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Thursday, October 18, 2018



List of harmonized standards personal protective equipment


Date Reference Title


2018/C 282/01

Commission communication in the framework of the implementation of the Council Directive 89/686/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to personal protective equipment
(Publication of titles and references of harmonised standards under Union harmonisation legislation)




Standards updates


Below a summary table with some recent standards updates (non-exhaustive):

(*) Date of availability:  date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat.

Reference Title Date of Availability (*)

EN 50321-1:2018 /AC-08

Live working - Footwear for electrical protection - Insulating footwear and overboots


EN 1073-1:2016 +A1:2018

Protective clothing against solid airborne particles including radioactive contamination - Part 1: Requirements and test methods for compressed air line ventilated protective clothing, protecting the body and the respiratory tract





Practical guides for personal protective equipment

Practical guides for personal protective equipment

During this summer, the Direction Générale de la Concurrence, de la Consommation et de la Répression des Fraudes (DGCCRF) has published a guide about  Personal Protective Equipment below (in French):

Personal Protective Equipment