ISO 20349-1:2017 specifies requirements and test methods for footwear protecting users against risks, such as those encountered in foundries.
Footwear complying with this document also offers other protection as defined in ISO 20345.
NOTE Gaiters over boot and clothing intended to provide protection to the feet and legs against molten metal are addressed by ISO 11612.
Legislation related to this standard
Personal protective equipment (PPE)Harmonized/Supporting
Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EECHarmonized/Supporting