There are situations in which a worker may be exposed to an environment in which very low temperatures (below -5°C) are liable to seriously damage his health.
One of the means of combating this risk it to wear
EN 342 cold protection clothing
Directive 89/686/EEC art. 3.7. Protection against cold
"PPE designed to protect all or part of the body against the effects of cold must have a thermal insulating power and mechanical strength appropriate to the foreseeable conditions of use for which they are marketed…"
Elis offers a complete range of EN 342 cold protection PPE articles of which the main characteristic is their ability to maintain the body at an acceptable temperature when it is in an environment in which temperatures are below -5°C.