Certifications

MASCOT’s own quality label, TESTED TO WORK, is not an international standard, but is MASCOT's quality stamp that guarantees you a proven product. It means that both the fabric and the suppliers are quality assured. It also means that the product has been produced under good working conditions and with numerous checks along the way. The product has also undergone wearer trials before we put it into production. And, we've checked that it has the right features for your daily work. All this and much more is what TESTED TO WORK stands for. It is your guarantee of quality!

Workwear

MASCOT’s workwear is certified according to high international standards. Here, you can learn more about the various certifications to make sure that you have the correct workwear for your working conditions.

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EN ISO 20471

EN ISO 20471 - High visibility clothing

The class designation (the X next to the symbol) indicates the class in relation to how well the product is able to protect the user. The highest class that can be achieved is class three. Clothing that is combined as an outfit can be classified according to a higher protection class than an item of clothing used on its own. The highest possible class is specified on the label of the garment. Clothing certified in accordance with EN ISO 20471 are tested after washing. Unless otherwise stated on the clothing label, the material has been tested after five washing cycles.

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EN 17353 - Workwear with enhanced visibility

EN 17353 is an EU standard that imposes requirements on enhanced visibility workwear for employees who are working in medium to high risk areas. Workwear that is certified in accordance with 17353 is suitable for employees who need to be seen but who do not work in a place for which the risk analysis of the working area means that they must wear personal protection clothing that is certified according to EN ISO 20471.

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EN 342

EN 342 - Protection against the cold

The best way to protect yourself from the cold is to use workwear that is certified in accordance with EN 342. In order to obtain maximum protection, your workwear should be kept dry and tight around openings, such as the cuffs. Each individual product is classified in accordance with different values: thermal insulation value, degree of air permeability and, if applicable, waterproofness (WP). The higher the insulation value, the better the protection. The insulation value is stated by the product. Air permeability is stated as a pictogram and is graded from 1–3 with three being the highest.

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EN 343 - X|X|X

EN 343:2019

When a job needs to be done whatever the weather, it is important to be properly dressed. EN 343 is used to add different values to clothing that protects against the rain. Next to the symbol are three values. The first value indicates the product's waterproofness, while the middle value refers to the breathability of the overall product. Both values are divided into classes from 1–4, with four indicating the highest class. The third value is an optional test of the finished product to test the impact of rainfall from above. R indicates that the product has been tested, while X indicates that the product has not been tested.

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EN 343

EN 343 - Breathable, wind and waterproof clothing

When there is a job that needs to be done whatever the weather, it is important to be properly dressed. EN 343 is a European standard for protective clothing. Look for EN 343 certification if you want guaranteed comfort even when it is windy and raining. You will find two values beside the symbol for EN 343. The first value indicates waterproofness. The second value indicates the breathability of the product. Both values are divided into classes from 1–3, with three indicating the highest class in both cases.

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EN ISO 11611

EN ISO 11611 - Protection when welding

This standard specifies the minimum requirements for protective clothing used when welding or performing similar processes with comparable risks. There are two classes, one and two, with class two being the highest (= the best level of protection).

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EN ISO 11612

EN ISO 11612 - Protection against heat and flame

Clothing that protects against heat and flames. This standard describes overalls made from a flexible fabric which are designed to protect the user's body, except the hands, from heat and/or flames. With the exception of hats and gaiters, garments for the protection of the head, hands or feet are not covered. The standard is divided into six indices: A1-A2, B1-B3, C1-C4, D1-D3, E1-E3 and F1-F3). The higher the value, the better the protection attained.

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EN ISO 14116

EN ISO 14116 - Protection against heat and flame

This standard specifies the performance requirements for materials, material combinations and items of protective clothing with limited flame spread properties in order to reduce the likelihood of the clothing catching fire and thereby constituting a hazard. The standard indicates the protection as a class between one and three, where three represents the best protection.

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EN 61482-2

EN 61482-2 - Live working

Clothing that protects against the thermal hazards of an electric arc. EN 61482-2 certification contains two test methods. The first test method (EN IEC 61482-1-1, open electric arc test) tests the fabric and garment in order to determine the ATPV/EBT value of the clothing. The second method (EN 61482-1-2, the box test) determines the electric arc protection class of the fabric and the garment through the use of a forced and controlled electric arc. There are two different classes, with class two being the highest and offering the best protection.

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EN 1149-3/5

EN 1149-3/5 - Protective clothing with electrostatic properties

Protective clothing with electrostatic properties. Here, you can read about protective clothing with electrostatic properties. The EN 1149-5 (testing method EN 1149-3) certification is for your safety.
EN 1149-3 - electrical discharge.
This standard describes the breakdown of electrostatic charges from the surface of the clothing materials.
EN 1149-5 - materials performance and design
This standard describes the requirements for the materials and design of electrostatic dissipative protective clothing which is used as part of a grounded system to prevent incendiary discharges.

