NA 075

DIN Standards Committee Personal Protective Equipment

About NPS

DIN's Standards Committee Personal Protective Equipment (NPS) was founded in 1970. It develops national, European and international standards in the field of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for

  • head protection,
  • hearing protection,
  • protection against falls from a height including working belts,
  • foot and leg protection and
  • protective clothing including hand and arm protection.

How is NPS composed?


DIN e. V.

Reiner Hager

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Burggrafenstraße 6
10787 Berlin

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
DIN 19433 2023-10-06 Personal Protective Equipment - Sandals for wet areas – Requirements and test methods More  Comment 
DIN EN 458 rev 2023-07-19 Hearing protectors - Recommendations for selection, use, care and maintenance - Guidance document More  Comment 
DIN EN ISO 27065 rev 2023-07-06 Protective clothing - Performance requirements for protective clothing worn by operators applying pesticides and for re-entry workers More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN 17353/A1 2024-01 Protective clothing - Enhanced visibility equipment for medium risk situations - Test methods and requirements; German and English version EN 17353:2020/prA1:2024 More  Read draft and comment

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New publications
Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN EN ISO 13997 2023-12 Standard Protective clothing - Mechanical properties - Determination of resistance to cutting by sharp objects (ISO 13997:2023); German version EN ISO 13997:2023 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN EN ISO 11610 2023-10 Standard Protective clothing - Vocabulary (ISO 11610:2023); German version EN ISO 11610:2023 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN EN 17558 2023-08 Standard Ergonomics - Ergonomics of PPE ensembles; German version EN 17558:2023 More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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