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Document ID (ISN)27310
CIS number 77-1109
ISSN - Serial title 0010-244X - Cahiers des Comités de prévention du bâtiment et des travaux publics
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Title Safety footwear
Original title Chaussures de sécurité. [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep.-Oct. 1976, No.5, p.242-249. Illus.
Abstract Specifications for granting of a Building Safety Board (Office Bâtiment Sécurité: OBS) label to manufacturers of safety footwear, generally ankle length, for the construction industry. Points covered: required characteristics, and testing and measurement method for puncture-proof soles and toecaps; characteristics of outsole; ankle protection; resistance to water and steam; label inscription.
Descriptors (primary) safety footwear; compliance tests; construction industry
Descriptors (secondary) impact strength; penetration resistance; bending strength; equipment testing; toe caps; penetration-resistant soles; wear testing; compressive strength
Document type -
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
Foot and leg protection
Labour inspection