EN388:2016 – Mechanical Hazards
Protection against mechanical hazards in respect of physical and mechanical stress caused by abrasion, blade cut, tear and puncture.
2 = Abrasion (Performance Index 1-4)
1 = Blade Cut* (Performance Index 1-5)
2 = Tear (Performance Index 1-4)
1 = Puncture (Performance Index 1-4)
X= Cut (EN ISO 13997)
Where 1 is the lowest and X indicates no rating
*Gloves should not be used when working with serrated blades.