DIN Standards Committee Personal Protective Equipment
DIN EN ISO 20344
Personal protective equipment - Test methods for footwear (ISO 20344:2011); German version EN ISO 20344:2011
Persönliche Schutzausrüstung - Prüfverfahren für Schuhe (ISO 20344:2011); Deutsche Fassung EN ISO 20344:2011
DIN EN ISO 20344 specifies methods for testing footwear designed as personal protective equipment (PPE). This includes test methods for whole footwear as well as test methods for individual components (upper, lining, tongue, insole, insock and outsole). It has been prepared by CEN/TC 161 "Foot and leg protectors", the secretariat of which is held by BSI (United Kingdom), in collaboration with ISO/TC 94 "Personal safety - Protective clothing and equipment". The committee responsible for the German version is Working Committee NA 075-04-01 AA "Fuß- und Beinschutz" ("Foot and leg protectors") at NPS.