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  • Abstract:
    This European Standard is applicable to entertainment audio ear-muffs. It specifies requirements on construction, design, performance, marking and user information relating to the inclusion of the entertainment audio facility. This amendment adds requirements on DAB and DAB+ receivers. Entertainment audio earmuffs use a wired or wireless system through which audio entertainment can be relayed. They may incorporate a radio receiver set or music player for entertainment or allow audio input from external devices. They also offer the possibility to communicate warning signals or messages. The product standards impose a limitation on the reproduced sound pressure level at the ear. The entertainment audio signal can be transmitted by radio (broadcast or local plant programmes) or by wire or other communication like Bluetooth.
  • Document number:
    DIN EN 352-8/A1
  • Issuing date:
    2021-12-01
  • Document type:
    Norm-Entwurf
  • Title:
    Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 8: Entertainment audio earmuffs; German and English version EN 352-8:2020/prA1:2021
  • Author:
    Personal Protective Equipment Standards Committee
  • Search term:
    Acoustic properties and phenomena; Acoustic signals; Acoustics; Audio; Audio signals; Bending; Bluetooth; Broadcasting; CE marking; Classes; Communication skills; Components; Design; Dispersion; Ear muffs; Ear protectors; Ear-muff type wearing protectors; Electrical; Electronic engineering; Ergonomics; Fire risks; Flammability; Force transducers; Head (anatomy); Hearing protector; Heat sources; Information; Inspection; Instruments; Leakages; Level control; Malfunction; Marking; Materials; Measurement; Measuring equipment; Methods; Moisture; Music; Neck (anatomy); Noise; Noise control; Noise reduction; Occupational safety; Patterns; Performance requirements; Pressing force; Principle; Properties; Protective clothing; Protective equipment; Rotation; Safety; Safety engineering; Safety requirements; Setting range; Simulators; Size; Sound; Sound insulation; Sound intensity; Sound levels; Sound pressure level; Sound reproduction; Specification (approval); Temperature; Test apparatus; Testing; Transmission; User information; Users; Visibility; Water; Whistles; Workplace safety
  • Application areas:
    30.20 Gehörschutz
  • Hazards:
    AC Mess- und Prüfverfahren für die Ermittlung von Belastungen und Gefährdungen; GC Schall (Lärm)
  • ICS:
    13.340.20 Head protective equipment
  • Price:
    38,00 EUR
  • Identical with:
    EN 352-8/prA1(2021)<IDT>
  • Update flag:
    New
  • Deadline for comments:
    2022-01-05