BS EN 61204-7:2006 - Live working. Conductive clothing. Safety requirements

BS EN 61204-7:2006

Live working. Conductive clothing. Safety requirements

Status : Current, Superseded, Work in hand   Published : December 2006 Replaced By : BS EN IEC 61204-7:2018



IEC 60895:2020 is applicable to conductive clothing, worn during live working (especially bare-hand working) on AC and DC electrical installations, to provide electrical continuity between all parts of the clothing and a reduction of electric field inside the clothing. This document is applicable to conductive clothing assembled from a conductive garment (jackets and trousers or coveralls forming a one-piece garment) and from conductive component parts (gloves, hoods or helmets, shoes or boots, overshoe socks and socks) in electrical systems with nominal voltage up to 1 000 kV AC and up to ±800 kV DC. This document does not indicate values of protection from the effects of the electric arc, because any value indicated would not guarantee the necessary protection from the effects of electric arcs, or the operator would need to wear very heavy and rigid conductive clothing, which would not allow the execution of the work in safety. The products designed and manufactured according to this document contribute to the safety of the users provided they are used by persons trained for the work, in accordance with the live working methods and the instructions for use. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition, published in 2002. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: a) increase of the use up to 1 000 kV AC and ±800 kV DC; b) introduction of two classes of conductive clothing with different electrical requirements; c) revision of the electrical requirements of conductive clothing; d) definition of specific resistance values for each component part of the conductive clothing; e) introduction of conductive helmet and conductive scarf as component parts of conductive clothing; f) introduction of mechanical requirements and new tests for fabrics; g) update of the cleaning test procedures; h) revision of the efficiency test of the conductive clothing to improve the feasibility and repeatability; i) preparation of the elements of classification of defects, and general application of IEC 61318:2007; j) the normative Annex B for the classification of tests has been replaced by normative Annex C for the general type tests procedure, the normative Annex D for the classification of defects and the informative Annex E providing the justification for the classification of defects; k) the normative Annex C on sampling procedure has been deleted (not applicable according to IEC 61318:2007); l) modification of the recommended frequency of the periodic tests.

Standard NumberBS EN 61204-7:2006
TitleLive working. Conductive clothing. Safety requirements
StatusCurrent, Superseded, Work in hand
Publication Date29 December 2006
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 15797, ISO 3175 (series), ISO 12947-2, ISO 13938-1, ISO 3175, EN ISO 3175 (series), EN ISO 6330, EN 61477, EN ISO 12947-2, EN ISO 12947-1, EN ISO 13937-2, EN ISO 13938-1, EN 61318, ISO 13937-2, IEC 61318, IEC 61477, ISO 12947-1, ISO 6330, IEC 60417, EN ISO 15797, EN 60212:2011, IEC 60212:2010
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60456:2010, EN 60743:2013, EN 60456:2016, IEC 60743:2013, IEC 60050-651, IEEE 1067
Replaced ByBS EN IEC 61204-7:2018
International RelationshipsIEC 60895:2020,EN IEC 60895:2020,EN 61204-7:2006/A11:2009
Amended ByAmendment, October 2009
Draft Superseded By08/30191902 DC14/30302407 DC
DescriptorsElectric power systems, Electronic power supplies, Low voltage, Health and safety requirements, Electrical safety, Direct current, Safety measures, Electrical equipment, Hazards, Electronic equipment and components, Low-voltage equipment
Title in FrenchTravaux sous tension – Vêtements conducteurs
Title in GermanArbeiten unter Spannung - Leitfähige Kleidung
ISBN978 0 580 65045 1
File Size2.371 MB

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