EN 14404 - Protection for work in kneeling position
Kneepads certified according to EN 14404 protects the wearer at work in the kneeling position.
Knee protection class are classified as follows:
|Protection Class 0
|Flat floor surfaces
|Protection Class 1
|Flat or uneven floor surfaces. Protects against penetration by a force of at least (100 ± 5) N
|Protection Class 2
|Flat or uneven floor surfaces under severe conditions. Protects against penetration by a force of at least (250 ± 10) N
Knee-pad type is classified as follows:
|Kneepads independent of other clothing, fastened around the legs.
|Knee pads in foam or other padding, secured in pockets on the legs, or which is permanently attached to the pants.
|Knee pads not stuck to the body, but placed in position as the user moves around.
|Knee pads, which is part of a unit with additional functions, such as the framework for support to stand up, or kneeling seat. Can be worn on the body, or be independent.