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EN 13034 (Type 6)

EN 13034 (Type 6) - Protective clothing against liquid chemicals

This standard describes the performance requirements for chemical protective clothing that provides limited protection against liquid chemicals (type six and type PB [6] equipment). Chemical protective clothing with a limited performance ability is intended for use in the event of potential exposure to low volume splashes, fluid dispersion or spray with low pressure and volume.

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EN 13758-2 UPF 40+

EN 13758-2 UPF 40+ - Properties that protect against UV rays

A product certified in accordance with EN 13758-2 provides documented protection against the sun's harmful UVA and UVB rays. The products are labelled with an Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF value), which corresponds to the protection capability. The protection capability is reduced if, for example, the product becomes worn out over time, the care instructions are not followed or if the clothing becomes wet. The only UPF that clothing can be labelled with is UPF 40+.

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Safety footwear

At MASCOT, we offer complete safety. That's why you will find safety footwear that is certified according to different safety classes. The safety class depends on the level of safety features the user expect the footwear to meet. In addition to the requirement of safety class in question, all of MASCOT's safety footwear is equipped with anti-slip soles, an ergonomic fit, anti-static properties and excellent shock-absorption.

Certifications and safety classes

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EN ISO 20345

EN ISO 20345

EN ISO 20345 is a European standard for safety footwear that ensures that safety shoes, boots and sandals conform to the necessary requirements of working in areas where safety is a high priority. All safety footwear from MASCOT® FOOTWEAR is certified in accordance with EN ISO 20345.

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EN ISO 20347

EN ISO 20347

EN ISO 20347 is a European standard for footwear without toe caps for commercial use. The standard covers footwear with certified slip-resistant properties, which is shock-absorbing and breathable, as well as stabilising. MASCOT's range includes footwear that is certified in accordance with EN ISO 20347, with the highest standard in slip resistance (SRC).

Safety Class S5

Safety class SB-P

Full safety: Safety footwear with nail protection and toe cap.
Options: Safety footwear which meets the minimum requirements for certification under EN ISO 20345. The footwear is slip resistant, shock absorbing and features both nail protection and toe cap.

Safety Class S1

Safety Class S1

Full safety: Shoes, sandals and boots with toe cap. Not water-repellent.
Options: A wide assortment of footwear with diffferent closure systems. Safety footwear with toe cap, slip resistant and anti-static soles, and a closed heel.

Safety Class S1P

Safety Class S1P

Full safety: Shoes and boots with midsole and toe cap. Not water resistant.
Options: A very wide range, both with and without scuff caps, different closure systems, many shoes and sandals, as well as a boot option, several widths including a selection of women's models, in different materials. Always with high walking comfort.
Especially worn by: Workers in need of particularly sturdy footwear for use indoors, summer use or occasional outdoor use year round.

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Safety Class S2

Safety Class S2

Full safety: Safety footwear with toe cap. Water-repellent.
Options: Safety footwear with toe cap, slip resistant and anti-static soles and a closed heel. Water-repellent according to EN ISO 20345.

Safety Class S3

Safety Class S3

Full safety: Water-repellent / waterproof shoes and boots with midsole and toe cap
Options: A very wide range, both with and without scuff caps, different closure systems, shoes and boots, waterproof or water repellent, in various materials. Some with Vibram® soles and heat resistant up to 300 ° C. Always with high walking comfort.
Especially worn by: Outdoor workers who need special sturdy footwear that is also suitable in keeping out the rain. Shoes and boots with scuff caps are mainly worn by people who frequently work on their knees.

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Safety Class S4

Safety Class S4

Full safety: Safety footwear with slip resistant soles and toe cap. Water-repellent according to EN ISO 20345.
Options: Boots with toe cap, shock absorbing and anti-static soles. Slip resistant according to SRC. Water-repellent.

Safety Class S5

Safety Class S5

Full safety: Safety footwear with nail protection and toe cap. Water-repellent.
Options: Boots with safety. With toe cap, nail protection and shock absorbing, slip resistant and anti-static soles. Footwear with a profile depth of more than 2.5 mm. Water-repellent according to EN ISO 20345.

ESD approved

ESD approved

Footwear with an ESD label avoid electrostatic charging and are able to conduct away controlled static electricity from the body. This will avoid damages to, for example, sensitive electronic components.

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Ultra Slip Resistant Sole

Ultra Slip Resistant Sole

Excellent traction with ultra slip resistant soles. Approved by both SRA (tested with soap on ceramics) and SRB (tested with glycerol on steel), which automatically achieves the best standard for slip-resistant soles, SRC.

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