Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 7: Level-dependent earplugs

This European Standard is applicable to level-dependent earplugs. It specifies requirements on construction, design, performance, marking and user information related to the inclusion of the level-dependent functionality.

Gehörschützer - Sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfungen - Teil 7: Pegelabhängig dämmende Gehörschutzstöpsel

Diese Europäische Norm gilt für pegelabhängige Gehörschutzstöpsel. Sie legt für die Integration der pegelabhängigen Funktionalität geltende Anforderungen hinsichtlich Konstruktion, Gestaltung, Leistung, Kennzeichnung und Anwenderinformationen fest.

Protecteurs individuels contre le bruit - Exigences de sécurité et essais - Partie 7 : Bouchons d'oreilles à atténuation dépendante du niveau

Le présent document est applicable aux bouchons d'oreille à atténuation dépendante du niveau. Il 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 de la fonctionnalité d'atténuation dépendante du niveau.
Les bouchons d'oreilles à atténuation dépendante du niveau sont conçus pour restituer les sons externes tout en assurant l'affaiblissement de ceux à forts niveaux. Ils peuvent être choisis pour être utilisés dans des environnements de bruit intermittent ou impulsionnel ainsi que dans des lieux où il est nécessaire de percevoir d'autres signaux d'avertissement sonores. Le présent document concerne les bouchons d'oreilles équipés d'un circuit électronique de restitution du son.

Varovala sluha - Varnostne zahteve - 7. del: Ušesni čepi, prilagodljivi ravni hrupa

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Status
Published
Public Enquiry End Date
14-Sep-2017
Publication Date
23-Mar-2021
Current Stage
6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
01-Dec-2020
Due Date
05-Feb-2021
Completion Date
24-Mar-2021

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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
SIST EN 352-7:2021
01-april-2021
Nadomešča:
SIST EN 352-7:2003

Varovala sluha - Varnostne zahteve - 7. del: Ušesni čepi, prilagodljivi ravni hrupa

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 7: Level-dependent earplugs
Gehörschützer - Sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfungen - Teil 7:
Pegelabhängig dämmende Gehörschutzstöpsel

Protecteurs individuels contre le bruit - Exigences de sécurité et essais - Partie 7 :

Bouchons d'oreilles à atténuation dépendante du niveau
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 352-7:2020
ICS:
13.340.20 Varovalna oprema za glavo Head protective equipment
SIST EN 352-7:2021 en,fr,de

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

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SIST EN 352-7:2021
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SIST EN 352-7:2021
EN 352-7
EUROPEAN STANDARD
NORME EUROPÉENNE
November 2020
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
ICS 13.340.20 Supersedes EN 352-7:2002
English Version
Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 7: Level-
dependent earplugs

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

sécurité et essais - Partie 7 : Bouchons d'oreilles à und Prüfungen - Teil 7: Pegelabhängig dämmende

atténuation dépendante du niveau Gehörschutzstöpsel
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 352-7:2020 E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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SIST EN 352-7:2021
EN 352-7:2020 (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 Criterion levels ................................................................................................................................................. 6

4.2.2 Criterion levels for products intended for use in impulse-type noise situations only .......... 6

4.2.3 Criterion levels for products not intended for use in impulse-type noise situations

only ....................................................................................................................................................................... 6

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

6 Manufacturer's instructions and information ...................................................................................... 7

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 352-7:2021
EN 352-7:2020 (E)
European foreword

This document (EN 352-7:2020) 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 352-7:2002.

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
Clause 4 new requirements on criterion levels added
Clause 5 removed, reference to EN 13819-3:2019, 7.2.3 added
Annex A removed
Annex B removed, reference to EN 13819-3:2019, 7.2.3 added

NOTE 1 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.

NOTE 2 The modifications include previously issued guidance documents according to Article 24 §11 in the EU

Regulation (EU) 2016/425 on personal protective equipment. No changes have been made to minimum safety

requirements. The modifications do not affect the state of art of the product requirements for these products.

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 352-7:2020 (E)
Introduction

The requirements of the standard are concerned with the level-dependent performance of the earplugs.

The criterion levels within this standard are determined to limit the sound pressure level effective to

the ear to 85 dB(A).
EN 352-7 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 prot
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