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prБДС EN IEC 63247-1:2020

Live working - Footwear for electrical protection - Part 1: Insulating footwear and overboots

General information

50.60     Dec 1, 2020

60.55    Dec 28, 2020



European Standard

13.26     29.260.99     13.260  


IEC 63247:2020 specifies the requirements and testing for PPE footwear used as electrical insulating footwear and overboots that provide protection of the worker against electric shock and used for working live or close to live parts on installations up to 36 000 V AC or 25 500 V DC.

The products designed and manufactured according to this document contribute to the safety of the users provided they are used by skilled persons, in accordance with safe methods of work and the instructions for use.

Antistatic, electrical insulating outsole and conductive footwear are not covered by this document.

Other parts dealing with electrical insulating outsole footwear and conductive footwear for live working are in development.

Directives and Regulations

When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.


Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC

Life cycle


prБДС EN IEC 63247-1:2020
50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat
Dec 1, 2020

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Adopted from FprEN IEC 63247-1:2020

Adopted from IEC 63247-1 ED1