The Institute is equipped and approved to perform evaluation of industrial head protection to protect the wearer against falling objects and prevent brain and head injuries. AITEX also certifies head protection against impact with solid immobile objects and the resulting superficial head injuries.

The following tests are performed, in compliance with legislation and depending on the type of article being tested:

  • Absorption of impacts
  • Resistance to perforation
  • Resistance to flame
  • Electrical insulating
  • Lateral deformation
  • Molten metal splash back