EN 166, 167, 168

EN166Safety frames and Personal eye protectors

EN167 and EN168Optical tests and Non-optical tests on personal eye protection devices



European Standard - EN 166:2001

Eye & Face Protection

EN166 is the core technical standard to which all PPE involved in protecting the eyes or face must be approved. Within the standard, there are numerous levels of compliance, depending on the end use of the piece of equipment in question.



European Standard - EN 167:2002

Personal eye-protection — Optical test methods

This European Standard specifies optical test methods for eye-protectors, the requirements for which are contained in other ENs.

Alternative methods may be used if shown to be equivalent.

Non-optical test methods are given in EN 168.

Specifications are given in EN 166.

A definition of terms is given in EN 165.



European Standard - EN 168:2002

Personal eye-protection — Non-optical test methods

This European Standard specifies optical test methods for eye-protectors, the requirements for which are contained in other ENs.

Alternative methods may be used if shown to be equivalent.

Non-optical test methods are given in EN 168.

Specifications are given in EN 166.

A definition of terms is given in EN 165.