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     AREA OF
                          EN CODE                      APPLICATION                                                    VALUES
   PROTECTION
Buoyancy protection   EN 393:1993   Buoyancy - Lifejackets and personal buoyancy               Type 50 - Swimmers only, sheltered waters
                                    aids. Buoyancy aid 50
Buoyancy protection   EN 394:1994   Buoyancy - Emergency lights…. Also covered:                A - 'all round light' type ………… B - 'lens dome light'
                                    whistles, multi-chamber buoyancy aids, safety              type
                                    harness and lines, body lines, sprayhoods,
                                    protective covers.
Buoyancy protection   EN 395:1993   Buoyancy - Lifejackets and personal buoyancy               Type 100 - Sheltered waters
                                    aids.
Buoyancy protection   EN 396:1993   Buoyancy - Lifejackets and personal buoyancy               Type 150 - Offshore Foul weather clothing
                                    aids.
Buoyancy protection   EN 399:1993   Buoyancy - Lifejackets and personal buoyancy               Type 275 - Offshore, extreme conditions Heavy
                                    aids.                                                      protective clothing
Chemical Protection   EN 13034      Protective Clothing Against Liquid Chemicals -
                                    Type 6 Reduced spray protection . Performance
                                    requirements for the combinations of chemical
                                    protection of limited use and reusable. Garment
                                    offers a limited protection against the exposure
                                    to the liquid aerosols, the fog and the light
                                    splashes where the type of potential exposure,
                                    for, mist, etc. is defined.

Chemical Protection   EN 13982      Protective Clothing Against Liquid Chemicals -
                                    Type 5 Dry particle protection
Chemical Protection   EN 1511       Protective Clothing Against Liquid Chemicals -
                                    Type 3 Liquid tight - Limited life
Chemical Protection   EN 1512       Protective Clothing Against Liquid Chemicals -
                                    Type 4 Spray tight - Limited life
Chemical Protection   EN 368:1993   Protective clothing - Protection against liquid
                                    chemicals: Test method. Resistance of materials
                                    to penetration by liquids
Chemical Protection   EN 369:1992   Protective clothing - Protection against liquid
                                    chemicals: Test method. Resistance of materials
                                    to permeation by liquids




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                          EN CODE                        APPLICATION                                         VALUES
   PROTECTION
Chemical Protection   EN 463:1995     Protective clothing - Protection against liquid
                                      chemicals: Test method. Determination of
                                      resistance to penetration by a jet of liquid (jet
                                      test)
Chemical Protection   EN 464:1994     Protective clothing against liquid and gaseous
                                      chemicals, including aerosols and solid
                                      particles: Test method. Determination of leak
                                      tightness of gas-tight suits (internal pressure
                                      test)
Chemical Protection   EN 465:1995     Chemical Hazards - Protective clothing against
                                      liquid chemicals. Performance requirements for
                                      chemical protective clothing with spray-tight
                                      connections between different parts of the
                                      clothing (Type 4 equipment)

Chemical Protection   EN 466-1:1995   Chemical Hazards - Protective clothing against
                                      liquid chemicals. Performance requirements for
                                      chemical protective clothing with liquid-tight
                                      connections between different parts of the
                                      clothing (Type 3 equipment)

Chemical Protection   EN 467          Protective Clothing Against Liquid and Solid
                                      Chemicals. The standard specifies the minimal
                                      requirements requested from the garment for a
                                      protection against the chemicals with certain
                                      parts of the body (e.g. aprons, handles, hoods).

Chemical Protection   EN 468:1994     Protective clothing against liquid chemicals.
                                      Test method. Determination of resistance to
                                      penetration by spray (spray test)




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     AREA OF
                          EN CODE                         APPLICATION                                                  VALUES
   PROTECTION
Chemical Protection   EN 470           Protective Clothing Against Liquid Chemicals -
                                       Heat and flame protection -Welding & Similar
                                       Operations. The clothing is intended to protect
                                       the user against small splashes of molten metal
                                       (EN 348), short contact time with flame (EN 532),
                                       and ultra violet radiation, and to be worn
                                       continuously for up to 8 hours at ambient
                                       temperature.
Chemical Protection   EN 943-1         Protective Clothing Against Liquid & Gaseous
                                       Chemicals, including liquid aerosols and solid
                                       particles. Performance requirements for
                                       ventilated and non-ventilated gas-tight (Type 1)
                                       and non-gas-tight (Type 2) chemical protective
                                       suits including components such as the
                                       eyespieces, respiratory apparatuses, gloves and
                                       boots.

