International Standard
ISO 15538:2001
Protective clothing for firefighters — Laboratory test methods and performance requirements for protective clothing with a reflective outer surface
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ISO 15538:2001
Edition 1
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ISO 15538:2001
Published (Edition 1, 2001)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2024. Therefore this version remains current.

ISO 15538:2001

ISO 15538:2001
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This International Standard specifies test methods and minimum performance requirements for protective clothing

that relies upon the ability of the outer material to reflect intense radiant heat.

The clothing covered by this International Standard is intended to provide protection against flame lick and intense

radiant heat and it should be worn for short periods only.

Subject to a risk assessment, this type of clothing may also be used for certain industrial and other applications.

Subject to a risk assessment, other types of protective clothing, for example clothing complying with the

requirements of ISO 11613, may be used for the types of firefighting and industrial applications envisaged by this

International Standard in conjunction with appropriate protection for the head, face, hands and feet as well as

suitable respiratory protection.

This International Standard does not consider requirements for the protection of the head (including the face),

hands and feet other than those specified in 4.2 and 4.3. Any other requirements specific to the protection of head

(including the face), hands and feet required by the user should be determined by a risk assessment and specified.

General information

  •  : Published
     : 2001-10
    : International Standard confirmed [90.93]
  •  : 1
     : 12
  • ISO/TC 94/SC 14
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