Protective Equipment 2022/23

4 Uniform appearance due to high quality presentation tag! Precision engineering Packaging work Assembly work Industry Packaging work Transport Oil Construction Handicrafts Gardening Gardening Agriculture Forestry Winter Leisure Riding Sport Protect your hands! The hand contains 26 bones, 4 main nerves, 10 muscles and 12 main blood vessels. Their versatility is correspondingly almost unlimited: holding, pulling, gripping, turning, feeling and more… 689.656 accidents at work were recorded in Germany in 2020, in more than a third of all cases hands were involved (source: statutory German accident insurance). The construction and agriculture sectors give the most cause for concern. Gloves are personal protective equipment (PPE) and are covered by directive (EU) 2016/425, whereby EU law applies immediately and consistently in all EU countries. PPE is further divided into three categories, which aid users in selecting the correct item for their purpose. PSE (Personal Safety Equipment) categories: CAT I Minimum risks, no EU type examination required. Gloves meet the general requirements of EU Directive 2016/425 and must meet basic requirements (EN ISO 21420). CAT II Moderate mechanical risks; EU type examination as per EN388 is required at gloves. CAT III Irreversible or fatal risks; EU type examination and factory audit are required by a notified body. Area of application is made clear in explanatory diagram: Product presentation Oil

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