EN 531:1995

Protective clothing for industrial workers exposed to heat (excluding firefighters' and welders' clothing)

Publication date:   Dec 29, 2001

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Nov 5, 2008

CEN

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

European Norm

13.340.10   Protective clothing

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Scope

This European Standard is applicable to protective clothing for workers exposed to heat. The clothing consists of outer garments made from flexible material to protect specific parts of the body. Hoods and gaiters are included but all other types of protection for the head, hands and feet are excluded. This European Standard specifies the performance requirements and methods of test for the protective clothing materials and gives design recommendations for the clothing where necessary. Protective clothing complying with this European Standard is intended to protect workers against brief contact with flame and against at least one type of heat. The heat may be in the form of convective heat, radiant heat, large molten metal splahes, or a combination of these heat hazards. 1. Scope was modified by Amendment A1:1998

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

93/95/EEC

Personal protective equipment (Dir. 89/686/EEC amendment)

Harmonized/Supporting
96/58/EC

Personal protective equipment (Dir. 89/686/EEC amendment)

Harmonized/Supporting
96/98/EC

Marine equipment

89/686/EEC

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Harmonized/Supporting

Life cycle

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EN 531:1995
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Nov 5, 2008