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  • BS EN 340 : 2003

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    PROTECTIVE CLOTHING - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-07-2013

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2003

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Basic health and ergonomic requirements
       4.1 General
       4.2 Innocuousness
       4.3 Design
       4.4 Comfort
    5 Ageing
       5.1 General
       5.2 Colour fastness
       5.3 Dimensional change due to cleaning
       5.4 Washing and dry cleaning methods
    6 Size designation
    7 Marking
       7.1 General marking
       7.2 Specific marking
    8 Information supplied by the manufacturer
    Annex A (informative)
    Performance level
    Annex B (informative) Flow chart
    Annex C (informative) Checking the ergonomic features of
            protective clothing (Practical performance tests)
       C.1 General
       C.2 Principle
       C.3 Assessment questions
       C.4 Grounds for concluding a product in unacceptable
    Annex D (informative)
    Examples of size designation
       D.1 Examples of size designation for suits, jackets, coats
             and trousers
       D.2 Example of size designation for torso protector
    Annex E (normative) Pictograms
    Annex ZA (informative) Clauses of this European Standard addressing
             essential requirements or other provision of EU Directives
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Defines general performance requirements for ergonomics, innocuousness, size designation, ageing, compatibility and marking of protective clothing and the information to be supplied by the manufacturer with the protective clothing.

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    Committee PH/3/1
    Development Note Supersedes 00/565663 DC (01/2004)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS PD6686(2006) : 2006 GUIDANCE ON DIRECTIVES, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS RELATED TO PREVENTION OF FIRE AND EXPLOSION IN THE PROCESS INDUSTRIES
    BS PAS 43(2008) : 2008 SAFE WORKING OF VEHICLE BREAKDOWN, RECOVERY AND REMOVAL OPERATIONS - MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SPECIFICATION
    BS DD7971-9(2005) : 2005 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT FOR USE IN VIOLENT SITUATIONS AND IN TRAINING - PART 9: TRAINING SUITS AND EQUIPMENT - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    BS PAS 43(2015) : 2015 SAFE WORKING OF VEHICLE BREAKDOWN, RECOVERY AND REMOVAL OPERATIONS - MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SPECIFICATION
    BS EN 466-1 : 1995 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING - PROTECTION AGAINST LIQUID CHEMICALS - PART 1: PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING WITH LIQUID-TIGHT CONNECTIONS BETWEEN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE CLOTHING (TYPE 3 EQUIPMENT)
    BS PAS 43(2010) : 2010 SAFE WORKING OF VEHICLE BREAKDOWN, RECOVERY AND REMOVAL OPERATIONS - MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SPECIFICATION
    BS 8467(2006) : 2006 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING - PERSONAL PROTECTIVE ENSEMBLES FOR USE AGAINST CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL AND NUCLEAR (CBRN) AGENTS - CATEGORIZATION, PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    BS 7184(2001) : 2001 SELECTION, USE AND MAINTENANCE OF CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING - GUIDANCE
    03/109143 DC : DRAFT JUNE 2003 BS 7971-10:2003 - PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR USE IN VIOLENT SITUATIONS AND IN TRAINING - PART 10: COVERALLS - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    BS 8428(2004) : 2004 PAVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED WITH CLAY, NATURAL STONE OR CONCRETE PAVERS - PROTECTION AGAINST LIQUID CHEMICALS - PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE SUITS WITH LIQUID-TIGHT CONNECTIONS BETWEEN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE CLOTHING FOR EMERGENCY TEAMS (TYPE 3-ET EQUIPMENT)
    BS PAS 43(2006) : 2006 SAFE WORKING OF VEHICLE BREAKDOWN, RECOVERY AND REMOVAL OPERATIONS - MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SPECIFICATION
    03/104179 DC : DRAFT MAR 2003 BS 7971-9 - PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT - PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT FOR USE IN VIOLENT SITUATIONS AND IN TRAINING - PART 9: TRAINING SUITS AND EQUIPMENT - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    BS PAS 43(2012) : 2012 SAFE WORKING OF VEHICLE BREAKDOWN, RECOVERY AND REMOVAL OPERATIONS - MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SPECIFICATION
    BS EN 510 : 1993 SPECIFICATION FOR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR USE WHERE THERE IS A RISK OF ENTANGLEMENT WITH MOVING PARTS
    BS EN 463 : 1995 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING - PROTECTION AGAINST LIQUID CHEMICALS - TEST METHOD: DETERMINATION OF RESISTANCE TO PENETRATION BY A JET OF LIQUID (JET TEST)
    BS EN 468 : 1995 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR USE AGAINST LIQUID CHEMICALS - TEST METHOD - DETERMINATION OF RESISTANCE TO PENETRATION BY SPRAY (SPRAY TEST)
    BS EN 531 : 1995 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR INDUSTRIAL WORKERS EXPOSED TO HEAT
    BS EN 381-2 : 1995 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR USERS OF HAND-HELD CHAIN SAWS - PART 2: TEST METHODS FOR LEG PROTECTORS
    EN 466:1995/A1:1998 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING - PROTECTION AGAINST LIQUID CHEMICALS - PART 1: PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING WITH LIQUID-TIGHT CONNECTIONS BETWEEN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE CLOTHING (TYPE 3 EQUIPMENT)

