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According the 89/686/EEG Directive ”Personal protective Equipment”


 

Buoyancy Aid (Swimming Vests) 50N – EN 393 / ISO 12402-5


Only suitable for use by capable swimmers and should only be used at or on sheltered waters where help is rapidly available. Not safe in case of unconsciousness. NOT A LIFEJACKET! For users of 30 kg and more.
The 50N Buoyancy Aid is perfectly suited to situations demanding extensive freedom of movement, such as: (dinghy) sailing, canoeing / kayaking, water/jet skiing, fishing / hunting

 

Lifejacket 100N – EN 395 / ISO 12402-4

Suitable for use at or on inland and sheltered waters. Offers limited safety in case of
unconsciousness and when wearing waterproof clothing. Suitable for children (from only a few months old) and adults at or on inland and sheltered waters during normal weather conditions and wearing light clothing. Offers good protection for both swimmers and non-swimmers. The 100N lifejackets are designed to turn an unconscious user onto his/her back to keep the airways clear of the water.

 

CE EN396

 
Lifejacket 150N – EN 396 / ISO 12402-3

For swimmers and non-swimmers. Suitable for use at or on open and coastal waters. Offers limited safety in case of unconsciousness when wearing heavy, waterproof clothing. This lifejacket is an advanced design offering enhanced buoyancy for serious yachtsmen, swimmers and non-swimmers.Suitable for children and adults at or on open and coastal waters in heavy weather conditions and when wearing light (rain) clothing. The 150N lifejackets are designed to turn an unconscious user onto his/her back to keep the airways clear of the water.



Lifejacket 275N – EN 399 / ISO 12402-2

Ideal for use with heavy, waterproof clothing at or on the sea in extremely heavy weather conditions. Safe for use in the case of unconsciousness under almost all conditions.


Please note: A lifejacket or buoyancy aid will only be effective when:
» you have chosen the right category and model according the kind of use you want it for.
» you have chosen the right size according the weight of the wearer.
» you put on wear and maintain the jacket according the enclosed manuals.
» you wear the jacket each time when there is a risk of falling into the water.
» you never wear it underneath your clothing/jacket.
» you test the jacket before using it, so you check if the jacket works as desired and  needed (teach children how to turn/floatate in this jacket.

 
Extra:
Inflatable, check if the Inflater is operational according to the users manual. Also check if the cylinder is full and not punctured.
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