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Reference EN 60903:2003
Title Live working - Gloves of insulating material
Project Number 14612
Abstract/Scope Is applicable to: - insulating gloves and mitts which should normally be used in conjunction with leather protector gloves worn over the insulating gloves to provide mechanical protection; - insulating gloves and mitts usable without over-gloves for mechanical protection. Unless otherwise stated, the use of the term glove includes both gloves and mitts. The use of the term insulating gloves designates gloves providing electrical protection only. The use of the term composite gloves designates gloves providing electrical and mechanical protection.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-11-28
Current Stage code deadline 2004-07-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) PPE (89/686/EEC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 78
Reference Document IEC 60903:2002 (MOD) + corrigendum Feb. 2003 (EQV)
ICS 13.260 - Protection against electric shock
29.240.20 - Power transmission and distribution lines
29.260.99 - Other electrical equipment for working in special conditions
Keywords Live working; Gloves; Insulating material
Note Supersedes EN 50237:1997
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2003-11-28 2004-07-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2003-07-01 2003-11-01  
5062 2003-05-22 2003-07-01  
5091 2002-11-01 2002-11-18  
5061 2002-09-24 2002-11-01  
5020 2002-05-31 2002-08-02  
4099 2002-05-21 2002-05-24  
4020 2001-07-13 2001-12-14  
3099 2001-07-10 2001-07-13  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-07-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-11-28
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2004-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2004-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-07-01


Supersedes EN 50237:1997
EN 60903:1992
EN 60903:1992/A11:1997
Superseded by FprEN 60903:2012
Normative reference (6) ISO 37:1994
ISO 472:1999
ISO 2592:2000
ISO 2859-1:1999
ISO 2977:1997
ISO 3104:1994
ISO 9000:2000
ISO 9001:2000
ISO 9004:2000
IEC 60050-151:2001
IEC 60050-601:1985
IEC 60050-651:1999
HD 588.1 S1:1991
EN 60060-2:1994
HD 437 S1:1984
EN 60743:2001
IEC/TR 61318:1994
EN 61477:2002
IEC 60417-DB:2002

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