The work shoes according to UNI EN ISO 20345:2011 are marked with an "S" (Safety) as Safety Shoes. The so-called "basic" shoe is marked with the letters "SB" (S = Security - "B" = Basic).
This shoe must meet the following minimum requirements:
• height of the upper
• toe cap (minimum length, minimum support base)
• Leather Uppers at least "suede" and similar
• Front lining
• sole in any type of material, can be smooth
• the upper, in the shoe low, can be opened
In the Shoes "SB" are never included the following requirements if not specified in detail: •antistatic •energy absorbingheel •waterproofdynamicsof the upper •slip- resistantsole •solewith plugs •back lining •grain leatherupper • pierce resistant midsole
Shoes with additional requirements must have the following identification letters:
Under the sole are indicated the following information: fit, month and year of manufacture.
On the tongue of the shoe are marked: mark of the manufacturer, article code, CE marking of conformity.
MEANING OF MARKING
The following information are indicated on the footwear:
- Conformity marking "CE"
- Reference standard "EN ISO 20345:2011" or "EN ISO 20347:2012"
- Requirements and / or safety category
- Item number
- Date of manufacture (month, year or quarter of year)
- Name of the manufacturer "BICAP"
- Shoe size
The marking certifies that the shoe meets the essential requirements of the European Directive 89/686/EEC related to personal protective equipment (PPE second class): ergonomics, safety, comfort, solidity and that the model of safety footwear or work footwear was submitted to the EC by the accredited certification body.
The "EN ISO 20345:2011" or "EN ISO 20347:2012" affixed to the shoe ensures the fulfillment of the requirements of comfort and solidity established by the standard "EN ISO 20345:2011" or "EN ISO 20347:2012".
The "EN ISO 20345:2011" affixed to the shoe ensures the presence of a toe-cap that protects the toes against impacts with an energy of 200 J and risk of crushing with a maximum force of 1500 daN.
The "EN ISO 20347:2012" affixed to the shoe does not guarantee protection of the toes from impact or crushing as it does not have a protective toe caps.