Standardisation is the process of developing and implementing technical standards.

Standardization helps to maximize safety, quality,  repeatability, etd...  It can also facilitate commoditization of formerly custom processes.

The current list of the harmonized standards of PPE can be found on the site of the EU Commission


The PPE is divided in product families, for each of the product families there are several standards. Standards are national, regional or international.e eg

  • EN = regional: for Europe
  • ISO = International
  • EN/ISO combination : applicable aswell in Europe as International.


The product families are:

  • head protection
  • respiratory protection
  • eye and face protection
  • hearing protection
  • protective clothing 
  • hand and arm protection
  • leg and foot protection
  • fall protection

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