Certifications & Standards
- BS 8617:2019
This standard establishes a programme for cleaning, maintenance and repair of various elements of firefighters’ PPE, to reduce the potential health and safety risks associated with poorly maintained contaminated of damaged equipment.
- EN 407
Protective gloves against thermal risks. This Standard gives the test methods of protective gloves that shall protect against heat and fire.
- EN 443
Standard for firefighting helmets. Firefighter helmet for use in buildings and other structures
- EN 14458
The stand for personal eye-equipment. High performance visors intended only for use with protective helmets
- EN 16473
The standard for firefighter helmets. Helmets intended for technical rescue.
- EN 16471
The standard for firefighter helmets for wildland fire fighting.
- EN 12492
Standard for mountaineering helmets. For working at height and protection against impact.
- EN 397
Standard for helmets. Protection against falling objects.
- EN 13911
Protective clothing for firefighters. Requirements and test methods for fire hoods for firefighters
- EN ISO 11611
Protective clothing for use in welding and allied processes.
- EN ISO 11612
Protective clothing. clothing to protect against heat and flame.
- EN 1149-5
Protective clothing. Electrostatic properties. The European Standard for garments that protect against electrostatic discharge in areas where there is a risk of explosion (ATEX Environments) such as petrochemical refineries and fuel distribution companies.
- IEC 61482-1-2
Protective clothing against the thermal hazards of an electric arc.
- EN 15090
Protective footwear for firefighters.
- EN 17249
Safety footwear with resistance to chain saw cutting.
- EN 20345
Safety footwear. specifies basic and additional requirements for safety footwear used for general purpose.
- EN 50321
Footwear for electrical protection. Insulating footwear.
- EN 659
Minimum performance requirements for protective gloves for firefighters. Applies to gloves used for normal firefighting.
- EN 420
EN 420 is used in reference to other standards. It can be called up as appropriate but can not be used alone.
- EN 388
Gloves for protection against mechanical risks. This specifies the requirements for protective gloves against mechanical risks. Abrasion, blade cut, tear and puncture.
- EN 343
EN343 certified products are able to demonstrate a level of waterproofness and water vapour resistance in line with the European standard. Tests are done on the seams and outer material.
- EN 15614
This European standard gives the minimum requirements which must be followed by protective clothing designed for use when wildland firefighting. Wildland firefighters often work for extended periods of times in summer temperatures. The standard pays attention to weight and flexibility, to reduce the risk of heat stress, as well as fire resistance.
- EN 469:2005
EN469 is the European Standard which provides minimum performance requirements for protective clothing for firefighters, whilst fighting fires. There are two levels of EN469: Level 1 and level 2. Level 1 is the lower of the two. All of our EN469 certifies products meet level 2.
- MED Approved
MED, or, the Marine Equipment Directive, was created to enhance safety at sea. All equipment on EU ships must be approved by the MED.