Eye Protection        BS 4110:1999     Specification for visors for vehicle users
Eye Protection        BS 7028:1999     Eye protection for industrial and other uses.
                                       Guidance on selection, use and maintenance
Eye Protection        BS 7930-1:1998   Eye protectors for racket sports - Squash.
Eye Protection        EN 12254: 1999   Eye protection - Screens for laser working
                                       places - Safety requirements and testing
Eye Protection        EN 13178: 2000   Eye protective equipment - Eye protectors for
                                       snowmobile drivers
Eye Protection        EN 136:1998      Full face mask                                             CL 1 (light duty, not +ve demand SCBA) …….. CL 2
                                                                                                  (general use) …………. CL3 (specialuse)
Eye Protection        EN 136-10:1992   Full face mask (pre-1998 equipment)                        A (for use with +ve demand SCBA) ……… F (on visor,
                                                                                                  resistant to radiant heat)
Eye Protection        EN 165:1995      Eye protection - vocabulary




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      AREA OF
                      EN CODE                       APPLICATION                                             VALUES
    PROTECTION
Eye Protection    EN 166:2002    Personal eye protection - specifications. EN166 - Additional values can be; 1: Optical Class, F: Low
                                 represents the minimum requirement for safety Energy Impact, B: Medium Energy Impact 9: Non
                                 goggles and spectacles as laid down by             adherence of molten metal and resistance to
                                 European directives.for following uses:            penetration of hot solids 3: Protection against liquid
                                 Gardening, Fine mechanical work, Tuming,           droplets/splashes 8: Protection against Short Circuit
                                 milling, drilling, Grinding, Breaking, demolition, Electric Arc 3: Filters for personal eyes-protection
                                 chopping, Maintenance work, Chemical               equipment used in welding and similar operations,
                                 resistance. Polycarbonate frame provides higher Scale number 3, 5: Welding and braze welding of
                                 overall suitability than the CR39 material.        heavy metals. Welding with emitive fluxes (notably light
                                                                                    alloys) Oxygen Cutting. 8: Filters for welding & similar
                                                                                    operations 8 3-1,2 For use with sources which emit
                                                                                    predominantly Ultra Violet Radiation at wave lengths
                                                                                    shorter than 313 mm and when glare is not an important
                                                                                    factor. This covers the UVC and most of the UVB bands.
                                                                                    Low pressure mercury lamps such as germicidal lamps
                                                                                    4/5/2009: Protection against infra red radiations. Typical
                                                                                    application in terms of mean temperature sources up to
                                                                                    1390°C.

Eye Protection    EN 169         Personal eye protection - standard for welding
                                 filters
Eye Protection    EN 170:1992    Specification for UV filters
Eye Protection    EN 171:2002    Specification for IR filters
Eye Protection    EN 172:1995    Specification for sunglare filters for industrial
                                 use (amended 2000)
Eye Protection    EN 174:2001    Ski goggles for downhill skiing
Eye Protection    EN 175         Personal eye protection - Welding and allied
                                 processes
Eye Protection    EN 1836:1997   Sunglasses and sunglare filters for general use

Eye Protection    EN 1938:1998   Goggles for motorcycle and moped riders
Fall Protection   EN 1868:1997   PPE against falls from height - list of equivalent
                                 terms
Fall Protection   EN 1891:1998   FALL ARREST - PPE against falls from height -
                                 low stretch kernmantle ropes




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       AREA OF
                      EN CODE                        APPLICATION                                         VALUES
     PROTECTION
Fall Protection   EN 341:1992      FALL ARREST- PPE against falls from height -
                                  Descender devices
Fall Protection   EN 353-1:1992    FALL ARREST - PPE against falls from height -
                                  guided type fall arresters on a rigid anchorage
                                  line
Fall Protection   EN 353-2:1992    FALL ARREST - PPE against falls from height -
                                  guided type fall arresters on a flexible
                                  anchorage line
Fall Protection   EN 354          EN354 - relates to the lanyard used in PPE worn
                                  for preventing falls when working at height.

