EN381-5 - CE certified workwear for users of hand-held chain saws

Protective clothing certified according to EN 381-5 gives the wearer's leg protection against cuts from hand-held chainsaws. The garment is classified by the speed at which the chain saw chain, it protects against.

Class Chain speed [m / s]
1 20
2 24
3 28


According to EN 381-5 there are 3 different design classes:

Design A and B are meant to be used in normal logging work of professional foresters, who are well trained and knowledgeable in the field. Design C covers the entire leg and is for use by persons who do not normally work with chainsaws, or in extraordinary situations, such as when working in trees.