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New Protective Equipment Standards for the 1st Quarter 2015

Kyle Bach

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Protective Equipment are now available:


  • ANSI Z359.14, 2014 Edition, Safety Requirements for Self-Retracting Devices for Personal Fall Arrest and Rescue Systems
  • ASTM F697, Withdrawn, No replacement, Standard Practice for Care and Use of Athletic Mouth Protectors (Withdrawn 2015)
  • ASTM F739, 2012 Edition with an Editorial Correction, Standard Test Method for Permeation of Liquids and Gases through Protective Clothing Materials under Conditions of Continuous Contact
  • ASTM F955, 2007 Edition with an Editorial Correction, Standard Test Method for Evaluating Heat Transfer through Materials for Protective Clothing Upon Contact with Molten Substances
  • ASTM F1002, 2015 Edition, Standard Performance Specification for Protective Clothing and the Materials from Which It Is Made for Use by Workers Exposed to Specific Molten Substances and Related Thermal Hazards
  • ASTM F1296, 2008 Edition Reapproved in 2015, Standard Guide for Evaluating Chemical Protective Clothing
  • ASTM F1383, 2012 Edition with an Editorial Correction, Standard Test Method for Permeation of Liquids and Gases through Protective Clothing Materials under Conditions of Intermittent Contact
  • ASTM F1930, 2015 Edition, Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Flame Resistant Clothing for Protection Against Fire Simulations Using an Instrumented Manikin
  • ASTM F1939, 2015 Edition, Standard Test Method for Radiant Heat Resistance of Flame Resistant Clothing Materials with Continuous Heating
  • ASTM F2397, 2009 Edition Reapproved in 2015, Standard Specification for Protective Headgear Used in Martial Arts
  • ASTM F2436, 2014 Edition, Standard Test Method for Measuring the Performance of Synthetic Rope Rescue Belay Systems Using a Drop Test
  • ASTM F2727, 2009 Edition Reapproved in 2014, Standard Guide for Manufacturers for Labeling Headgear Products
  • ASTM F2961, 2015 Edition, Standard Test Method for Characterizing Gripping Performance of Gloves Using a Torque Meter
  • BS EN 374-2, 2014 Edition, Protective gloves against dangerous chemicals and microorganisms. Determination of resistance to penetration
  • BS EN 61482-1-2, 2014 Edition, Live working. Protective clothing against the thermal hazards of an electric arc. Test methods. Method 2: Determination of arc protection class of material and clothing by using a constrained and directed arc (box test)
  • DIN EN 353-1, 2014 Edition, Personal fall protection equipment – Guided type fall arresters including an anchor line – Part 1: Guided type fall arresters including a rigid anchor line
  • PAS 59, Corrigendum 1 for 2014 Edition, Specification for collective fall arrest soft landing systems


For more Standards on this topic, please see our Document Center List of Standards on Protective Equipment.  It will guide you to specific lists on the subtopics you’ll find there.

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