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The 10 Best Forestry Helmets – Guide

Forest helmets are indispensable for working with wood and in the forest – they provide the safety that is urgently needed here. But what should you look for when you want to buy a forest helmet?

We want to help you. For this purpose, we have compiled a checklist with the most important facts about forestry helmets and also direct product recommendations for you. Have fun at work!

Checklist For Forestry Helmets

Safety First
  • For optimal protection , the EU standards EN 397, EN 352-3 and EN 17311 should be met.
  • The helmet must fit tightly on the head and must not wobble, to be on the safe side measure your head circumference.
  • The helmet should be comfortable and not hurt – for this it should not weigh more than 500 g and have a padding in the interior.
  • Hearing protection with a SNR value of 30 dB is recommended.
  • if necessary, depending on the application room, ear protectors against cold should be available (partly removable).
  • To avoid heavy sweating and heat accumulation in the helmet, there are often air vents for ventilation.
  • A washable interior is advantageous to also ensure optimal hygiene.
  • A visor or protective grille is particularly recommended to protect against chips.
Additional Functions
  • Chin guard that can be adjusted via straps.
  • A padded neck guard.
  • adjustable 4-point harness.

Here you can find the top 10 most popular forestry helmets.

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The Best Sellers Of The Forest Helmets

We have compiled the most popular forest helmets for you in this bestseller list.

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Current Offers For Forest Helmets

Here you will find a selection of offers that are currently available in the forestry helmets section.

SaleBestseller Nr. 1
TR Industrial Forestry Safety Helmet and Hearing Protection System (Orange)
TR Industrial Forestry Safety Helmet and Hearing Protection System (Orange)
Lightweight, interchangeable mesh and plastic visors provide shielding from debris; All parts are ANSI and CE approved - Helmet carries a Z89.1-2003 ANSI rating
$49.99 −45%

FAQ About Forest Helmets

How long can you use a forestry helmet?

There are some forest helmet models that have a sensor that indicates when the helmet needs to be replaced. In general, however, the forest helmet must be replaced after 5 years at the latest for safety reasons. Inside the helmet is the date of manufacture, through which you can track the age of the helmet very easily.

Forest helmet which size?

Fortunately, choosing the right size forest helmet is not difficult at all. You just need to measure your head circumference with a tape measure (just above the eyebrows, about 2cm) and the measured centimeter number corresponds to your size. Most forest helmets are adjustable and therefore adjustable to several head circumferences.

Forest helmet how long?

Inside the helmet is usually the date of manufacture. Mostly 5 years are to be counted from this time – here lies the maximum use possibility.

Forest helmet how old?

A forest helmet should be a maximum of 5 years old. After that you would have to buy a new one.

How old may a forest helmet be?

A forest helmet may not exceed an age of 5 years, calculated from the date of manufacture.

Wolfgang lives with his family in Stuttgart. He has a twelve-year-old daughter and five-year-old twins. When he's not writing product guides for Elternkompass and sharing his experiences with you, he likes to go on bike tours, play Monopoly or read novels.