Quality and Certification

Standards

Swiss One involvement

Any spectacle you buy from Swiss One Safety has been certified as per the PPE 89/686/EEC Directive and relevant EN standards, and is CE marked.

You may be confident that any safety product you buy from Swiss One safety will be manufactured, tested, packaged and documented strictly in accordance with current European legislation..

By choosing protective products you know to be of the highest quality, you will not only be making the best decision for your workforce, but will clearly be fulfilling your obligation under the law.

Standards

We design personal protective equipment for eye protection for industrial use consistent with the Directive 89/686/EEC, and to the harmonized standard EN 166:2001.

Each Swiss One Safety product is tested and certified by independent laboratories (Critt, INSPEC etc..) according to European standards.

Standards

  • EN166Safety Specification
  • EN167Optical testing methods
  • EN168Test methods other than optical

Basic staandars

  • EN169Welding filters
  • EN170Ultraviolet filters
  • EN171Infrared filters
  • EN172Solar protection filters for industrial use
  • EN175Welding work equipment
  • EN207Glasses for laser protection
  • EN208Glasses for laser adjustment
  • EN379Specification concerning welding filters

Markings

Our manufacturer identification

CE : Symbol of conformity to EC standards

Usage symbols

  • 3Liquid droplets or splashes
  • 4Large dust particles > 5 microns
  • 5Gas and fine dust particles < 5 microns
  • 8Arc of Electrical short circuit.
  • 9Molten metal and hot solids

Mechanical strength symbols

  • SExtra strong, resists a 22 mm, 43 g ball falling 1.30 m.
  • FLow energy impact, resists a 6 mm, 0.86 g ball at 45 m/s.
  • BMedium energy impact, resists a 6 mm, 0.86 g ball at 120 m/s.
  • AHigh energy impact, resists a 6 mm, 0.86 g ball at 190 m/s.

Marking location - Glasses

Marking location - Goggles


Lens markings

Filter type

  • 2UV filter
  • 2CUV filter with good color perception
  • 4Infrared filter
  • 5Sunglare filter
  • 6Sunglare filter with IR specification

Shade number

  • 1.2Clear or amber (yellow)
  • 1.7Indoor Outdoor (IO)
  • 2.5Bronze or smoke
  • 3.1Red mirror

Optical class numbers

  • 1Continuous work
  • 2Intermittent work
  • 3Occasional work, but must not be worn continuously

Use symbols

  • 9Molten metal and hot solids.

Mechanical strength symbols

  • SExtra strong, resists a 22 mm 43 g ball falling 1.30 m at 5,1 m /s
  • FLow energy impact, resists a 6 mm, 0.86 g ball at 45 m/s
  • BMedium energy impact, resists a 6 mm, 0.86 g ball at 120 m/s
  • AHigh energy impact, resists a 6 mm, 0.86 g ball at 190 m/s
  • KResistance to surface damage by fine particles (optional)
  • NResistance to fogging (optional)
  • TThe letter T, immediately after the mechanical strength symbol, authorises use for high speed particles at extreme temperatures.

Warning

  • FMaximum protection for glasses
  • BMaximum protection for goggles
  • AMaximum protection for face shields

If the S, F, B and A symbols do not apply to both the lens and frame, then the lowest level must be assigned to the protective eyewear.

Marking location - Glasses

Marking location - Goggles