International Online Roundtable
18 March 2021
The primary objective of this International Roundtable was to influence the cycle helmet safety testing regime in the EU, so that safety standards are improved to include rotational impacts.
When was the Roundtable held?
The Roundtable was held on Thursday 18 March, 13.30 – 15.45 (GMT).
The Roundtable was by invitation only - invitees included:
- Members of the EU standards group (CEN/TC 158) which is looking at standards for all types of protective helmets, including how to assess protection against oblique (rotational) forces.
- Representatives from EU-based cycle helmet safety testing laboratories including Folksam Insurance.
- European helmet safety researchers.
- Representatives from organisations which might play a role with retailers/consumers regarding a harmonised rating system in the EU.