EN 343:2019 – Protective clothing
The European Standard EN 343:2019 for protective clothing for workers in contact with hazardous substances and biological agents was published on 25th of February 2019. This standard replaces the EN 1859:2003 and provides guidance on how to protect workers from skin and respiratory exposures.
What is EN 343:2019?
EN 343:2019 is a European Standard that defines the requirements for protective clothing and equipment used in the food industry.
Food producers must ensure that their products are properly protected from potential hazards during production, handling, storage, transport, catering and presentation.
EN 343:2019 covers a wide range of subjects, including clothing requirements for food handlers, hygiene standards for food contact surfaces and cleaning methods, food packaging and labelling requirements.
What are the requirements of EN 343:2019?
There are a few things that you will need to know in order to safely work with protective clothing. First, the clothing must be designed to protect you from specific hazards. Second, the clothing must be properly fitted and adjusted so that it is secure and does not restrict your movements. Third, you must always wear eye protection and a respiratory protection device when working with protective clothing. Fourth, you must maintain knowledge of the latest safety requirements for protective clothing. Finally, you must report any injuries or incidents involving protective clothing to your supervisor or management.
To work safely with protective clothing, make sure that you understand the requirements of EN 343:2019. This document contains detailed information about the types of hazards that are protected by protective clothing, how to properly fit and adjust the clothing, and how to use safety equipment correctly. You should also keep up to date on the latest safety requirements for protective clothing. If you experience an injury or incident while working with protective clothing, be sure to report it to your supervisor or management.
What are the benefits of EN 343:2019?
Protective clothing can provide a number of benefits to workers.
One benefit of protective clothing is that it can help to protect workers from exposure to hazardous substances. Protective clothing can also protect workers from burns, cuts, and other injuries.
Protective clothing can also help to keep workers safe from ergonomic hazards. Ergonomic hazards are conditions in the workplace that can cause pain and injury. Examples of ergonomic hazards include working in a cramped space, handling heavy objects, and working at a high altitude.
Workers who wear protective clothing are less likely to suffer injuries in the workplace. Additionally, they are less likely to become sick from exposure to hazardous substances or ergonomic hazards.
Who needs EN 343:2019?
Protective clothing is not just for firefighters and soldiers anymore! It can also be a great way to protect yourself from the harmful effects of the sun.
EN 343:2019 provides guidance on the types of protective clothing that you should wear when working in outdoor environments. This includes clothing that protects you from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
UV radiation is a major cause of skin cancer, and it can also damage your eyesight. By wearing protective clothing, you can reduce your risk of these health problems.
There are many different types of protective clothing available, and you can find them at most convenience stores. Just be sure to read the instructions carefully before you start wearing the clothes.
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