EN342 Ensembles and Garments for Protection Against Cold
Workwear Clothing Certification Explained
The EN 342:2004 standard related to clothing designed for protection in cold environments ranging from chill (-5°C) through to cold store (-25°C) to deep freeze (-40°C).
The EN342 standard is determined by four parameters (a,b,c,d) all detailed below:
The standard does not contain any specific requirements for head, hand or foot protection. however, sufficient protection must be worn along with a thermal base layer for this certification to apply.