EN ISO 20345:2011 - Certified safety footwear
Specification for safety footwear for professional use: Footwear with characteristics suitable for protecting the wearer against injuries that may occur in the professional sectors for which the footwear has been designed, with toe caps for providing protection against impact, when tested at an energy level of 200 J.
- I. Footwear made from leather and other materials, excluding all-rubber or all-polymeric footwear.
- II. All-rubber or all-polymeric footwear.
Marking categories of safety shoes:
|SB||I or II|
|S2||I||As S1 plus water penetration and water absorption.|
|S3||I||As S2 plus penetration resistance and cleated outsole.|
|S4||II||Antistatic properties. Energy absorption of seat region.|
|S5||II||As S4 plus penetration resistance and cleated outsole|
|Whole footwear||Penetration resistance||P|
|Electrically insulating footwear||I|
|Heat insulation of sole complex||HI|
|Cold insulation of sole complex||CI|
|Energy absorption of seat region||E|
|Upper||Water penetration and water absorption||WRU|
|Outsole||Resistance to hot contact||HO|
Requirements for footwear resistant to slip:
|Marking of product for slip resistance properties||Symbol|
|Ceramic tile with sodium lauryl sulphate||SRA|
|Steel with glycerol||SRB|
|Ceramic tile with sodium lauryl sulphate & steel with glycerol||SRC|