EN ISO 20320:2020

Protective clothing for use in Snowboarding - Wrist Protectors - Requirements and test methods (ISO 20320:2020)

Publication date:   Oct 14, 2020

General information

60.60 Standard published   Apr 8, 2020


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

European Norm

13.340.40   Hand and arm protection | 97.220.20   Winter sports equipment



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This document specifies the requirements and test methods for ergonomics, innocuousness, comfort/sizing, restraint, ability to limit wrist extension and attenuate impact force on the palm as well as provisions for marking and instructions supplied by the manufacturer for wrist protectors for all users of snowboard equipment.
It does not apply to protectors used in roller sports, alpine skiing, or other sports. This document does not address protection for the forearm due to axial forces caused by an impact on the fingers or fist. Moreover, this document does not address protection against palmar flexion (terminal flexion) caused by an impact on the dorsal side of the hand.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Personal protective equipment (PPE)


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 20320:2020
60.60 Standard published
Apr 8, 2020