Fall Protection   EN 355:1992      FALL ARREST - PPE against falls from height -
                                  energy absorbers
Fall Protection   EN 358:1999      FALL ARREST- PPE against falls from height -
                                  work positioning systems - Belts and lanyards

Fall Protection   EN 360:1992      FALL ARREST - PPE against falls from height -
                                  retractable type fall arresters
Fall Protection   EN 361          EN361 - is the minimum standard required under
                                  current European legislation for a full body
                                  safety harness
Fall Protection   EN 362:1992      FALL ARREST - PPE against falls from height -
                                  connectors
Fall Protection   EN 364:1992     PPE against falls from height - test methods
Fall Protection   EN 365:1992      FALL ARREST - PPE against falls from height -
                                  general requirements for instructions for use
                                  and for marking
Fall Protection   EN 795:1996     FALL ARREST- PPE against falls from height -
                                  anchor devices: requirements and testing
Fall Protection   EN 813:1997     FALL ARREST - PPE against falls from height -
                                  sit harnesses
Foot Protection   EN 12568:1998   Requirements and test methods for toecaps and
                                  metal penetration resistant inserts




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      AREA OF
                      EN CODE                        APPLICATION                                              VALUES
   PROTECTION
Foot Protection   EN 344-1:1992   Requirements and test methods for safety,
                                  protective and occupational footwear for
                                  professional use
Foot Protection   EN 344-2:1996   Safety, protective and occupational footwear,
                                  additional requirements and test methods
Foot Protection   EN 345          Foot protection - All safety footwear, regardless
                  BS EN ISO       of style, should have steel toe-caps conforming
                  20345:2004      to EN345 (200 Joules)*. This means the steel toe-
                                  cap will withstand the impact of 20kg in weight
                                  falling on to the toes from a height of 10.2
                                  metres. This standard also relates to
                                  compression protection corresponding to
                                  approximately 1.5 tonnes resting on the toe
                                  area.
Foot Protection   EN 345-1:1992   Safety footwear for professional use              Basic requirements - Safety footwear must have a 200J
                                                                                    toecap. Other properties: (may not all apply to some
                                                                                    designs of footwear), P - penetration resistance, C -
                                                                                    conductive, A - antistatic, HI - insulating against heat, CI
                                                                                    - insulating against cold, E - energy absorbing seat
                                                                                    region, WRU - uppers resistant to water penetration /
                                                                                    absorption, HRO - outsole resistant to hot contact ,
                                                                                    Classification I - (made from leather and other materials,
                                                                                    but not all-rubber or all-polymeric types), Classification
                                                                                    II - (all-rubber or all-polymeric types)

Foot Protection   EN 345-2:1996   Safety footwear for professional use - Additional
                                  specifications
Foot Protection   EN 346-1:1992   Protective footwear for professional use -        Has a 100J toecap. Other properties: markings as for EN
                                  Specification                                     345-1, Classification I - (made from leather and other
                                                                                    materials, but not all-rubber or all-polymeric types),
                                                                                    Classification II - (all-rubber or all-polymeric types)




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      AREA OF
                      EN CODE                         APPLICATION                                                     VALUES
   PROTECTION
Foot Protection   EN 346-2:1996    Protective footwear for professional use -                 WR - water resistance for classification I footwear,
                                   Additional Specification                                   Metatarsal protection - M - basic requirements plus
                                                                                              metatarsal protection, Cut resistance - CR - basic
                                                                                              requirements plus cut resistance
Foot Protection   EN 347-1:1992    Occupational footwear for professional use -               Basic requirements - Occupational footwear is not
                                   Specification                                              required to have a protective toecap. Other properties:
                                                                                              markings as for EN 345-1, plus: ORO - outsole resistant
                                                                                              to fuel oil , Classification I - (made from leather and
                                                                                              other materials, but not all-rubber or all-polymeric
                                                                                              types)
Foot Protection   EN 347-2:1996    Occupational footwear for professional use -               WR - water resistance for classification I footwear
                                   Additional specification
Foot Protection   EN 348:1992      Protective clothing - Determination of behaviour
                                   of materials on impact of small splashes of
                                   molten metal
Foot Protection   EN 381-3:1995    Chainsaw protection - Test methods for
                                   footwear
Foot Protection   EN 50321:1999    Electrically insulating footwear for working on
                                   low voltage installations
Hand Protection   BS 6526:1998     Domestic oven gloves - Requirements and test
                                   methods
Hand Protection   EN 1082-1:1996   Protective clothing - Gloves and arm guards
                                   protecting against cuts and stabs by hand
                                   knives: Chain mail gloves and arm guards
Hand Protection   EN 1082-2:2000   Gloves and arm guards made of material other
                                   than chain mail
Hand Protection   EN 12477         EN12477 - is the standard for protective
                                   gauntlets for welders
Hand Protection   EN 374-1:1994    Protective gloves against chemical hazards       Values 0-4 (higher the better) for following: Abrasion,
                                   (permeation): Terminology and performance        Blade Cut (0-5), Tear Resistance, Puncture Resistance
                                   requirements




