Protective clothing is worn by people working in cold storage warehouses. To ensure the best protection, the workwear must be worn as a suit (parka – dungarees, blouson – dungarees or boiler suit), including corresponding head and hand protection and steel toe-capped shoes. As part of the testing procedure in accordance with EN 342, heat insulation and permeability to air are tested.
The pictogram provides information on the level of protection. The numbers below the pictogram, e.g. 0.477 (B), indicate the measured basic heat insulation when standing and performing very, light and moderate activities. For corresponding periods of use at different ambient temperatures refer to the measured values in the following table: