EN ISO 11393-5:2019

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws - Part 5: Performance requirements and test methods for protective gaiters (ISO 11393-5:2018)

Publication date:   Oct 16, 2019

General information

60.60 Standard published   Jul 24, 2019

CEN

CEN/TC 162 Protective clothing including hand and arm protection and lifejackets

European Norm

13.340.10   Protective clothing

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This document specifies requirements and test methods for assessing the resistance to cutting of gaiters by hand-held chainsaws and other properties. It includes a requirement and a test method for assessing the strength of underfoot straps of gaiters.
This document is applicable to gaiters used in conjunction with safety footwear with a steel toecap conforming to ISO 20345 design "C" or "D". These gaiters are designed to be used only in association with a defined model of footwear and tested together.
NOTE These products are intended, but are not limited, to be used in combination with a defined model of orthopaedic footwear.
This document does not apply to gaiters intended for use in situations where there is a significant risk of tripping, such as tree climbing or in forests.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

89/686/EEC

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

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

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PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN 381-8:1997

Replaces
EN 381-9:1997

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EN ISO 11393-5:2019
60.60 Standard published
Jul 24, 2019