BS EN 1486:2007 - Protective clothing for fire-fighters. Test methods and requirements for reflective clothing for specialized fire-fighting

BS EN 1486:2007

Protective clothing for fire-fighters. Test methods and requirements for reflective clothing for specialized fire-fighting

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : March 2008



This European Standard considers requirements for the protection of the whole body including head, hands and feet. Clothing for head and feet according to this European Standard, however, may only provide sufficient protection when worn together with such basic PPE specified in the relevant standards as noted in paragraphs 4.2 and 4.4 of this European Standard. This European Standard specifies test methods and minimum performance requirements for reflective protective clothing used in specialised fire-fighting. This clothing provides protection against flame lick and intense radiant heat and is worn for short periods only, to enable the fire-fighter to enter specific high-risk fire-fighting and fire rescue situations which also require the use of breathing apparatus. This European Standard only covers protective clothing that relies upon the ability of the outer material to reflect intense radiant heat. This type of reflective clothing may also be used for industrial applications involving high levels of radiant heat. The reflective clothing specified in this European Standard is not covered in EN 469.

Standard NumberBS EN 1486:2007
TitleProtective clothing for fire-fighters. Test methods and requirements for reflective clothing for specialized fire-fighting
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date31 March 2008
Confirm Date10 November 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 13934-2:1999, ISO 13938-1:1999, EN 420:2003, ISO 13935-2:1999, ISO 13934-1:1999, EN 166:2001, ISO 17493:2016, EN 171:2002, EN 136:1998, ISO 7000, ISO 4674-1:2003, EN 25077, EN 14052, EN ISO 13934-2, EN ISO 15025, EN 24920, EN ISO 6942, ISO 17493, EN ISO 13934-1, EN 443, EN ISO 4674-1:2003, ISO 20345:2004, EN 15090, ISO 5077:1984, EN ISO 20345, EN ISO 1421:1998, EN 367, EN ISO 13938-1, EN 702, ISO 1421:1998, EN 340, ISO 6942:2002, EN 397, EN ISO 13935-2, ISO 15025:2000
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 3175-2:1998, 89/686/EEC, EN 531, EN ISO 15797, EN 469, EN 20811, EN ISO 6330, prEN ISO 13506, ISO 15797:2002, ISO/DIS 13506:2004, EN 15614, ISO 6330:2000, EN ISO 3175-2
ReplacesBS EN 1486:1997
International RelationshipsEN 1486:2007
Draft Superseded By03/117128 DC
DescriptorsThermal resistance, Safety measures, Flame-spread classifications, Reflective materials, Firefighting personnel, Protective clothing, Marking, Heat-resistant materials, Performance, Convection, Design, Graphic symbols, Occupational safety, Fire-resistant materials, Dimensional changes, Heat conduction, Protective suits, Heat transfer, Strength of materials, Tensile strength, Firefighting, Ergonomics
Title in FrenchVêtements de protection pour sapeurs-pompiers. Méthodes d'essai et exigences relatives aux vêtements réfléchissants pour opérations spéciales de lutte contre l'incendie
Title in GermanSchutzkleidung für die Feuerwehr. Prüfverfahren und Anforderungen für reflektierende Kleidung für die spezielle Brandbekämpfung
ISBN978 0 580 53944 2
File Size368 KB

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