BS EN ISO 20345. Personal protective equipment. Safety footwear
|Standard number:||20/30382288 DC|
|Status:||Draft for Comment|
This standard 20/30382288 DC BS EN ISO 20345. Personal protective equipment. Safety footwear is classified in these ICS categories:
- 13.340.50 Leg and foot protection
This International Standard specifies basic and additional (optional) requirements for safety footwear used for general purpose. It includes, for example, mechanical risks, slip resistance, thermal risks, ergonomic behaviour. It also specifies requirements for orthopaedic customized or individual manufactured orthopaedic safety footwear. This standard does not cover the property of high visibility because of interaction with the clothing (e.g. trousers cover the footwear) and work area conditions (e.g. dirt, mud).
Special risks are covered by complementary job-related standards (e.g. footwear for firefighters, electrical insulating footwear, protection against chain saw injuries, protection against chemicals and molten metal splash, protection for motorcycle riders).