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  • Abstract:
    This European Standard gives guidance and recommendations on how to select, use and take care of hearing protectors. Tools to estimate the noise exposure level, when a certain hearing protector is used, are also provided. If the use of a hearing protector is found necessary or advisable, choosing optimum devices is a complex task. The most important concern is for the protector to provide sufficient attenuation.
  • Document number:
    DIN EN 458
  • Issuing date:
    2016-07-01
  • Document type:
    Norm
  • Title:
    Hearing protectors - Recommendations for selection, use, care and maintenance - Guidance document; German version EN 458:2016
  • Replaces:
    DIN EN 458(2005-02); DIN EN 458(2013-05)
  • Author:
    Personal Protective Equipment Standards Committee
  • Search term:
    Acceptance; Acoustics; Bonnets; Bows; Capsules; Certification; Classification; Classification systems; Climate; Clothing; Comfort; Communication; Cultivation; Definitions; Durability; Dust; Ear muffs; Ear plugs; Ear protectors; Ear-muff type wearing protectors; Environment (working); Ergonomics; Face shields; Guide books; Hearing (auditory perception); Hearing protector; Helmets (protective); Inserts; Loss; Maintenance; Medical; Moisture; Noise; Noise (environmental); Pads (clothing); Plugs; Protective clothing; Seats; Selection; Sound; Sound insulation; Specification (approval); Spectacles (eyeglasses); Surveillance (approval); Temperature; Testing; Use; User information; Warning devices; Wearing quality
  • Application areas:
    30.20 Gehörschutz
  • Hazards:
    AB Terminologische Festlegungen in Normen mit Arbeitsschutzbezug; GC Schall (Lärm)
  • ICS:
    13.340.20 Head protective equipment
  • Price:
    157,70 EUR
  • Cross references:
    EN 61672-1 (2013-12)<G>; EN ISO 7731 (2008-09)<G>; EN ISO 9612 (2009-04)<G>; EN ISO 9921 (2003-10)<G>; EN 352-1 (2020-11)<G>; EN 352-2 (2020-11)<G>; EN 352-3 (2020-11)<G>; EN 352-4 (2020-11)<G>; EN 352-5 (2020-11)<G>; EN 352-6 (2020-11)<G>; EN 352-7 (2020-11)<G>; EN 352-8 (2020-11)<G>; EN ISO 4869-1 (2018-11)<G>; EN ISO 4869-2 (2018-11)<G>
  • Cited in:
    DGUV Information 205-014 (2016-09); DGUV Information 209-023 (2021-11); DGUV Regel 109-603 (2018-11); TRLV Lärm Teil 3 (2017-08-24)<STARR>; VDI 2058 Blatt 2 (2020-08)<STARR>
  • Identical with:
    EN 458(2016-03)<IDT>
  • Update flag:
    Unchanged