This document specifies requirements for knee protectors (kneeling systems (type 4)) and performance levels for use when working in a kneeling position in order to reduce injuries to the knees caused by continuous pressure and penetration. Requirements for the marking of kneeling systems and the information to be supplied by the manufacturer are given. Where protection against additional hazards is claimed, performance requirements from other standards are applicable.
This document does not apply to knee protectors which are not attached to the body in use and that are medical devices or are intended for sports and motorcycles.
Directives related to this standard.
Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC
SRPS EN 14404:2010
dnaSRPS EN 14404-6:2018
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