Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 13921:2007

Personal protective equipment - Ergonomic principles

Status: Valid

Scope
This European Standard provides guidance on the generic ergonomic characteristics related to personal protective equipment (PPE). It presents 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.

Subjects

Anthropomerty and biomechanics (12.050) Ergonomics (13.180) General (13.340.01)


Product information

Language: English

Written by: Belastningsergonomi, SIS/TK 380/AG 01

International title:

Article no: STD-60996

Edition: 1

Approved: 5/16/2007

No of pages: 30