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STANDARD EN ISO 20347: PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT OCCUPATIONAL FOOTWEAR

This document is not an official reproduction of the standard; refer to the standards issued by AFNOR www.afnor.fr

Standard EN ISO 20347 defines the basic and additional requirements relating to work shoes.

Standard EN ISO 20344 defines the test methods for the shoes. Classification 

Description codeClassification
I Footwear made from leather and or other materials, excludingall rubber and all polymeric footwear
II Shoes made entirely of rubber or polymer

All models manufactured by ETCHE SECURITE are in class II.

Main basic requirements  

 ClassificationRequirements
Whole shoe II Watertightness
Ergonomic characteristics
Upper II Minimum thickness
Tensile resistance
Bending resistance
Sole II Minimum thickness
Abrasion resistance
Bending resistance

Standard EN 13287 defines the test methods for determining the slip resistance of footwear.

The coefficients measured are greater than:

SurfacelubricantPositionSymbol
FlatHeel
Ceramic Detergent 0.32 0.28 SRA SRC
Steel Glycerine 0.18 0.13 SRB

Additional requirements 

 ClassificationRequirementsSymbol
Whole shoe II Perforation resistance* P
Antistatic shoes A
Heel energy absorption capacity E
Ankle protection AN
Electrically insulating shoes I
Upper II Cut resistance CR
Outsole II Heat resistance (direct contact for 60 seconds at 300°C) HRO
Resistance to fuel oil FO

*Standard EN 12568 defines the requirements and test methods for midsoles. 

Marking: 

SymbolClassificationRequirements
OB II Basic requirements
O4 II OB + antistatic properties + heel energy absorption
O5 II  O4 + Perforation resistance + Studded soles

Categories O1 O2 O3 are reserved for classification I (leather shoes)