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     AREA OF
                      EN CODE                        APPLICATION                                                     VALUES
   PROTECTION
Hand Protection   EN 374-2:1994   Protective gloves against chemicals -                      Mark only allowed if resistant to specific chemicals for
                                  Resistance to penetration                                  minimum of 30 minutes: chemiclas and identity letters
                                                                                             are:   A:Methanol, B: Acetone, C: Acetronide, D:
                                                                                             Dichloromethane, E: Carbon Disulphide, F: Toluene, G:
                                                                                             Diethylamine, H: Tetrahydrofuran, I: Ethyl Acetate, J:
                                                                                             n-Heptane, K: Sodium hydroxide 40%, L: Sulphuric
                                                                                             acid 96%

Hand Protection   EN 374-3:1994   Protective gloves resistance to micro-                     Value of 2-3 : highest best
                                  organisms:
hand Protection   EN 381-7:1999   Requirements for chainsaw protective gloves

Hand Protection   EN 388:1994     Protective gloves against mechanical risks                 Values 0-4 (higher number = higher protection) for
                                                                                             resistance to following; Abrasion - Bladecut - Tear -
                                                                                             Puncture
Hand Protection   EN 407:1994     Protective gloves against thermal risks (heat               Values 0-4 (higher = higher protection) for following;
                                  and/or fire)                                               Burning behaviour, Contact heat, Convective heat,
                                                                                             radiant heat, Small splashes of molten metal, Large
                                                                                             splashes of molten metal ...... Contact Heat 0-4
                                                                                             value equates to heat barrier for minimum
                                                                                             15secs as follows 1=100c, 2=250c, 3-350c,
                                                                                             4=500c
Hand Protection   EN 412:1993     Mechanical hazards protection - Specification
                                  for protective aprons for use with hand knives

Hand Protection   EN 420          Gloves: general protection requirements. This is
                                  the base general requirement for all protective
                                  gloves. Additional standards 388, 374, 407 and
                                  511 are in addition to 420 and relate to specific
                                  hazards… e.g. 374 is chemical and micro-
                                  organisms
Hand Protection   EN 421:1994     Protective gloves against ionising radiation and
                                  radioactive contamination
Hand Protection   EN 50237:2000   Gloves and mitts with mechanical protection for
                                  electrical purposes




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     AREA OF
                      EN CODE                        APPLICATION                                                    VALUES
   PROTECTION
Hand Protection   EN 511:1994     Protective gloves resistance to cold                       Values 0-4 (higher = higher protection) for following;
                                                                                             Convective cold, Contact cold, Water Proofness (0 or 1)

Hand Protection   EN 60903:1992   Gloves and mitts of insulating material for live
                                  working
Hand Protection   EN 60984:1992   Glove sleeves of insulating material for live
                                  working
Hand Protection   EN1082-3:2000   Gloves impact cut test for fabric, leather and
                                  other materials
Head Protection   EN 1077:1996    Helmets for alpine skiers - Occupational
                                  equipment is unlikely to be marked with these
                                  Standard numbers, but they may contain useful
                                  information on equipment performance or test
                                  methods.
Head Protection   EN 1078:1998    Helmets for pedal cyclists and users of
                                  skateboards and roller skates. Occupational
                                  equipment is unlikely to be marked with these
                                  Standard numbers, but they may contain useful
                                  information on equipment performance or test
                                  methods.
Head Protection   EN 1080:1997    Impact protection helmets for young children.
                                  Occupational equipment is unlikely to be
                                  marked with these Standard numbers, but they
                                  may contain useful information on equipment
                                  performance or test methods.
Head Protection   EN 12492:2000   Mountaineering equipment, climbers safety
                                  helmets - Safety requirements and test methods.
                                  Occupational equipment is unlikely to be
                                  marked with these Standard numbers, but they
                                  may contain useful information on equipment
                                  performance or test methods.




