Standard Practice for Conformity Assessment of Protective Gloves Worn by Law Enforcement and Corrections Officers
|Publication Date:||1 June 2018|
This practice establishes the conformity assessment requirements for protective gloves worn by law enforcement and corrections officers. It was developed based on end user input regarding hazards of concern and operational requirements of officers.2
This practice provides two options for conformity assessment: (I) supplier's declaration of conformity (SDOC) and (2) certification.
This practice is intended to be used by purchasers and suppliers in the procurement of gloves that meet Specification E3109, and the purchaser is responsible for selecting either SDOC or certification.
NOTE 1-An ASTM guide is being developed to provide agencies and end users with information related to the selection, procurement, and use of protective gloves worn by law enforcement and corrections officers while on duty.
The performance, testing, labeling, documentation, and reporting requirements for SDOC and for certification are specified in Specification E3109.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use
This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee
2 Guide F3050 provides considerations for performing a risk assessment