Live working – Electrical insulating gloves
|Publication Date:||1 July 2014|
|ICS Code (Power transmission and distribution lines):||29.240.20|
|ICS Code (Protection against electric shock. Live working):||13.260|
|ICS Code (Other electrical equipment for working in special conditions):||29.260.99|
This International Standard is applicable to electrical insulating gloves and mitts that provide protection of the worker against electric shock.
Unless otherwise stated, the use of the term "glove" includes both gloves and mitts.
This standard also covers electrical insulating gloves with additional integrated mechanical protection referred to in this document as "composite gloves".
The products designed and manufactured according to this standard contribute to the safety of the users provided they are used by skilled persons, in accordance with safe methods of work and the instructions for use.
NOTE Insulating gloves are normally to be used in conjunction with leather protector gloves to provide mechanical protection. Composite insulating gloves are normally used without over-gloves.