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AS 2210.3:2019


Personal protective equipment, Part 3: Safety footwear (ISO 20345:2011, MOD)

The objective of this Standard is to specify basic and additional (optional) requirements for safety footwear used for general purpose. It includes, for example, mechanical risks, slip resistance, thermal risks, ergonomic behaviour.
Published: 14/05/2019
Pages: 36
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Table of contents
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Classification and designs
5 Basic requirements for safety footwear
5.1 General
5.2 Design
5.2.1 General
5.2.2 Height of upper
5.2.3 Seat region
5.3 Whole footwear
5.3.1 Sole performance Construction Upper/outsole bond strength
5.3.2 Toe protection General Internal length of toecaps Impact resistance of safety footwear Compression resistance of safety footwear Behaviour of toecaps Corrosion resistance of metallic toecaps Non-metallic toecaps
5.3.3 Leakproofness
5.3.4 Specific ergonomic features
5.3.5 Slip resistance requirement General Slip resistance on ceramic tile floor with sodium lauryl sulphate (NaLS) solution Slip resistance on steel floor with glycerine Slip resistance on ceramic tile floor with NaLS and on steel floor with glycerine
5.3.6 Innocuousness
5.4 Upper
5.4.1 General
5.4.2 Thickness
5.4.3 Tear strength
5.4.4 Tensile properties
5.4.5 Flexing resistance
5.4.6 Water vapour permeability and coefficient
5.4.7 pH value
5.4.8 Hydrolysis
5.4.9 Chromium VI content
5.5 Vamp and quarter lining
5.5.1 Tear strength
5.5.2 Abrasion resistance
5.5.3 Water vapour permeability and coefficient
5.5.4 pH value
5.5.5 Chromium VI content
5.6 Tongue
5.6.1 Tear strength
5.6.2 pH value
5.6.3 Chromium VI content
5.7 Insole and insock
5.7.1 Thickness
5.7.2 pH value
5.7.3 Water absorption and desorption
5.7.4 Abrasion resistance Insoles Insocks
5.7.5 Chromium VI content
5.8 Outsole
5.8.1 Design Thickness Cleated area Cleat height
5.8.2 Tear strength
5.8.3 Abrasion resistance
5.8.4 Flexing resistance
5.8.5 Hydrolysis
5.8.6 Interlayer bond strength
6 Additional requirements for safety footwear
6.1 General
6.2 Whole footwear
6.2.1 Penetration resistance Determination of penetration force Metallic anti-penetration insert Non-metallic anti-penetration insert Construction Dimensions Flex resistance of penetration-resistant inserts Behaviour of penetration-resistant inserts Corrosion resistance of penetration-resistant metallic inserts Penetration-resistant non-metallic inserts
6.2.2 Electrical properties Conductive footwear Antistatic footwear Electrically insulating footwear
6.2.3 Resistance to inimical environments Heat insulation of sole complex Cold insulation of sole complex
6.2.4 Energy absorption of seat region
6.2.5 Water resistance
6.2.6 Metatarsal protection Construction Impact resistance of metatarsal protective device
6.2.7 Ankle protection
6.2.8 Cut resistance footwear Design Construction Resistance to cutting Penetration resistance
6.3 Upper — Water penetration and absorption
6.4 Outsole
6.4.1 Resistance to hot contact
6.4.2 Resistance to fuel oil
7 Marking
8 Information to be supplied
8.1 General
8.2 Electrical properties
8.2.1 Conductive footwear
8.2.2 Antistatic footwear
8.3 Insocks
Annex A
A.1 General
A.2 Height
A.3 Area A
A.4 Area B
A.5 Water resistance
Appendix ZZ
ZZ1 Scope
ZZ2 Variations
Appendix ZA
ZA1 Scope
ZA2 Initial type testing
ZA3 Factory production control (Batch testing)
Cited references in this standard
Content history
DR AS 2210.3:2018