EN ISO 16321-2:2021

Eye and face protection for occupational use - Part 2: Additional requirements for protectors used during welding and related techniques (ISO 16321-2:2021)

Publication date:   Dec 16, 2021

General information

60.60 Standard published   Sep 29, 2021


CEN/TC 85 Eye protective equipment

European Norm

13.340.20   Head protective equipment



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This document specifies additional material, design, performance and marking requirements for eye and face protectors designed to provide protection for the eyes and faces of persons against occupational hazards, such as optical radiation, impacts from flying particles and fragments, and hot solids during welding and related techniques. The other applicable requirements for welding protectors are given in ISO 16321‑1.
This document also applies to welding protectors used in educational establishments.
This document also applies to those eye and face protectors used for occupational-type tasks that are performed similarly to an occupation, e.g. "do-it-yourself".

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 16321-2:2021
60.60 Standard published
Sep 29, 2021