Standards

Protective gloves

EN 420

It lists the basic requirements for gloves. Specifically:

    
Determining sizes.
    
The haptic capability (levels 1-5)
    
Minimum requirements of the skin (pH, content of Cr VI, water vapor absorption)
    
The eikonosima that guide the user's understanding of what hazards (mechanical, heat, cold, chemicals) protect gloves.

EN 388

Determines the mechanical strength.:

    
Abrasion resistance (0-4)
    
Resistance to cutting blade (0-5)
    
Resistance to tear (0-4)
    
Resistance to penetration (0-4)

Does the CE with the relevant pictograms and 4 numbers of levels of mechanical strength.
EN 407

Specifies the protection against heat. Specifically:

    
The behavior of the combustion (0-4)
    
Resistance to contact with hot surfaces (0-4)
    
Resistance to heat treatment (0-4)
    
Resistance to radiant heat (0-4)
    
Resistance in small spurts of molten metal (0-4)
    
Resistance in large spurts of molten metal (0-4)

Does the CE with the relevant pictograms and six numbers of the corresponding levels, in addition to this protection against mechanical risks that are obligatory for all gloves.
EN 511

Defines protection against cold. Specifically:

    
Resistance to cold by conduction (0-4)
    
Resistance to contact with cold surfaces (0-4)
    
Waterproof (If 1)

 
Does the CE with the relevant pictograms and three numbers of the corresponding levels.
EN 374

Specifies the protection from chemicals or microorganisms.

Does the label on the eikonosima. It is necessary to study the manufacturer's instructions about the chemical substances which protect.
EN 12477

Specifies the welders gloves which sorts in:

    
Type A work requirements for mechanical strength
    
Press B to work with tactile capability requirements

And determines the mechanical and thermal resistance in the standards EN 420 and EN 407
EN 659

Specifies the gloves for firefighters and define the mechanical, thermal and chemical resistance in the standards EN 420, EN 407 and EN 374

Note: When the label rather than the performance level is the symbol x, this means that the corresponding test was not done.


Head protection

EN 397

Specifies the basic requirements for industrial helmets. Additional requirements for labeling as follows

     440 vac: Dielectric strength
     MM: Resistance melts
     LD: Resistance to lateral deformation.
     -20: Resistance to low temperatures


Goggles

EN 165

Sorts the means of eye protection at:

    
Glasses with arms
    
Glasses type mask
    
Shield
    
Special masks

EN 166

It lists the basic requirements and specifies labeling both optical drives and the skeleton. Specifically:

The discs are marked for:
Code and the degree of shading in the form of X-Y, they have a filter.

X is code and represents the spectrum of radiation that protects, as follows:

    
2 UV with alteration of the sense of color
    
UV 3 without discoloration
    
4 Infrared
    
5 Solar Radiation
    
6 Solar including the infrared spectrum
    
The Y represents the degree of shading indicates the extent of absorption of radiation ranging from 1.2 to 14 glasses for protection from welding have a symbol X, only Y

The visual class with the numbers 1 (suitable for continuous use) 2 and 3 (limited service life).

The mechanical strength of the symbols S (smaller), F, B, A (the highest)

And additional requirements to be represented:

    
N protection from glare
    
K resistance to abrasion

The frame is marked with:
The field manual, which are codes symbolize protection:

    
3 Liquids
    
4 Chondrokoki powder
    
5 Gas and fine dust
    
8 Electric Arc
    
9 molten metal and hot liquids

The mechanical strength of the symbols S, F, B, A.
EN 167
Determines methods of optical testing
EN 168
Identifies methods of non-optical test
EN 169 & 175
Specify remedies for welding
EN 172
Specify remedies for solar radiation
    
440 vac: Dielectric strength
    
MM: Resistance melts
    
LD: Resistance to lateral deformation.
    
-20: Resistance to low temperatures


Respiratory Protection

EN 133

Sorts the respiratory protection to:

    
Devices which prevent the user from the environment
    
Devices with filters that clean the tidal air

The key criterion of the content of ambient air into oxygen minimum of 18%.
EN 136
Specifies the masks (masks) full face)
EN 140
Specifies the masks (masks) half mask
EN 143
Specify filters for protection against particles on masks whole or half mask
EN 12083
Specify filters for protection against gases and / or complex masks for full or half mask
EN 149
Prescribes Filtering half masks (single system mask and filters) for particles
EN 405

Filtering half masks to specify the gases and / or particles

The filters, which protect against particles (mechanical retention) and gases (with chemical suppression) are marked with a digit (A, B, E, K, P), number (1, 2, 3) and color code as follows:
Digits represent the type of dirt from which protects

    
A Compared to organic gases and vapors Brown
    
B than inorganic gases and vapors Grey
    
Q Compared HCl, I2S Yellow
    
K Ammonia Against Green
    
Compared particulate P White

Number

    
Protection for low concentrations of pollutants and is intended primarily for half mask
    
For protection at medium concentrations of pollutants, mainly for full face masks
    
For protection at high concentrations of pollutants and for devices with mechanical assistance

The Filtering half masks follow the same labeling and color coded with filters and also bearing the symbol FF (Fitltering Facepiece).