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      AREA OF
                      EN CODE                           APPLICATION                                         VALUES
   PROTECTION
Head Protection   EN 13087-1:2000    Protective helmets - Test methods - Part 1:
                                     Conditions and conditioning. Occupational
                                     equipment is unlikely to be marked with these
                                     Standard numbers, but they may contain useful
                                     information on equipment performance or test
                                     methods.
Head Protection   EN 13087-10:2000   Protective helmets - Test methods - Part 10:
                                     Resistance to radiant heat
Head Protection   EN 13087-2:2000    Protective helmets - Test methods - Part 2:
                                     Shock absorption. Occupational equipment is
                                     unlikely to be marked with these Standard
                                     numbers, but they may contain useful
                                     information on equipment performance or test
                                     methods.
Head Protection   EN 13087-3:2000    Protective helmets - Test methods - Part 3:
                                     Resistance to penetration. Occupational
                                     equipment is unlikely to be marked with these
                                     Standard numbers, but they may contain useful
                                     information on equipment performance or test
                                     methods.
Head Protection   EN 13087-4:2000    Protective helmets - Test methods - Part 4:
                                     Retention system effectiveness
Head Protection   EN 13087-5:2000    Protective helmets - Test methods - Part 5:
                                     Retention system strength
Head Protection   EN 13087-6:2000    Protective helmets - Test methods - Part 6: Field
                                     of vision
Head Protection   EN 13087-7:2000    Protective helmets - Test methods - Part 7:
                                     Flame resistance
Head Protection   EN 13087-8:2000    Protective helmets - Test methods - Part 8:
                                     Electrical properties
Head Protection   EN 13484:2002      Helmets for users of luges
Head Protection   EN 13781:2002      Protective helmets for drivers and passengers of
                                     snowmobiles and bobsleigh




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      AREA OF
                      EN CODE                       APPLICATION                                                     VALUES
   PROTECTION
Head Protection   EN 1384:1997   Specification for helmets for equestrian
                                 activities. Occupational equipment is unlikely to
                                 be marked with these Standard numbers, but
                                 they may contain useful information on
                                 equipment performance or test methods.

Head Protection   EN 1385:1997   Helmets for canoeing and white water sports.
                                 Occupational equipment is unlikely to be
                                 marked with these Standard numbers, but they
                                 may contain useful information on equipment
                                 performance or test methods.
Head Protection   EN 397         1995 - Industrial safety helmets                           Class A safety helmets, in addition to impact and
                                                                                            penetration resistance, provide electrical protection
                                                                                            from low-voltage conductors (they are proof-tested to
                                                                                            2,200 volts). Class B safety helmets, in addition to
                                                                                            impact and penetration resistance, provide electrical
                                                                                            protection from high-voltage conductors (they are proof-
                                                                                            tested to 20,000 volts). Class C Safety Helmets provide
                                                                                            impact and penetration resistance (they are usually
                                                                                            made off aluminium which conducts electricity), and
                                                                                            should not be used around electrical hazards

Head Protection   EN 812:1997     Industrial bump caps and/or baseball caps.                In addition to the Standard number, maker and model
                                 EN812 - will normally be found on baseball-style           identification;                     size or size range
                                 caps with an inner scalpguard liner to protect             (cm), year and quarter of manufacture, informative label
                                 against the accidental scraping and bumping of             with specified wording, -20oC or -30oC - tested at very
                                 the head. This type of product is not to be worn           low temperature, F - resistant to flame, 440 V (a.c.) -
                                 if there is a risk of being struck on the head by          tested for electrical insulation
                                 falling objects
Head Protection   EN 960:1995    Headforms for use in testing of protective
                                 helmets. Occupational equipment is unlikely to
                                 be marked with these Standard numbers, but
                                 they may contain useful information on
                                 equipment performance or test methods.




