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1.1 This specification covers minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing, and classification of footwear designed to provide protection against a variety of workplace hazards that can potentially result in injury.
1.2 The objective of this specification is to prescribe fit, function, and performance criteria for footwear that is intended to be worn to reduce injuries.
1.3 This specification is not intended to serve as a detailed manufacturing or purchasing specification, but can be referenced in purchase contracts to ensure that minimum performance requirements are met.
1.4 Controlled laboratory tests used to determine compliance with the performance requirements of this specification shall not be deemed as establishing performance levels for all situations to which individuals may be exposed.
1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B117 Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus
F1646 Terminology Relating to Safety and Traction for Footwear
F2412 Test Methods for Foot Protection
Federal Standards29CFRPart1910.136 Personal Protective Equipment-Occupational Foot Protection
Canadian Standards Association StandardCAN/CSAZ195 Protective Footwear
ICS Number Code 13.340.50 (Leg and foot protection)