ASTM-F2412 › Standard Test Methods for Foot Protection
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1.1 These test methods measure the resistance of footwear to a variety of hazards that can potentially result in injury.
1.2 These test methods may be used to test for compliance to minimum performance requirements in established safety standards.
1.2.1 By agreement between the purchaser and the supplier, or as required by established safety standards, these test methods can be used to determine any one, or all of the following: (1) impact resistance (I), (2) compression resistance (C), (3) metatarsal impact resistance (Mt), (4) resistance to electrical conductivity (Cd), (5) resistance to electric hazard (EH), (6) static dissipative performance (SD), and (7) puncture resistance (PR).
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
chain saw protection; conductive footwear; dielectric; electric shock resistance (EH); foot protection; impact resistance; metatarsal protection; protective footwear; puncture resistance; safety footwear electrical hazard; static dissipative (ESD; ICS Number Code 13.340.50 (Leg and foot protection)
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Aug. 15, 2011