EN ISO 16321-3:2022

Eye and face protection for occupational use - Part 3: Additional requirements for mesh protectors (ISO 16321-3:2021)

Publication date:   Sep 20, 2022

General information

60.60 Standard published   Apr 27, 2022


CEN/TC 85 Eye protective equipment

European Norm

13.340.20   Head protective equipment



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This document specifies additional performance and marking requirements for mesh protectors designed to provide protection for the eyes and faces of persons against mechanical hazards such as impacts from flying particles and fragments. The other applicable requirements for mesh protectors and the frames/mountings to which they are intended to be fitted are given in ISO 16321‑1.
This document also applies to mesh 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".
This document is not applicable to protectors for use against liquid splash (including molten metal), hot solid risks, infrared and ultraviolet radiation. For protection against these hazards suitable additional or alternative protectors according ISO 16321‑1 will be needed.
This document does not apply to mesh protectors used in sports such as fencing.

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 166:2001

EN 1731:2006


EN ISO 16321-3:2022
60.60 Standard published
Apr 27, 2022