SR EN 469:2020

Protective clothing for firefighters - Performance requirements for protective clothing for firefighting activities

This document specifies minimum performance requirements for protective clothing designed to be worn during firefighting activities. The requirements detailed in this document cover design, heat and flame, mechanical, chemical, comfort, and visibility. This document covers the general clothing design, the minimum performance levels of the material used, the methods of test to be used to determine these performance levels, marking and information supplied by the manufacturer. This document makes distinction between firefighting activities dividing them into two performance levels based on a risk assessment: - Level 1: specifies the minimum requirements for firefighting clothing involving work associated with outdoor firefighting and their support activities, taking into account the environments and conditions of the expected operational scenarios of such firefighting activities. The level 1 is not applicable for protection against risks encountered in fighting fires or rescue from fire activities in structures, unless combined to a level 2 or other specialized PPE. - Level 2: s

30.52

Status : Valid
Approval date : 8/31/2020
Number of pages : 46
ICS : 13.340.10 Protective clothing
Technical Committee : 227 - Protective personal equipment

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