Standards & Testing

All Bell garments are designed and manufactured to the strictest quality standards controlled via our ISO 9001 Quality System procedures and requirements.

Garments are tested to the appropriate European, International or British Standard at an independent UKAS accredited laboratory to provide product compliance.  This information is clearly marked on the garment label, giving the wearer the reassurance that they are using a quality product.

There are Standards and test methods covering the protective requirements for a range of hazards that Bell garments conform to.  The list below shows these, but please refer to a specific product for detailed information on specific compliance.

 

 

 

BS EN343

 

 

Protective clothing - protection against rain


 

 

 

BS EN20471

 

 

High visibility warning clothing for professional use - Test methods and requirements


 

RIS-3279-TOM  

 

RIS-3279-TOM

 

 

Railway group standard - high visibility clothing


 

 

 

BS EN ISO 11611

 

 

Protective clothing for use in welding and allied processes


 

 

 

BS EN ISO 11612

 

 

Protective clothing - to protect against heat and flame


 

 

 

BS EN 1149

 

 

Protective clothing. Electrostatic properties - material performance and design requirements


 

 

 

IEC 61482-1

 

 

Protection against electric arc - test methods


 

 

 

IEC 61482-1-1

 

 

Protective clothing against the thermal hazards of an
electric arc - open arc testing


 

    BS EN ISO 13688   Specifies general performance requirements for ergonomics, innocuousness, size designation, ageing, compatibility and marking of protective clothing

 

 

 

EN 14360

 

 

Protective clothing against rain. Test method for garments


 

 

 

EN 13034 Type PB (6)

 

 

Chemical Protection