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                          EN CODE                           APPLICATION                                                      VALUES
   PROTECTION
Head Protection      EN 966:1996         Helmets for airborne sports. Occupational
                                         equipment is unlikely to be marked with these
                                         Standard numbers, but they may contain useful
                                         information on equipment performance or test
                                         methods.
Head Protection      EN 967:1997         Head protectors for ice hockey players.
                                         Occupational equipment is unlikely to be
                                         marked with these Standard numbers, but they
                                         may contain useful information on equipment
                                         performance or test methods.
Hearing Protection   EN 24869-1:1993     Sound attenuation of hearing protectors.
                                         Subjective method of measurement
Hearing Protection   EN 24869-3:1994     Simplified method for measurement of insertion
                                         loss of ear muffs
Hearing Protection   EN 352-1: 1993      Hearing protectors - Ear muffs - EN352 - is the In addition to the Standard number, maker and model
                                         minimum requirement under current European identification: indication of orientation of the ear muff,
                                         legislation for ear defenders and ear plugs.    where required, eg 'TOP' and/or 'LEFT' and 'RIGHT'

Hearing Protection   EN 352-2:1993       Hearing protectors - Ear plugs                             Markings may only appear on the packaging. In addition
                                                                                                    to the Standard number,maker and model identification:
                                                                                                    whether disposable or re-useable, fitting instructions,
                                                                                                    nominal size of formable plugs, in range 5 to 14 mm

Hearing Protection   EN 352-3:1997       Hearing protectors - Ear muffs attached to a               In addition to the Standard number, maker and model
                                         safety helmet                                              identification: indication of orientation of the ear muff,
                                                                                                    where required, eg 'TOP' and/or 'LEFT' and 'RIGHT',


Hearing Protection   EN 352-4:2001      Hearing protectors - Ear muffs attached to a
                                        safety helmet as for EN 352-1
Hearing Protection   EN 458:1993        Hearing protectors - Selection, use, care and
                                        maintenance
Hearing Protection   EN ISO 4869-2:1995 Estimation of effective A-weighted sound
                                        pressure levels when hearing protectors are
                                        worn




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      AREA OF
                         EN CODE                            APPLICATION                                                    VALUES
   PROTECTION
Hearing Protection   EN ISO 4869-4:2000 Acoustics - Hearing protectors - Part 4:
                                        Measurement of effective sound pressure levels
                                        for level-dependent sound-restoration ear-muffs

Heat Protection      EN 366:1993        Protective clothing - Protection against heat and
                                        fire: Method of test: Evaluation of materials and
                                        material assemblies when exposed to a source
                                        of radiant heat
Heat Protection      EN 367:1992        Protective clothing - Protection against heat and
                                        flames: Test method. Determination of heat
                                        transmission on exposure to flame
Heat Protection      EN 373:1993        Protective clothing - Assessment of resistance
                                        of materials to molten metal splash

Heat Protection      EN 531             Heat and flame protection. The standard                     A Limited flame spread, B Convective heat (level B1-
                                        specifies the performance requirements for                  B5), C Radiant heat (level C1-C4) , D Molten aluminium
                                        protective clothing for workers from industry               splash (level D1-D3, X= not tested), E Molten cast iron
                                        against the brief contacts with a flame and                 splash (level E1-E3, X= not tested)
                                        against at least a type of heat. Heat can be
                                        presented in the form of convective heat, of
                                        radiant heat, significant projections of molten
                                        metals or a combination of these risks of heat.
Heat Protection      EN 532:1994        Protective clothing - Protection against heat and
                                        flame. Test method for limited flame spread

Heat Protection      EN 533             Heat and flame protection. The standard          X Index of resistance of outside shell flame Index 1, 2 or
                                        specifies the performance requirements for the 3 .. Y Number of washes at a given temperatures
                                        limited flame spread properties of materials and
                                        material assemblies used in protective clothing.
                                        The material is classified in accordance with an
                                        index for limitation of flame spread (X) before
                                        and after a standard washing procedure (Y).