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    ISO 3175-2:2010 Textiles Professional care, drycleaning and wetcleaning of fabrics and garments Part 2: Procedure for testing performance when cleaning and finishing using tetrachloroethene
    ISO 4045:2008 Leather Chemical tests Determination of pH
    EN 13402-1 : 2001 SIZE DESIGNATION OF CLOTHES - PART 1: TERMS, DEFINITIONS AND BODY MEASUREMENT PROCEDURE
    ISO 6330:2012 Textiles Domestic washing and drying procedures for textile testing
    89/686/EEC : 1989 AMD 5 2012 COUNCIL DIRECTIVE OF 21 DECEMBER 1989 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF THE MEMBER STATES RELATING TO PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
    ISO 3758:2012 Textiles Care labelling code using symbols
    EN 25077 : 1993 TEXTILES - DETERMINATION OF DIMENSIONAL CHANGE IN WASHING AND DRYING
    EN ISO 4045 : 2008 LEATHER - CHEMICAL TESTS - DETERMINATION OF PH
    ISO 3175-1:2010 Textiles Professional care, drycleaning and wetcleaning of fabrics and garments Part 1: Assessment of performance after cleaning and finishing
    EN 1811:2011+A1:2015 REFERENCE TEST METHOD FOR RELEASE OF NICKEL FROM ALL POST ASSEMBLIES WHICH ARE INSERTED INTO PIERCED PARTS OF THE HUMAN BODY AND ARTICLES INTENDED TO COME INTO DIRECT AND PROLONGED CONTACT WITH THE SKIN
    EN 420:2003+A1:2009 PROTECTIVE GLOVES - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    EN 13402-2 : 2002 SIZE DESIGNATION OF CLOTHES - PART 2: PRIMARY AND SECONDARY DIMENSIONS
    ISO 8559:1989 Garment construction and anthropometric surveys Body dimensions
    ISO 11092:2014 Textiles Physiological effects Measurement of thermal and water-vapour resistance under steady-state conditions (sweating guarded-hotplate test)
    IEC 60300-3-9:1995 Dependability management - Part 3: Application guide - Section 9: Risk analysis of technological systems
    EN 31092:1993/A1:2012 TEXTILES - DETERMINATION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL PROPERTIES - MEASUREMENT OF THERMAL AND WATER-VAPOUR RESISTANCE UNDER STEADY-STATE CONDITIONS (SWEATING GUARDED - HOTPLATE TEST) (ISO 11092:1993/AMD 1:2012)
    PREN 13402-3 : DRAFT 2016 SIZE DESIGNATION OF CLOTHES - PART 3: BODY MEASUREMENTS AND INTERVALS
    ISO 15797:2002 Textiles Industrial washing and finishing procedures for testing of workwear
    EN 23758 : 1993 TEXTILES - CARE LABELLING CODE USING SYMBOLS
    PREN 14362-1 : DRAFT 2010 TEXTILES - METHODS FOR DETERMINATION OF CERTAIN AROMATIC AMINES DERIVED FROM AZO COLORANTS - PART 1: DETECTION OF THE USE OF CERTAIN AZO COLORANTS ACCESSIBLE WITH AND WITHOUT EXTRACTING THE FIBRES
    ISO 7000:2014 Graphical symbols for use on equipment Registered symbols
    EN ISO 6330 : 2012 TEXTILES - DOMESTIC WASHING AND DRYING PROCEDURES FOR TEXTILE TESTING (ISO 6330:2012)
    EN ISO 10993-1:2009/AC:2010 BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF MEDICAL DEVICES - PART 1: EVALUATION AND TESTING WITHIN A RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESS (ISO 10993-1:2009/COR 1:2010)
    EN 1413 : 1998 TEXTILES - DETERMINATION OF PH OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT
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