Standards Legend

Throughout our product catalogue you will see icons that are representative of specific safety standards. Below is a legend explaining the protective qualities of each standard.

EN ISO 11612

Clothing to protect against heat and flame. European standard for garments that protect the user in the event of contact with hazardous heat and flames. The standard is relevant for industrial workers and electricians.

EN ISO 14116

Protection against heat and flame. Limited flame spread. European standard for garments where there is risk of ignition. The garment should be used with a jacket and trousers or coverall made of flame retardant fabric approved in accordance with EN ISO 11612 in order to give the intended protection. The garment is not designed for protection against, convective heat, radiant heat, molten metal and similar hazards.

EN 342

Protective clothing certified according to EN 342 gives the wearer protection against cold environment. Requirements are set on thermal insulation and air permeability. Resistance to water penetration is an optional requirement.

EN 13034

Type PB* [6] Protective clothing against liquid chemicals. European standard for garments that provide a limited protective function against chemicals in liquid form. Suitable for work in environments where there may be a risk of chemical splashes but where a total chemical barrier is not required. * PB = Partial Body protection

EN ISO 11611

Protective clothing for use in welding and allied processes. European standard for garments that protect the user when welding or carrying out similar work.

EN 471

High visibility for professional use. European standard for high visibility clothing. High visibility clothing has fluorescent surfaces and retro-reflective material that meet certification requirements in three different classes.

EN ISO 20471

High visibility for professional use. European standard for high visibility clothing. High visibility clothing has fluorescent surfaces and retro-reflective material that meet certification requirements in three different classes.

EN 61482-1-2

Professional clothing against the thermal hazards of an electric arc. European standard for garments that protect the wearer against thermal hazards of an electric arc, “box test”. The garments must be used to cover the whole body, e.g. jacket and trousers, to attain the correct level of protection.

EN 1149

Protective clothing with electrostatic properties. European standard for garments that protect against electrostatic charge where there is a risk of explosion, e.g. in refineries.

EN 343

Protection against rain. European standard that specifies the requirements for protective clothing against the effects of rain, wind and snowflakes. The requirements of the EN 343 state that taped seams must be waterproof and that the garment is tested for water penetration. Otherwise there are no design demands.

EN 14404

Kneepads certified according to EN 14404 protects the wearer at work in the kneeling position.

For a more detailed document, outlining standard classes, fabric demands and more, please download the Complete Safety Standards Breakdown.