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      AREA OF
                               EN CODE                            APPLICATION                                                    VALUES
    PROTECTION
Heat Protection           EN 533:1997         Heat and flame hazards - Protective clothing -
                                              Protection against heat and flame. Limited flame
                                              spread materials and material assemblies

Heat Protection           EN 702:1995         Protective clothing - Protective clothing against
                                              heat and flame. Test method. Determination of
                                              the contact heat transmission through
                                              protective clothing or its materials

Heat Protection           EN ISO 14460: 1999 Protective clothing for racing drivers - Heat and
                                             flame - Performance requirements and test
                                             methods
High visibility (HiVis)   EN 1150:1999       Visibility clothing for non-professional use
Protection
High visibility (HiVis)   EN 471              High Visibility Garments. Roads and Street                  X Area reflex/fluorescent fabric, level 1, 2 or 3 ... Y
Protection                                    Works Act 1991 Safety at Street Works code of               Reflex type/quality 1 or 2 ... Class 3 - is the highest
                                              practice .The standard specifies requirements               protection level (maximum protection). This level of
                                              for clothing intended to provide visibility of the          protection should be worn on trunk roads and all other
                                              user in hazardous situations under any light                roads forming the Primary Route Network (PRN), roads
                                              conditions by day and under illumination by                 displaying green/blue directional signs and all other
                                              vehicle headlights in the dark (24 hours                    roads where the speed limit is 40mph and above.
                                              visibility). Effective visibility is to be provided by      Class 2 - provides intermediate protection (medium
                                              a fluorescent fabric and reflective stripes. The            visibility) and is the minimum requirement when
                                              visibility is measured as a combination of the              working on all roads where the speed limit is less than
                                              area and positioning of the reflective materials            40mph Class 1 - offers the lowest level of protection
                                              (X) and the quality of same (Y).                            and should be only worn in areas of minimal risk,
                                                                                                          possibly off road situations such as transport depots.


High visibility (HiVis)   GO/RT 3279          Railway specification High Visibility garments
Protection
Lower body                EN 381-2:1995       Chainsaw protection - Test methods for leg
protection                                    protectors
Lower body                EN 381-5 :1995      Protective Clothing For Users Of Hand-Held
protection                                    Chainsaws - LEG PROTECTION




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                          EN CODE                         APPLICATION                                                      VALUES
    PROTECTION
lower body protection EN 381-9:1997   Chainsaw protection - protective gaiters

Machinery Protection EN 510:1993       Mechanical hazards protection - Specification
                                      for protective clothing for use where there is a
                                      risk of entanglement with moving parts

Respiratory          EN 132:1999      Respiratory Protection Equipment - Glossary of
Protection                            RPE terms
Respiratory          EN 133:2001      Respiratory Protection Equipment -
Protection                            Classification of RPE (may soon be withdrawn)

Respiratory          EN 134:1998      Respiratory Protection Equipment -
Protection                            Nomenclature of RPE components
Respiratory          EN 135:1999      Respiratory Protection Equipment - List if
Protection                            equivalent terms in English, French and German

Respiratory          EN 148-2:1999    Respiratory Protection Equipment - Facepiece
Protection                            centre thread specification
Respiratory          EN 149:2001      Respiratory Protection Equipment - Filtering                FFP - filtering face piece, + 1, 2 or 3 (efficiency: low,
Protection                            facepieces against particles                                med, high), S or SL - use against solids only or solids
                                                                                                  and liquids, D - resistant to dolomite clogging test
Respiratory          EN 1827:1999     Respiratory Protection Equipment - Filtering half FF - filtering facepiece. + one or more of: - A, B, E, K + 1
Protection                            masks without inhalation valves                   or 2 (capacity), , AX, SX, P - for use against particles, +
                                                                                        1, 2 or 3 (efficiency- low, med, high), S or SL - use
                                                                                        against solids only or solids and liquids, D - resistant to
                                                                                        dolomite clogging test
Respiratory          EN 403:1993      Filtering hood for self-rescue from fire                    M or S - class; designed to be carried on the person, or
Protection                                                                                        stored respectively - # maximum mass (for condition
                                                                                                  checking) respectively A or B - tested at 30 lpm or 35
                                                                                                  lpm
Respiratory          EN 404:1993      Filter self-rescuer                                         FSR - filter self rescuer - 1, 2, 3 or 4 - class; rated
Protection                                                                                        duration 60, 75, 90 or 120 mins - # - mass




