EN 14404-2:2022

Personal protective equipment - Knee protectors for work in the kneeling position - Part 2: Requirements for wearable knee protectors (type 1)

General information

60.55 Ratification completed (DOR)   Jun 20, 2022


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

European Norm

13.340.50   Leg and foot protection


This document specifies requirements for wearable knee protectors (type 1) and performance levels for use when working in kneeling position in order to reduce injuries to the knees caused by continuous pressure and penetration. Requirements for the marking of wearable knee protectors and the information to be supplied by the manufacturer are given. Where protection against additional hazards is claimed, performance requirements from other standards are applicable.
This document does not apply to knee protectors that are medical devices or are intended for sports and motorcycles.

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 14404:2004+A1:2010


EN 14404-2:2022
60.55 Ratification completed (DOR)
Jun 20, 2022