British and European Standards for Fall Protection and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

British and European Standards are produced as best practice guides for a vast array of products, including those related to safety at height and PPE.

Where applicable, all products provided by Clow Safety meet the current British and European Standards. Listed below are the ones our products adhere to:

BS EN 149:2001 Class FFP1 Respiratory protective devices. Filtering half masks to protect against particles. Reducing exposure to airborne particles by a factor of 4

BS EN 149:2001 Class FFP2 Respiratory protective devices. Filtering half masks to protect against particles. Reducing  exposure to airborne particles by a factor of 10

BS EN 166:2002 F Personal eye protection. Protection against low energy impacts

BS EN 166:2002 B Personal eye protection. Protection against medium energy impacts

BS EN 166:2002 3 Personal eye protection. Protection against liquid droplets/splashes

BS EN 166:2002 8 Personal eye protection. Protection against short circuit electric arc

BS EN 166:2002 9 Personal eye protection. Non-adherence of molten metal & resistance to penetration of hot solids

BS EN 352-1:1993 Hearing protectors. Ear-muffs. Protection against sound excesses of over 80db

BS EN 352-2:2002 Hearing protectors. Ear-plugs. Protection against sound excesses of over 80db

BS EN 353-1:2014 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - Guided type fall arresters including a rigid anchor line

BS EN 353-2:2002 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - Guided type fall arresters including a flexible anchor line

BS EN 354:2002 Personal fall protection equipment – Fall Arrest Lanyards

BS EN 355:2002 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Lanyard energy shock absorbers

BS EN 358:2000 Personal protective equipment for work positioning and prevention of falls from a height – Belts for work positioning and restraint and work positioning lanyards

BS EN 360:2002 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Retractable type fall arresters

BS EN 361:2002 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Full body harnesses

BS EN 362:2004 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Karabiners / Carabiners, hooks and other connectors

BS EN 363:2002 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - A system combination e.g. a harness together with a lanyard and an energy absorber

BS EN 374 Protection against chemicals

BS EN 388:2003 Protective gloves. Protection against mechanical risks, abrasions, cuts punctures and tearing

BS EN 397:2012 Industrial safety helmets. Protection against falling objects and possible serious injury

BS EN 420:2003 Protective gloves. General requirements and test methods. Protection against small cuts, abrasions and punctures

BS EN 813:2008 Personal fall protection equipment – work positioning, Sit harnesses

BS EN 1497:2007 Rescue equipment - Rescue harnesses.

BS EN ISO 20471:2013 High visibility clothing. Test methods and requirements