Testing and certification of protective gloves to European and other national and international standards. The testing on glove PPE can include cut, tear, abrasion, heat and flame, chemical permeation/degradation and thermal properties.Find out more >
Testing and certification of safety footwear to European and other national and international standards. This will include industrial, firefighters, chainsaw, foundry, construction, general workwear, heat/cold and chemical safety footwear.Find out more >
Testing and certification of fall protection PPE to European and other national and international standards. This can include fall arrest harnesses, lanyards, karabiners and connectors, anchor devices and work positioning systems.Find out more >
Testing and certification of motorcycle clothing, gloves, boots, and impact protectors to European and other national and international standards.Find out more >
Testing and certification of high visibility PPE to European and other national and international standards.Find out more >
SATRA has a comprehensive test facility, including a hemi-anechoic chamber to conduct subjective attenuation testing. We test all types of hearing protection to European and other national and international standards. Our acoustics team can also test the sound power of electrical and mechanical equipment.Find out more >
Testing and certification of protective clothing to European and other national and international standards. This can include clothing designed to protect against chemicals and hazards in public order situations.Find out more >
Testing and certification of protective clothing worn by firefighters, aircrew, foundry workers and welders. Heat and flame testing is carried out within SATRA’s own purpose-built laboratories, including the SATRA Instrumented Dummy (SID).Find out more >
The SATRA eyewear laboratory is able to carry out safety eyewear testing to the most common protective eyewear standards.Find out more >
Testing and certification of chainsaw protective jackets, trousers, boots, gloves and gaiters to European and other national and international standards.Find out more >
SATRA is set up to assess sports PPE, including shin guards, cricket gloves and pads, field hockey protectors, equestrian protectors and rugby pads.Find out more >
SATRA offers a full range of PPE test facilities. Use the links above to gain background information and a basic understanding of the PPE testing that needs to be carried out to meet international standards for specific products. We would advise contacting SATRA as soon as possible to ensure your PPE product testing and certification is right first time.
PPE certification (CE mark)
Supplying the European market with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can be a daunting process. There are many legal requirements that must be met. SATRA can guide you through the maze of standards and legislation, step-by-step, to help you attain your goal – the successful supply of PPE.
SATRA is committed to technical innovation and launched the SATRA PPE Innovation Awards in 2012 to inspire and recognise achievements in PPE research and development.
- EN ISO 20344, 20345, 20346, 20347 safety footwear.
- EN ISO 13287 safety footwear.
- EN 13634 protective footwear for motorcyclists.
- EN 420 protective gloves general requirements.
- EN 388 protective gloves mechanical risks.
- EN 374 protective gloves against chemicals.
- Rescue from height EN 1496, 1497, 1498.
- Fall arrest anchor devices.
- US ANSI/ASSE Z359 fall arrest standard.
- EN 471 high visibility.
- GO/RT 3279 high visibility on railways.
- EN 1150 and EN 13356 high visibility.
- EN 397 industrial helmets.
- EN 1078 cycle helmets.
- EN 13158 equestrian.
- EN 352 hearing protection.
- SATRA PPE Innovation Awards
- New European Regulation (EU) 2016/425.