|Standard number:||21/30438256 DC|
|Status:||Draft for Comment|
This standard 21/30438256 DC BS EN 659. Protective gloves for firefighters is classified in these ICS categories:
- 13.340.40 Hand and arm protection
This document defines minimum performance requirements and test methods for firefighters' protective gloves.
This document applies only to firefighters' protective gloves which protect the hands during normal firefighting, including structural fire, wildland 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 document.