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Technical Information - LS International Workwear

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Technical Information

See below details on relevant standards applicable to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and understanding markings. For more detailed information please refer to Personal Protective Equipment at Work standards 1992 and the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation (EU) 2016/425. Copies of Certification on all LS International garments is available on request.

The CE Marking in the garment shows that the product has been type examined in accordance with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC or shows that the due respect has been paid to the basic Health & Safety Requirements laid out in Annex ll of the PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425. This is a mandatory procedure and marking.

EN ISO 11612 : Protective Clothing against Heat and Flame
The standard specifies the performance requirements for garments which protect the body from heat and flame.
Letter A represents Limited Flame Spread
Letter B represents Convective Heat
Letter C represents Radiant Heat
Letter D represents Molten Aluminium Splash

Letter E represents Molten Iron Splash

Letter F represents Contact Heat

 

EN ISO 14116 : Protective Clothing against Limited Flame Spread Materials
This standard supersedes EN 533. This Protective Clothing is used where there is no significant heat hazard and there is no presence of another type of heat.

EN ISO 11611 :Protective Clothing for use in welding and allied processes
The protective clothing is intended for use against small splashes of molten material and short contact time with flame.

EN 1149 : Electrostatic Properties of Protective clothing

EN ISO 20471 : High Visibility Warning Clothing
Area of Materials (3 levels)

RIS-3279-TOM : High Visibility Orange Rail Standard

Formally known as GORT 3279

EN 61482-1-2 : Protective Clothing against the thermal hazards of an electric arc (IEC 61482-2).

Box Test
Class 1 : Protection against electric arc 4kA
Class 2 : Protection against electric arc 7kA

Open Arc Test

ATPV, Ebt50 or ELIM (4 Levels)

EN 343 : Wet Weather Certification

Water Penetration Resistance (3 levels)

Water Vapour Resistance (3 levels)

 

If you would like any further information about any of the standards mentioned above please contact us.