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BASIC CATEGORY OF SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL FOOTWEAR

FOOTWEAR CLASSIFICATION ACCORDING TO PROTECTION LEVEL

CATEGORY MAKING

EN ISO 20347 occupational footwear

OB

01

02

03

04

05

EN ISO 20345 safety footwear protection of toe against impact upto 200J and compression force of 15 kn

S1

SB

S2

S3

S4

S5

SYMBOL

COVER RISKS

basic requirement

closed heel part

E

energy absorption in heel area

A

antistatic properties

wru

upper part resistant to penetration and absorption of water

P

protection of outsole complex against puncture

sole with out sole pattern

CI

insole of outsole complex against cold

HI

insole of outsole complex against heat

HRO

outsoke resistance against contact heat

WR

footwear resistance to water

FO

outsole resistance to fuel (valid only for work footwear)

to be market OB, one more requirement from those for complete footwear E,A,P,CI,HI,WR is required to be fulfilled.

X=necessary, basic requirement, it must be fulfilled for specific category. O = not neccessary, additional requirement , according to client’s requirement.

EN ISO 20347:2004, EN ISO 20345:2004, dedicated to a product ,guarantees the quality level defined by the European standards.

If the footwear does not contain additional marking, protection against such risks is not included.

EN ISO 20344 - Testing methods for Safety, protective and work footwear.
EN ISO 20345 - Safety footwear (marking "SB, S1-S5") with a toe cap resistant against 200 J impact and 15 KN pressure.
EN ISO 20346 - Protective footwear (marking "PB,P-P") with a toe cap resistant against 200 J impact and 10 KN pressure.
EN ISO 20347 - Occupational footwear (marking "OB, 01-05")this footwear that does not contain any protective toe cap.
EN ISO 20321 - Electrical insulating footwear for work in low voltage environment