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 Ergonomics General


Product information

Language: English

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

International title: Personal protective equipment - Ergonomic principles

Article no: STD-60996

Edition: 1

Approved: 5/16/2007

No of pages: 30