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Head Protection (PSA)

Europe – USA/Canada – Australien/New Zealand

In the accredited test laboratory hearing protectors are tested against relevant standards for Europe, USA/Canada and Australia/New Zealand.

PZT is accredited by the DAkkS (Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle) the German Accreditation Body as test laboratory and certification body for the type examination procedure according to Directive 89/686/EEC and Regulation (EU) 2016/425 (basis for CE-mark).

The accreditation covers:

  • Helmets for protection against falling objects
    • EN 397 (industrial safety helmets)
    • EN 14052 ( high performance industrial helmets)
    • EN 50365 (electrically insulating helmets)
    • EN 12492 (helmets for mountaineers)
  • Protection against the effects of striking against hard, stationary objects
    • EN 812 (bump caps)
  • Helmets for protection from fall injuries
    • EN 1077 (helmets for alpine skiers and snowboarders)
    • EN 1078 (helmets for pedal cyclists and for users of skateboards and roller skates)
    • EN 1080 (impact protection helmets for young children)
    • EN 1384 (helmets for equestrian activities)

Conformance tests for USA/Canada and/or Australia/New Zealand also belong to our test range. The tests can be performed in parallel with the conformity test for Europe. The synergy effects mean time- and cost-savings for the manufacturer.

Tests according to

  • ANSI/ISEA Z.89.1-2014 Industrial Head Protection
  • CAN/CSA-Z94.1-05 (R2013) “Industrial protective headwear – performance, selection, care and use”

Tests according to

  • AS/NZS 1801:1997: Occupational Protective Helmets