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    HIGH-VISIBILITY WARNING CLOTHING FOR PROFESSIONAL USE - TEST METHODS AND REQUIREMENTS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  30-04-2013

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2007

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Design
      4.1 Types and classes
      4.2 Specific design requirements
      4.3 Sizes
    5 Requirements for background material, non-fluorescent and
      combined performance materials
      5.1 Colour performance requirements of new materials
          5.1.1 Background material
          5.1.2 Combined performance material
      5.2 Colour after xenon test
      5.3 Colour fastness of background material and all
          non-fluorescent material layers after test exposure
          5.3.1 Colour fastness to rubbing
          5.3.2 Colour fastness to perspiration
          5.3.3 Colour fastness - when laundered, dry cleaned,
                hypochlorite bleached and hot pressed
      5.4 Dimensional change of background material and
          non-fluorescent material
      5.5 Mechanical properties of background materials
          5.5.1 Tensile strength of woven material
          5.5.2 Bursting strength of knitted materials
          5.5.3 Tensile strength and tear resistance of coated
                fabrics and laminates
      5.6 Water vapour resistance
          5.6.1 General
          5.6.2 Background material made from coated fabrics and
                laminates
          5.6.3 Background material made from textile fabrics
      5.7 Ergonomics
    6 Photometric and physical performance requirements
      for the retroreflective material and combined performance
      material
      6.1 Retroreflective performance requirements of new material
      6.2 Retroreflective performance requirements after test
          exposure
          6.2.1 General
          6.2.2 Separate performance material
          6.2.3 Combined performance material
          6.2.4 Orientation sensitive materials
    7 Test methods
      7.1 Sampling and conditioning
      7.2 Determination of colour
      7.3 Method of determination retroreflective photometric
          performance
      7.4 Retroreflection after exposure
          7.4.1 Abrasion
          7.4.2 Flexing
          7.4.3 Folding at cold temperatures
          7.4.4 Exposure to temperature variation
          7.4.5 Washing, dry cleaning
      7.5 Retroreflective performance in rainfall
    8 Marking
    9 Information supplied by the manufacturer
    Annex A (informative) - Examples for positioning of bands of
            retroreflective material
    Annex B (normative) - Positioning of bands of retroreflective
            materials on jackets
    Annex C (normative) - Method of measuring wet retroreflective
            performance
          C.1 Principle
          C.2 Apparatus
          C.3 Procedure
    Annex ZA (informative) - Clauses of this European standard
             addressing essential requirements or other provisions
             of EU Directives
    Bibliography

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    Describes requirements for protective clothing capable of signalling the user's presence visually, intended to provide conspicuity of the user in hazardous situations under any light conditions by day and under illumination by vehicle headlights in the dark.

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    Committee PH/3/7
    Development Note Supersedes BS 6629(1985), 91/39495 DC & 00/565620 DC (04/2004) 2003 Edition Re-Issued in June 2008 & incorporates AMD 1 2007. Supersedes 05/30143333 DC. (06/2008)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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

