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TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Giffard Newton footwear has been tested and accredited to the EEC Directive for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Directive No. 89/686/EEC and carries the CE mark accordingly. Where appropriate, our products are certified to EN ISO 20345. The fire boots meet EN15090:2012.

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Toe Protection

EN ISO 20345:2007 and 20345:2011 Impact 200 joules. Compression 15,000 Newtons. Additional protection can be provided where applicable, this is identified on the product by the use of a marking code as listed:

  • SB Safety basic
  • SBP SB + penetration resistance
  • S1 SB + antistatic and energy absorbent heel
  • S1P S1 + penetration resistance
  • S2 S1 + water resistant leather
  • S3 S2 + penetration resistance
  • P Penetration resistance
  • A Antistatic
  • H1 Insulation against heat
  • C1 Insulation against cold
  • E Energy absorption of the heel
  • WRU Water penetration and absorption of the upper
  • HRO Resistant to hot contact 300°C of the outsole
  • CR Cut resistance of the upper
  • AN Ankle protection
  • SRA Slip resistance on Ceramic tile floor with SLS*
  • SRB Slip resistance on Steel floor with glycerol
  • SRC SRA + SRB
  • *SLS=Sodium Lauryl Sulphate Solution 
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