EN ISO 20345:2022

Personal protective equipment - Safety footwear (ISO 20345:2021)

General information

60.60 Standard published   Mar 16, 2022


CEN/TC 161 Foot and leg protectors

European Norm

13.340.50   Leg and foot protection


This document 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 safety footwear equipped with customized insocks, customized safety footwear or individual manufactured customized 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).

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


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


Life cycle


EN ISO 20345:2011


EN ISO 20345:2022
60.60 Standard published
Mar 16, 2022