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                           EN CODE                         APPLICATION                                                      VALUES
    PROTECTION
Respiratory            EN 405:1992      Respiratory Protection Equipment - Valved                  FF - filtering facepiece, + one or more of: - A, B, E, K + 1
Protection                              filtering half masks for use against gases or              or 2 (capacity), AX, SX, P - for use against particles, + 1,
                                        gases and particles                                        2 or 3 (efficiency- low, med, high), S or SL - use against
                                                                                                   solids only or solids and liquids, D - resistant to
                                                                                                   dolomite clogging test
Static Protection      EN 11491         Electrostatic discharge. The standard specifies            EN 1149-1 Electrical surface resistivity (<5E+10 Ohms
                                        the electrostatic requirements and the test                on at least one of the sides)                     EN 1149-
                                        methods for protective clothing dissipating                2 Measuring electrical vertical resistance      EN 1149-3
                                        static electricity to avoid sparks which could             Dissipation of electrostatic charge from the surface of
                                        cause fires. The current European standard                 the materials for garments
                                        does not apply for protection against mains
                                        voltage.
Survival Protection    EN 1913-1        Survival suits - Constant wear suits (Withdrawn
                                        May 1998; replaced by prEN ISO 15027-1)

Survival Protection    EN 1913-2        Survival suits - Abandonment suits (Withdrawn
                                        May 1998; replaced by prEN ISO 15027-2)

Upper Body             EN 13158:2000    Protective jackets, body and shoulder protectors
Protection                              for horse riders
Upper Body             EN 13277:2000    Protective equipment for martial arts. Parts 1
Protection                              (General), 2 (instep, shin and forearm) and 3
                                        (trunk).
upper Body             EN 381-1:1993    Protective clothing for users of hand-held
Protection                              chainsaws: Test rig for testing resistance to
                                        cutting by a chainsaw
Upper Body             EN 381-11:2002   Protective Clothing For Users Of Hand-Held
Protection                              Chainsaws - Upper body protection
Vibration Protection   EN 30819         Hand-arm vibration: Method for the
                                        measurement of the vibration transmissibility of
                                        gloves at the palm of the hand




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                         EN CODE                       APPLICATION                                                       VALUES
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Weather Protection   EN 342        Cold Protection. Products are tested by                     X for insulation, Y for air permeability, Z for
                                   measuring the insulation for an ensemble                    breathability; higher figures are best.
                                   (jacket, trouser) worn. Air permeability and
                                   breathability are also measured. Figures (1, 2 or
                                   3) are given against X for insulation, Y for air
                                   permeability and Z for breathability; higher
                                   figures are best.
Weather Protection   EN 343        Protection against rain. These garments are                 Waterproofness (X) : Class 1, 2 or 3 ...... Breathability
                                   intended to protect against weather conditions              (Y); Class 1, 2 or 3 .......... Class 3 - affords the highest
                                   with combinations of precipitation, rain, fog,              level of foul weather protection......... Class 2 - will
                                   humidity and wind at temperatures down to                   provide an intermediate level of foul weather protection
                                   +5°C. They are tested for waterproofness (X) and            ............ Class 1 - provides the lowest level of foul
                                   breathability (Y); figures (1, 2 or 3) are given and        weather protection.
                                   higher figures are best.

                     EN 14404      Basic standard for knee protectors worn in
                                   kneeling position




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                             Links to Reference Literature in Gathering This Information
                                    TOPIC                                              LINK
PPE ASSESSMENT MATRIX USED BY FLUOR CORPORATION                                                      http://www.scribd.com/doc/8265618/PPE-Matrix

ABB MCBS SAFETY HANDBOOK - BUILDING DIVISION                                                         http://www.scribd.com/doc/6310337/Safety-Handbook-MCBS
                                                                                                     http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/mechan_equipment/ppe/guide_append.ht
EU PPE standards
                                                                                                     m
Glove EN standards                                                                                   http://www.finnrappel.fi/glovece.htm

HSE PPE standards                                                                                    http://www.hse.gov.uk/lau/lacs/68-7.htm
                                                                                                     http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/newapproach/standardization/harms
EU PPE standards
                                                                                                     tds/reflist/ppe.html




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