Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 8: Entertainment audio earmuffs

This European Standard is applicable to entertainment audio ear-muffs. It specifies requirements on construction, design, performance, marking and user information relating to the inclusion of the entertainment audio facility.

Gehörschützer - Sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen - Teil 8: Kapselgehörschützer mit Audiounterhaltungseingang

Dieses Dokument ist anzuwenden für Kapselgehörschützer mit Audiounterhaltungseingang. Es legt für die Integration der Tonwiedergabeeinrichtung für Unterhaltungszwecke Anforderungen hinsichtlich Konstruktion, Gestaltung, Leistung, Kennzeichnung und Benutzerinformationen fest.
Kapselgehörschützer mit Audiounterhaltungseingang sind mit einem drahtgebundenen oder drahtlosen System ausgestattet, über das Audioinhalte zu Unterhaltungszwecken wiedergegeben werden können. Sie können einen Rundfunkempfänger oder Musik-Player enthalten oder über einen Audioeingang für externe Geräte verfügen.
Außerdem bieten sie die Möglichkeit, Warnsignale oder Warnmeldungen zu übermitteln. Durch die Produktnormen wird eine Begrenzung für den erzeugten Schalldruckpegel am Ohr festgelegt.
Das Audiosignal für Unterhaltungszwecke kann mittels Funk (Rundfunk oder lokaler Werkssender) oder drahtgebunden oder durch andere Kommunikationssysteme, z. B. Bluetooth, übertragen werden.

Protecteurs individuels contre le bruit - Exigences de sécurité et essais - Partie 8 : Serre-tête avec entrée audio pour le divertissement

La présente Norme européenne est applicable aux serre-tête audio pour le divertissement. Elle spécifie les exigences en matière de construction, de conception, de performances et de marquage ainsi que les informations destinées à l’utilisateur pour ce qui concerne l’incorporation du dispositif audio pour le divertissement

Varovala sluha - Varnostne zahteve - 8. del: Naušniki z avdio vhodom za namen razvedrila

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18-Nov-2020
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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
SIST EN 352-8:2021
01-maj-2021
Nadomešča:
SIST EN 352-8:2008
Varovala sluha - Varnostne zahteve - 8. del: Naušniki z avdio vhodom za namen
razvedrila
Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 8: Entertainment audio earmuffs
Gehörschützer - Sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfungen - Teil 8:
Audiokapselgehörschützer für Unterhaltungszwecke

Protecteurs individuels contre le bruit - Exigences de sécurité et essais - Partie 8 : Serre-

tête avec entrée audio pour le divertissement
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 352-8:2020
ICS:
13.340.20 Varovalna oprema za glavo Head protective equipment
SIST EN 352-8:2021 en,fr,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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SIST EN 352-8:2021
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SIST EN 352-8:2021
EN 352-8
EUROPEAN STANDARD
NORME EUROPÉENNE
November 2020
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
ICS 13.340.20 Supersedes EN 352-8:2008
English Version
Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 8:
Entertainment audio earmuffs

Protecteurs individuels contre le bruit - Exigences de Gehörschützer - Sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen

sécurité et essais - Partie 8 : Serre-tête avec entrée und Prüfungen - Teil 8: Audiokapselgehörschützer für

audio pour le divertissement Unterhaltungszwecke
This European Standard was approved by CEN on 18 June 2018.

CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this

European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references

concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre or to any CEN

member.

This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by

translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC Management

Centre has the same status as the official versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,

Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway,

Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and

United Kingdom.
EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATION
COMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATION
EUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUNG
CEN-CENELEC Management Centre: Rue de la Science 23, B-1040 Brussels

© 2020 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. EN 352-8:2020 E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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SIST EN 352-8:2021
EN 352-8:2020 (E)
Contents Page

European foreword ....................................................................................................................................................... 3

Introduction .................................................................................................................................................................... 4

1 Scope .................................................................................................................................................................... 5

2 Normative references .................................................................................................................................... 5

3 Terms and definitions ................................................................................................................................... 5

4 Requirements ................................................................................................................................................... 6

4.1 General ................................................................................................................................................................ 6

4.2 Performance ..................................................................................................................................................... 6

4.2.1 Maximum sound pressure levels generated by entertainment audio ......................................... 6

5 Marking ............................................................................................................................................................... 6

6 Manufacturer's instructions and information ...................................................................................... 6

Annex ZA (informative) Relationship between this European Standard and the essential

requirements of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the

Council of 9 March 2016 on personal protective equipment aimed to be covered................. 8

Bibliography .................................................................................................................................................................... 9

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SIST EN 352-8:2021
EN 352-8:2020 (E)
European foreword

This document (EN 352-8:2020) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 159 “Hearing

protectors”, the secretariat of which is held by DIN.

This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an

identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by May 2021, and conflicting national standards shall be

withdrawn at the latest by November 2023.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of

patent rights. CEN shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

This document supersedes EN 352-8:2008.

This document has been prepared under a standardization request given to CEN by the European

Commission and the European Free Trade Association, and supports essential requirements of

EU Regulation(s).

For relationship with EU Regulation(s), see informative Annex ZA, which is an integral part of this

document.

In comparison with the previous edition, the following technical modifications have been made:

Clause/Paragraph/Table/Figure Change
4.2.1 products with Bluetooth added
4.2.1.3 products with electrical audio input: new requirements
Clause 5 removed, reference to EN 13819-3:2019, 7.4.2, 7.5.1 and
7.6.1 added
Annex A removed

NOTE The technical changes referred to include the significant technical changes from the EN revised but is

not an exhaustive list of all modifications from the previous edition.

According to the CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organisations of the

following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria,

Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland,

Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of

North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the

United Kingdom.
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EN 352-8:2020 (E)
Introduction

The requirements of this standard are concerned with the entertainment audio performance of the

earmuffs.
EN 352-8 is part of a family of standards describing product requirements:
— EN 352-1, Hearing protectors — General requirements — Part 1: Earmuffs
— EN 352-2, Hearing protectors — General requirements — Part 2: Earplugs

— EN 352-3, Hearing protectors — General requirements — Part 3: Earmuffs attached to head

protection and/or face protection devices

— EN 352-4, Hearing protectors — Safety requirements — Part 4: Level-dependent earmuffs

— EN 352-5, Hearing protectors — Safety requirements — Part 5: Active noise reduction earmuffs

— EN 352-6, Hearing protectors — Safety requirements — Part 6: Earmuffs with safety-related audio

input

— EN 352-7, Hearing protectors — Safety requirements — Part 7: Level-dependent earplugs

— EN 352-8, Hearing protectors — Safety requirements — Part 8: Entertainment audio earmuffs

— EN 352-9, Hearing protectors — Safety requirements — Part 9: Earplugs with safety-related audio

input

— EN 352-10, Hearing protectors — Safety requirements — Part 10: Entertainment audio earplugs

Test methods for these requirements are described in the following standards:
— EN 13819-1, Hearing protectors — Testing — Part 1: Physical test methods
— EN 13819-2, Hearing protectors — Testing — Part 2: Acoustic test methods

— EN 13819-3, Hearing protectors — Testing — Part 3: Supplementary acoustic test methods

An associated standard EN 458 covers selection, use, care and maintenance of hearing protection.

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