Withdrawn from 04.01.2007
This European Standard specifies materials, design, performance requirements, test methods and marking requirements for personal mesh eye protectors against mechanical and/or thermal hazards for industrial and non-industrial use. Such equipment includes : a) mesh goggles and mesh spectacles; b) mesh visors for forestry work and /or trimming or gardening or park work for combination with or without safety helmets ; c) mesh visors for combination with safety helmets or brow guards as used for example, in steel works and foundries. This standard is not applicable to mesh eye protectors for protection against molten metal splash, hot solid risks or electrical hazard. Mesh eye protectors as for use in sports as ice hockey and fencing are excluded from this standard.