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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?


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New projects
Document number Begin Title
DIN EN ISO 21420/A1 2021-06-21 Schutzhandschuhe — Allgemeine Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren More  Comment 
ISO 21420 AMD 1 2021-06-16 Protective gloves - General requirements and test methods - Amendment 1 More  Comment 
ISO/AWI 374-1 2021-06-16 Protective gloves against dangerous chemicals and micro-organisms - Part 1: Terminology and performance requirements for chemical risks More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN 17487 2021-08 Protective clothing - Garments with permethrin as-treated articles supporting the protection against tick bites; German and English version prEN 17487:2021 More 
DIN EN 659 2021-08 Protective gloves for firefighters; German and English version prEN 659:2021 More 
DIN EN 17673 2021-07 Protective clothing - Protection against heat and flame - Requirements and test methods for garments with integrated smart textiles and non textile elements; German and English version prEN 17673:2021 More  Read draft and comment

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New publications
Document number Edition Procedure Title
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
DIN EN ISO 19918 2021-05 Standard Protective clothing - Protection against chemicals - Measurement of cumulative permeation of chemicals with low vapour pressure through materials (ISO 19918:2017 + Amd 1:2021); German version EN ISO 19918:2017 + A1:2021 More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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Documents withdrawn without replacement
Document number Deadline for comments Title
DIN 32781 2021-06-30 Protective clothing - Protective suits against pesticides More  Comment 

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