The EN 388 standard specifies requirements, test methods, marking and information to be supplied for protective gloves against the mechanical risks of abrasion, blade cut, tear, puncture and, if applicable, impact.
The impact protection has to fully encompass the back of hand, including the fingers. This standard is intended to be used in conjunction with EN ISO 21420.
All Milwaukee hand protection solutions are certified according to both EN ISO 21420 and EN 388 standards, the rating given varies for each type of gloves. EN ISO 21420 is the European general requirement and test method standard for protective gloves.