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  • Abstract:
    This document defines minimum performance requirements and test methods for firefighters' protective gloves. This document applies only to firefighters' protective gloves which protect the hands during normal firefighting, including structural fire, wildland and rescue. These gloves are not intended for deliberate handling of liquid chemicals, but provide some protection against accidental contact with chemicals. Protective gloves for special operations within firefighting service are excluded from the scope of this document.
  • Document number:
    DIN EN 659
  • Issuing date:
  • Document type:
  • Title:
    Protective gloves for firefighters; German and English version prEN 659:2021
  • Author:
    Personal Protective Equipment Standards Committee
  • Search term:
    Abrasion; Accident prevention; Burning behaviours; Categories; CE marking; Chemicals; Clothing; Contact; Cutting; Definitions; Dimensions; Equipment; Fire brigade; Fire protection; Firefighting; Firmness; Gloves; Heat; Heat protection; Heat resistance; Liquids; Marking; Performance; Permability; Personnel protective equipment; Properties; Protective clothing; Protective equipment; Protective gloves; Radiant heat; Rescue; Rescue and ambulance services; Salvage; Shear; Special clothing; Specification (approval); Tear strength; Testing
  • Application areas:
    30.35 Hand- und Armschutz
  • Hazards:
    AB Terminologische Festlegungen in Normen mit Arbeitsschutzbezug; AC Mess- und Prüfverfahren für die Ermittlung von Belastungen und Gefährdungen; CA Chemische Gefährdungen im Allgemeinen; DD Schneiden; FB Brandgefährdungen; KE Belastungen durch Funktionsstörungen an Arbeitsmitteln (Ausfall, Bruch, fehlerhafte Montage, Softwarefehler, Störung der Energieversorgung)
  • ICS:
    13.340.40 Hand and arm protection
  • Price:
    106,90 EUR
  • Cited in:
    DIN 14800-18 Beiblatt 10 (2022-10)
  • Identical with:
    prEN 659(2021-08)<IDT>
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