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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Document number Begin Title
ISO/CD 6529 2021-10-15 Protective clothing - Protection against chemicals - Determination of resistance of protective clothing materials to permeation by liquids and gases More  Comment 
ISO 18639-4 AMD 1 2021-09-28 PPE ensembles for firefighters undertaking specific rescue activities - Part 4: Gloves - Amendment 1 More  Comment 
DIN EN ISO 22615 2021-09-27 Schutzkleidung - Leistungsanforderungen und Prüfverfahren für Schutzkleidung gegen Infektionserreger More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN ISO 21420/A1 2021-11 Protective gloves - General requirements and test methods - Amendment 1 (ISO 21420:2020/DAM 1:2021); German and English version EN ISO 21420:2020/prA1:2021 More 
DIN EN ISO 6942 2021-11 Protective clothing - Protection against heat and fire - Method of test: Evaluation of materials and material assemblies when exposed to a source of radiant heat (ISO/DIS 6942:2021); German and English version prEN ISO 6942:2021 More  Read draft and comment
DIN EN 813 2021-10 Personal fall protection equipment - Sit harnesses; German and English version prEN 813:2021 More  Read draft and comment

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New publications
Document number Edition Procedure Title
ISO 15384 AMD 1 2021-09 Standard Protective clothing for firefighters - Laboratory test methods and performance requirements for wildland firefighting clothing; Amendment 1 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN/TS 91418 2021-07 VN Warning clothing with active lighting in addition to DIN EN ISO 20471 and DIN EN 17353 - Equipment for active luminous warning clothing - Test methods and requirements; Text in German and English More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN 19430 2021-05 Standard Protective clothing - Clothing against high-pressure water jets - Requirements and test methods More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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