    BS PAS 43(2002) : 2002 AMD 1 2004 SAFE WORKING OF VEHICLE BREAKDOWN AND RECOVERY OPERATORS - MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SPECIFICATION
    BS 3546(2001) : 2001 COATED FABRICS FOR USE IN THE MANUFACTURE OF WATER PENETRATION RESISTANT CLOTHING
    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 7121-12(1999) : 1999 SAFE USE OF CRANES - PART 12: RECOVERY VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS PAS 43(2008) : 2008 SAFE WORKING OF VEHICLE BREAKDOWN, RECOVERY AND REMOVAL OPERATIONS - MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SPECIFICATION
    BS PAS 43(2010) : 2010 SAFE WORKING OF VEHICLE BREAKDOWN, RECOVERY AND REMOVAL OPERATIONS - MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SPECIFICATION
    BS 8475(2006) : 2006 INSTRUMENTAL COLOUR MEASUREMENT OF TEXTILES - METHOD
    BS 3680-3Q(2002) : 2002 MEASUREMENT OF LIQUID FLOW IN OPEN CHANNELS - STREAM FLOW MEASUREMENT - PART 3Q: GUIDELINES FOR SAFE WORKING PRACTICE IN RIVER FLOW MEASUREMENT
    06/30137706 DC : DRAFT SEP 2006 BS 8476 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SAFE USE OF CONCRETE PUMPS
    BS 6164(2001) : 2001 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY IN TUNNELLING IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
    BS 8476(2007) : 2007 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SAFE USE OF CONCRETE PUMPS
    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 3546-5(1995) : 1995 COATED FABRICS FOR USE IN THE MANUFACTURE OF WATER PENETRATION RESISTANT CLOTHING - SPECIFICATION FOR COATED FABRICS FOR IMMERSION SUITS
    BS PAS 43(2012) : 2012 SAFE WORKING OF VEHICLE BREAKDOWN, RECOVERY AND REMOVAL OPERATIONS - MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SPECIFICATION
    BS 6164:2001 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY IN TUNNELLING IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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    EN 530 : 2010 ABRASION RESISTANCE OF PROTECTIVE CLOTHING MATERIAL - TEST METHODS
    ISO 13934-1:2013 Textiles Tensile properties of fabrics Part 1: Determination of maximum force and elongation at maximum force using the strip method
    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
    EN ISO 3759 : 2011 TEXTILES - PREPARATION, MARKING AND MEASURING OF FABRIC SPECIMENS AND GARMENTS IN TESTS FOR DETERMINATION OF DIMENSIONAL CHANGE
    ISO 105-N01:1993 Textiles Tests for colour fastness Part N01: Colour fastness to bleaching: Hypochlorite
    EN ISO 13934-1 : 2013 TEXTILES - TENSILE PROPERTIES OF FABRICS - PART 1: DETERMINATION OF MAXIMUM FORCE AND ELONGATION AT MAXIMUM FORCE USING THE STRIP METHOD (ISO 13934-1:2013)
    ISO 105-E04:2013 Textiles Tests for colour fastness Part E04: Colour fastness to perspiration
    ISO 4675:2017 Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics Low-temperature bend test
    ISO 105-A03:1993 Textiles Tests for colour fastness Part A03: Grey scale for assessing staining
    EN ISO 7854 : 1997 RUBBER- OR PLASTICS-COATED FABRICS - DETERMINATION OF RESISTANCE TO DAMAGE BY FLEXING
    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
    ISO 105-D01:2010 Textiles Tests for colour fastness Part D01: Colour fastness to drycleaning using perchloroethylene solvent
    ISO 105-X11:1994 Textiles Tests for colour fastness Part X11: Colour fastness to hot pressing
    ISO 3759:2011 Textiles Preparation, marking and measuring of fabric specimens and garments in tests for determination of dimensional change
    ISO 7854:1995 Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics Determination of resistance to damage by flexing
    EN ISO 13938-1 : 1999 TEXTILES - BURSTING PROPERTIES OF FABRICS - PART 1: HYDRAULIC METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF BURSTING STRENGTH AND BURSTING DISTENSION
    EN 1150 : 1999 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING - VISIBILITY CLOTHING FOR NON-PROFESSIONAL USE - TEST METHODS AND REQUIREMENTS
    ISO 105-X12:2016 Textiles Tests for colour fastness Part X12: Colour fastness to rubbing
    ISO 11092:2014 Textiles Physiological effects Measurement of thermal and water-vapour resistance under steady-state conditions (sweating guarded-hotplate test)
    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)
    EN 340 : 2003 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    ISO 15797:2002 Textiles Industrial washing and finishing procedures for testing of workwear
    ISO 4674:1977 Fabrics coated with rubber or plastics Determination of tear resistance
    ISO 105-A02:1993 Textiles Tests for colour fastness Part A02: Grey scale for assessing change in colour
    ISO 13938-1:1999 Textiles Bursting properties of fabrics Part 1: Hydraulic method for determination of bursting strength and bursting distension
    EN ISO 3758 : 2012 TEXTILES - CARE LABELLING CODE USING SYMBOLS (ISO 3758:2012)
    EN ISO 6330 : 2012 TEXTILES - DOMESTIC WASHING AND DRYING PROCEDURES FOR TEXTILE TESTING (ISO 6330:2012)
    ISO 105-C06:2010 Textiles Tests for colour fastness Part C06: Colour fastness to domestic and commercial laundering
    ISO 105-B02:2014 Textiles Tests for colour fastness Part B02: Colour fastness to artificial light: Xenon arc fading lamp test
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