Hearing protectors

EN 352-1
Specifies the ear
EN 352-2
Specifies the earplugs
EN 352-3
Specifies the earplugs to Helmet
EN 352-4
Specifies the ear with an automatic impairment
EN 458

Recommends methods of selection and use of hearing protection

In the information sheet that accompanies each instrument hearing protection are:

     The diagram of an impairment of audible sound in dB per octave
     The reductions (in dB) with symbols
     L (low)
     M (medium frequencies)
     H (high frequencies)
     SNR (average impairment)


Protective feet

EN ISO 39045
Specifies the safety footwear, incorporating a protective toe against impact 200J
EN ISO 39046
Prescribes protective footwear incorporating a protective toe against impact 100J
EN ISO 39046
Specifies the work shoes that do not contain protective finger from impact.
EN ISO 39044

Specifies test methods for footwear.

Classified as to type, depending on their height, as follows:

    
A pump
    
B Imiarvylo
    
C Boot
    
D High Boot
    
E Scuba.

Classified as to their category, depending on the material

    
I leather
    
II from synthetic material.

The label provides information on additional properties as follows:

The entire shoe
P protection against perforation insole.
Electrical properties
C Conductive footwear
A static footwear
I Electric insulated footwear
Resistance to adverse environments
HI insulation of the sole against heat
CL Insulation of the sole against cold
E vibration absorbance in heels
Waterproof WR
M protect the metatarsal
IF ankle protection
Upper part (background)
WRU permeation and absorption of water vapor
Construction
CR Resistance to cutting
Outsole
HRO tolerate contact with hot surfaces

Group properties.

The properties are grouped and identified with the following markings:

Safety Footwear
SB Meet the basic requirements of EN 90345 (safety, comfort, stability and resistance to impact fingers 200 J)
S1 SB plus closed heel, antistatic, and heel to absorb shock
S2 S1 and waterproof background
S3 S2 and guard against perforation insole and sole with grooves
S4 Antistatic and energy absorption at heel
S5 S4 and guard against perforation insole and sole with grooves
Footwear protection
PB Meeting the basic requirements of EN 90346 (safety, comfort, stability and resistance to impact fingers 100 J)
P1 PB plus closed heel, antistatic, and heel to absorb shock
P1 P2 and waterproof background
P2 and P3 guard against perforation insole and sole with grooves
P4 Antistatic and energy absorption at heel
P4 P5 and guard against perforation insole and sole with grooves
Work shoes
O1 closed heel, antistatic, heel to absorb shock and protective insole
O1 and 02 rain background
03 O2 and guard against perforation insole and sole with grooves
04 Antistatic and energy absorption at heel
05 O4 guard against perforation insole and sole with grooves


Protective equipment for work at height

EN 361
Foreshadow the Full body harnesses
EN 353
Foreshadow the fall arresters on a flexible guide (Part 1) or a fixed guide (Part 2)
EN 360
Specify the type fall arresters epanatylissomenou
EN 355
Foreshadow the shock energy
EN 358
Specify the areas to job retention
EN 354
Specify the ropes for a job
EN 362
Specify the links connecting individual instruments.
EN 364
Specify test methods for protective equipment against falls


Uniforms protection

EN 340

It lists the basic requirements for protective clothing. Specifically:

    
Determining sizes.
    
Minimum requirements of construction materials
    
the eikonosima that guide the user's understanding of what hazards (mechanical, heat, cold, chemicals) protect.

EN 342

Defines protection against cold. Specifically:

    
Insulation against cold by a factor
    
Permeability of air (1-3)
    
Waterproof (1-2)
    
Transpiration (optional)

Does the label with pictograms relative numbers of the corresponding levels.
EN 343

Specifies the raincoats. Specifically

    
Waterproof (0-3)
    
Transpiration (0-35)
    
Resistance to tear (0-4)
    
Resistance to penetration (0-4)

 
Does the CE with the relevant pictograms and 2 corresponding numbers
EN 531

Specifies the protection against heat.

Encrypts the password protection and levels. Specifically:

    
A flame spread (0-4)
    
B resistance in contact with hot surfaces (0-4)
    
C not transmitted heat resistance (levels 1-5)
    
D The resistance to radiant heat (levels 1-4)
    
E The strength ejected molten aluminum (1-3)
    
E The strength ejected molten iron (1-3)

Does the CE with the relevant pictograms and codes levels.
EN 368

It identifies the protection of the chemicals. Does the CE with the relevant pictograms and codification of protection as follows:

    
2 Protection from gases
    
3 Protection against immersion in liquid
    
4 Protection against aerosols (sprays),
    
5 Protected against solid particles
    
6 Protected against splashing liquid substances which protect against static electricity and have the following pictograms

EN 470
Specifies the guise of welders and provides the following pictograms
EN 471
Specifies the high-visibility warning clothing provides the following pictograms and two figures illustrate: The surface of the reflective material (1-3) The reflection coefficient (1-2)


Insulating tools

EN 60900
Specifies the insulating tools that bear the following markings: