EN ISO 20346:2022

Personal protective equipment - Protective footwear (ISO 20346:2021)

General information

60.60 Standard published   Mar 16, 2022

CEN

CEN/TC 161 Foot and leg protectors

European Norm

13.340.50   Leg and foot protection

Scope

This document specifies basic and additional (optional) requirements for protective footwear used for general purpose. It includes, for example, mechanical risks, slip resistance, thermal risks, ergonomic behaviour. It includes, for example, mechanical risks, slip resistance, thermal risks, ergonomic behaviour. It also specifies requirements for protective footwear equipped with customized insocks, customized protective footwear or individual manufactured customized protective 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).

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

2016/425

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/EEC

Harmonized/Supporting

Life cycle

PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN ISO 20346:2014

NOW

PUBLISHED
EN ISO 20346:2022
60.60 Standard published
Mar 16, 2022