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Protective gloves for firefighters

General information

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CEN

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

European Norm

13.340.40   Hand and arm protection

Scope

This document defines minimum performance requirements and test methods for firefighters' protective gloves.
This document applies only to firefighters' protective gloves which protect the hands during normal firefighting, including structural fire, wildland and rescue.
These gloves are not intended for deliberate handling of liquid chemicals, but provide some protection against accidental contact with chemicals.
Protective gloves for special operations within firefighting service are excluded from the scope of this document.

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

Life cycle

PREVIOUSLY

Revises
EN 659:2003+A1:2008

NOW

IN_DEVELOPMENT
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