riding and horse-related activities, intended to mitigate the effects of an impact to the head. The Standard includes construction, testing and labelling requirements.NOTE: A helmet complying with this Standard may incorporate special features designed to suit its use in specific horse-related activities.

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    Committee CS-096
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note See also AS 2063.1-1986
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    Under Revision see DR 99195 First published in Australia as part of AS 2063-1977.Revised and redesignated AS 2063.1-1982.Second edition 1986.AS 2063.3 first published 1988.First published in New Zealand as NZS 8602:1989.AS 2063.3-1988, NZS 8602:1989 and part of AS 2063.1-1982 revised, amalgamated and redesignated AS/NZS 3838:1998. First published in Australia as part of AS 2063-1977. Revised and redesignated AS 2063.1-1982. Second edition 1986. AS 2063.3 first published 1988. First published in New Zealand as NZS 8602:1989. AS 2063.3-1988, NZS 8602:1989 and part of AS 2063.1-1982 revised, amalgamated and redesignated AS/NZS 3838:1998.

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

    AS/NZS 2512.6:1998 Methods of testing protective helmets - Measurement of horizontal peripheral vision clearance
    AS/NZS 2512.4:1998 Methods of testing protective helmets - Determination of penetration resistance
    AS/NZS 2512.2:1998 Methods of testing protective helmets - General requirements for the conditioning and preparation of test specimens and laboratory conditions
    AS 2512.1-1984 Methods of testing protective helmets - Definitions and headforms
    AS 2342-1992 Development, testing and implementation of information and safety symbols and symbolic signs
    AS 2512.5-1986 Methods of testing protective helmets - Determination of strength of retention system and its attachment points
    AS 2512.7-1986 Methods of testing protective helmets - Determination of stability of lightweight protective helmets
    AS 1609-1981 Eye protectors for motor cyclists and racing car drivers
    AS/NZS 2512.1:1998 Methods of testing protective helmets - Definitions and headforms
    AS/NZS 2512.8:1998 Methods of testing protective helmets - Measurement of peak deflection
    AS 2512.3.1-1981 Methods of testing protective helmets - Determination of impact energy attenuation - Helmet drop test
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