Japan Protective Clothing Association
Japan Protective Clothing Association was established in 1987.
Carrying out the reforms of the future programs in 2000, the following subjects are currently under way on the basis of relevance to the research, development and education.
1. Coherent approach to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) with reference to ISO/TC 94(Personal safety-Personal Protective equipment)/SC 13 (Protective clothing).
2. Promotion of appropriate directions for use of the protective clothing.
Corporate member : 56 Companies
Personal member : 8 persons
Scholar member : 20 persons
WG 1 : General properties
WG 2 : Protective clothing against heat and flame
WG 3 : Protective clothing against chemical agents
WG 5 : Protective clothing against mechanical action
WG 6 : Protective clothing against hazardous biological agents
WG 8 : standardization for protective gloves