Annex I of NR6 – List of Personal Protective Equipments

A – HEAD PROTECTION
A.1 – Helmet
a) helmet to protect against impact of objects on skull;
b) helmet to protect against electrical shocks;
c) helmet to protect skull and face against thermal agents.

A.2 – Cap or balaclava
a) caps to protect skull and neck against the thermal risks;
b) caps to protect skull, face and neck against chemical agents;
c) caps to protect skull and neck against abrasion and excoriation;
d) caps to protect head and neck against moisture resulting from water-using operations.

B – FACE AND EYE PROTECTION
B.1 – Goggles
a) goggles to protect eyes against impacts of flying particles;
b) goggles to protect eyes against bright lights;
c) goggles to protect eyes against ultraviolet radiation;
d) goggles to protect eyes against infrared radiation.
e) mesh goggles for limited eye protection against impacts of flying particles;

B.2 – Face shield
a) face shield to protect face against impacts of flying particles;
b) face shield to protect face against infrared radiation;
c) face shield to protect eyes against bright light;
d) face shield to protect face against the thermal risks;
e) face shield to protect face against ultraviolet radiation

B.3 – Welding helmet
a) welding helmet to protect face and eyes against impacts of flying particles, ultraviolet radiation, infrared radiation and intense light.

C – HEARING PROTECTION
C.1 – Hearing protector
a) circumaural hearing protector to protect auditory system against sound pressure levels above levels given in Annex 1 and 2 of NR-15.
b) insert-type hearing protector to protect auditory system against sound pressure levels above levels given in Annex 1 and 2 of NR-15.
c) semi-aural hearing protector to protect auditory system against sound pressure levels above levels given in Annex 1 and 2 of NR-15.

D – RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
D.1 – Non-powered air purifying respirator:
a) semi-facial filtered (PFF1) to protect airways against dusts and mists;
b) semi-facial filtered (PFF2) to protect airways against dusts, mists and fumes;
c) semi-facial filtered (PFF3) to protect airways against dusts, mists, fumes and radionuclides;
d) quarter, semi and full facial mask with particulate material filter; P1 type to protect airways against dust and mists; P2 type for protection against dusts, mists and fumes; P3 type for protection against dusts, mists, fumes and radionuclides;
e) quarter, semi or full facial mask with chemical and/or combined filter to protect airways against gases and vapors and/or particulate material.

D.2 – Powered air purifying respirator:
a) respiratory protection cap, hood or helmet without facial seal to protect airways against dusts, fumes and radionuclides and/or against gases and vapors;
b) semi or full facial mask with facial seal to protect airways against dusts, fumes and radionuclides and/or against gases and vapors.

D.3 – Supplied air respirators with compressed airline:
a) continuous flow air supplied hood or helmet without facial seal to protect airways in atmospheres with concentration greater than 12,5% oxygen;
b) continuous flow air supplied hood or helmet without facial seal to protect airways in sand blasting operations and in atmospheres with concentration greater than 12,5% oxygen;
c) semi or full facial mask with facial seal to protect airways in atmospheres with concentration greater than 12,5% oxygen;
d) semi or full facial mask with positive pressure valve to protect airways in atmospheres with concentration greater than 12,5% oxygen;
e) full face mask combined with an auxiliary cylinder with positive pressure valve to protect airways in atmospheres with concentration less than or equal to 12,5%, i.e, in atmospheres Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IPVS).

D.4 – Supplied air respirators with autonomous mask:
a) open circuit demand with positive pressure to protect airways in atmospheres with concentration less than or equal to 12,5%, i.e, in atmospheres Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IPVS);
b) closed circuit demand with positive pressure to protect airways in atmospheres with concentration less than or equal to 12,5%, i.e, in atmospheres Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IPVS).

D.5 – Escape respirator
a) nozzle type escape respirator to protect airways against gases and vapors and/or particulate matter under the conditions of escape from atmospheres Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH).

