EN 352-1:2020

Hearing protectors - General requirements - Part 1: Earmuffs

Publication date:   Dec 21, 2020

General information

60.60 Standard published   Nov 18, 2020

CEN

CEN/TC 159 Hearing protectors

European Norm

13.340.20   Head protective equipment

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Scope

This document specifies requirements for construction, design, performance, marking and user information for earmuffs.
In particular, it specifies requirements regarding the sound attenuation of the earmuffs, measured in accordance with EN ISO 4869-1:2018.
The document does not apply to earmuffs outside the size range of headsizes as defined in this standard.
This document does not apply to earmuffs for attachment to head protection and/or face protection devices.
Ergonomic aspects are addressed by taking into account, within the requirements, the interaction between the user, the device and where possible the working environment in which the device is likely to be used (see Annex ZA and EN 458).

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

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 352-1:2002

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EN 352-1:2020
60.60 Standard published
Nov 18, 2020