DS/EN 659 + A1:2008

Protective gloves for firefighters


Status:
Current
Type:
Standard
Language:
English
Price from:
€ 41.82
Legislation:

Legislation

Harmonized under:
  • Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC

Harmonized standards:
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Scope

This standard defines minimum performance requirements and test methods for firefighters' protective gloves.
This standard applies only to firefighters' protective gloves which protect the hands during normal firefighting, including search and rescue.
These gloves are not intended for deliberate handling of liquid chemicals, but provide some protection against accidental contact with chemicals.
Protective gloves for special operations within firefighting service are excluded from the scope of this standard.


Number of pages: 16

Published: 2008-05-07

Date of approval: 2008-03-17

International relationships : EN 659:2003+A1:2008 IDT

ICS: 13.340.40 - Hand and arm protection

Item number: M229446


Committees

Committee

  • CEN/TC 162/WG 8

Danish committee

DS/S-336