E – BODY PROTECTION
E.1 – Clothings
a) Clothings to protect torso against thermal risks;
b) Clothings to protect torso against mechanical risks;
c) Clothings to protect torso against chemical agents;
d) Clothings to protect torso against radioactive risks;
e) Clothings to protect torso against moisture from rainfall; (Altered by Ordinance MTB 870/2017)
f) Clothings to protect torso against moisture resulting from water-using operations.

E.2 – Use of bulletproof vest is permitted for watchmen who work carrying a firearm, to protect the torso against mechanical risks.

F – UPPER LIMB PROTECTION
F.1 – Gloves
a) gloves to protect hands against abrasion and excoriation;
b) gloves to protect hands against cuts and pierce;
c) gloves to protect hands against electrical shocks;
d) gloves to protect hands against thermal agents;
e) gloves to protect hands against biological agents;
f) gloves to protect hands against chemical agents;
g) gloves to protect hands against vibration;
h) gloves for protection against moisture resulting from water-using operations;
i) gloves to protect hands against ionized radiation.

F.2 – Protective cream
a) protective cream to protect the upper limb against chemical agents.

F.3 – Sleeve
a) sleeve to protect arm and forearm against electrical shock;
b) sleeve to protect arm and forearm against abrasion and excoriation;
c) sleeve to protect arm and forearm against cuts and pierce;
d) sleeve to protect arm and forearm against moisture resulting from water-using operations;
e) sleeve to protect arm and forearm against thermal agents;
f) sleeve to protect arm and forearm against chemical agents.

F.4 – Armband
a) armband to protect forearm against cuts;
b) armband to protect forearm against excoriation.

F.5 – Finger cot
a) finger cot to protect fingers against abrasion and excoriation.

G – LOWER LIMB PROTECTION
G.1 – Footwear
a) footwear for protection against impact of falling objects on the toes;
b) footwear to protect feet against electrical energy;
c) footwear to protect feet against thermal agents;
d) footwear to protect feet against abrasion and excoriation;
e) footwear to protect feet against cuts and pierce;
f) footwear to protect feet and legs against moisture from operations with the use of water;
g) footwear to protect feet and legs against chemical agents.

G.2 – Sock
a) sock to protect feet against low temperatures.

G.3 – Gaiter
a) gaiter to protect legs against abrasion and excoriation;
b) gaiter to protect legs against thermal agents;
c) gaiter to protect legs against chemical agents;
d) gaiter to protect legs against cuts and pierce;
e) gaiter to protect legs against moisture resulting from water-using operations.

G.4 – Trouser
a) trouser to protect legs against abrasion and excoriation;
b) trouser to protect legs against chemical agents;
c) trouser to protect legs against thermal agents;
d) trouser to protect legs against moisture resulting from water-using operations.
e) trouser to protect legs against moisture from rainfall; (Inserted by Ordinance MTB 870/2017)

H – WHOLE BODY PROTECTION

H.1 – Coverall
a) coverall to protect torso and upper and lower limbs against thermal agents;
b) coverall to protect torso and upper and lower limbs against chemical agents;
c) coverall to protect torso and upper and lower limbs against moisture resulting from water-using operations.
d) coverall to protect torso and upper and lower limbs against moisture from rainfall; (Inserted by Ordinance MTB 870/2017)

H.2 – Full body clothing
a) clothing to protect whole body against chemical risks;
b) clothing to protect whole body against moisture from operations with the use of water;
c) conductive clothing to protect whole body against electrical shock;
d) clothing to protect whole body against moisture from rainfall. (Inserted by Ordinance MTB 870/2017)

I – FALL PROTECTION (DUE TO LEVEL DIFFERENCE)

I.1 – Safety belt with fall arrest device
a) safety belt with fall arrest device to protect user against fall in operations with vertical and horizontal movement.

I.2 – Safety belt with lanyard
a) safety belt with lanyard to protect user against fall when working at height;
b) safety belt with lanyard to protect user against fall while positioning himself/herself when working at height.