Personal protective equipment - Ergonomic principles
|Publication Date:||1 May 2007|
|ICS Code (Protective equipment in general):||13.340.01|
|ICS Code (Ergonomics):||13.180|
This European Standard provides guidance on the generic ergonomic characteristics related to personal protective equipment (PPE). It specifies for the writers of PPE product standards, principles relating to: - anthropometric characteristics related to PPE; - the biomechanical interaction between PPE and the human body; - the thermal interaction between PPE and the human body; - the interaction between PPE and the human senses: vision; hearing; smell and taste; and skin contact. This European Standard does not cover requirements related to the specific hazard for which PPE is designed.