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Z262.2-15 - Face protectors for use in ice hockey
Most ice hockey injuries occur to the head and face. Such injuries can be reduced with the use of proper fitting and certified head and face protective equipment. It is critical that those participating in the sport of hockey on the ice are protected with equipment designed for that activity. The fifth edition of CSA Z262.2 - Face Protectors for Use in Ice Hockey along with CSA Z262.1 - Ice Hockey Helmets provides requirements for protective equipment for use in the sport. First published in 1977, the intent of the standard is to reduce the risk of face injury without compromising the form, appeal or visual demands of the game.