What helmets are available for those that use quad bikes on-farm?

Helmets that comply with the following standards are appropriate for use by farmers that operate quad bikes in off-road environments:

  • AS/NZS 1698:2006 – Protective helmets for vehicle users
  • NZS 8600:2002 – All-terrain vehicle helmets*
  • UNECE22.05 – Protective helmets and their visors for drivers and passengers of motorcycles and mopeds

* Helmets compliant with the New Zealand Standard 8600:2002 are available for use on quad bikes at low speed (not exceeding 30 kilometres per hour).

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