Be­hind the La­bel

Trail Rider - - HOT ON THE TRAIL -

Look for the ASTM/SEI la­bel when you hel­met shop to be as­sured the hel­met meets the high­est safety and qual­ity stan­dards in the in­dus­try. “ASTM” stands for the Amer­i­can So­ci­ety for Test­ing and Ma­te­ri­als, an or­ga­ni­za­tion that de­ter­mines the safety stan­dards of a va­ri­ety of prod­ucts. The ASTM is re­spon­si­ble for pro­vid­ing safety stan­dards for horse­back-rid­ing hel­mets, as well as hel­mets de­signed for other uses. “SEI” refers to the Safety Equip­ment In­sti­tute, an or­ga­ni­za­tion that ver­i­fies that man­u­fac­tur­ers are fol­low­ing the stan­dards es­tab­lished by the

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