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AS/NZS 2161.3:2005 (R2016)
Occupational protective gloves - Protection against mechanical risks

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Document Type Standard
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Publisher:    Standards Australia
Committee SF-023
Reconfirmed: Reconfirmation Notice 7/10/2016
AS/NZS 2161.3:1998
DR 04523 CP

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Adopts EN 388:2003 to specify the peformance requirements for protective gloves with regard to abrasion, blade cut, puncture, tear and impact cut.
Technical Committee SF-023 has reviewed the content of this publication and in accordance with Standards Australia procedures for reconfirmation, it has been determined that the publication is still valid and does not require change.
Certain documents referenced in the publication may have been amended since the original date of publication. Users are advised to ensure that they are using the latest versions of such documents as appropriate, unless advised otherwise in this Reconfirmation Notice.
Approved for reconfirmation in accordance with Standards Australia procedures for reconfirmation on 16 June 2016.
Approved for reconfirmation in New Zealand on behalf of the Standards Council of New Zealand on 5 July 2016.
The following are represented on Technical Committee SF-023:
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Certification Interests (Australia)
Griffith University
National Safety Council of Australia
Safety Institute of Australia
University of Otago New Zealand
Worksafe New Zealand


First published in Australia as part of AS Z4-1952.
Second edition 1963.
Revised and redesignated AS 2161-1978.
First published in New Zealand as part of NZS 1988:1965.
Revised and redesignated NZS 5812:1982.
AS 2161-1978 and NZS 5812:1982 jointly revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS/NZS 2161.3:1998.
Second edition 2005.
Reconfirmed 2016.

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