Vägledning vid val, användning, skötsel och underhåll av kläder till skydd mot dåligt väder, vind och kyla
This document provides guidance to the employers or persons advising them such as suppliers of PPE or services, inspection, insurance companies etc.) in taking the necessary decisions regarding the selection, use, care and maintenance of protective clothing against foul weather, wind and cold, and is compliant with the applicable European legislation.
This document is not exhaustive in addressing all the safety concerns associated with the use of compliant protective equipment for protection against foul weather, wind and cold and other related risks.
This document does not address all the safety concerns, if any, associated with the use of this document by testing or repair facilities. It is the responsibility of the persons and organizations using this document and any other documents related to PPE:
— to conduct a risk assessment,
— to select the protective clothing and other PPE,
— to ensure that these provide a holistic protection; this can be achieved by not only assessing the risks, but also the work place and the work environment, and to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to using this document for any designing, manufacturing, and testing.