Global PPE Standards

Stay Informed About Standards Around the World

We work to influence international standards and conformity assessment for safety products, working through the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). 

Find details about safety standards and standards development across the globe. 

International Organization for Standardization

Search the ISO catalogue for personal safety standards.

ANSI Global Standards Portal

Access key information about exporting to markets around the world.


Review and comment on proposed foreign technical regulations.

European Committee for Standardization

CEN provides a platform for the development of European Standards and other technical documents in relation to various kinds of products, materials, services and processes.

Seize the Opportunity of Global Markets brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning international sales strategies and succeeding in today’s global marketplace.

CSA’s international network of offices and testing facilities provides companies with a single contact to obtain certifications for markets worldwide.

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How we develop standards

Our standards achieve national recognition through an ANSI-approved consensus review method.

Why Standards Matter

Transparency and consensus are cornerstone principles in the development of voluntary industry standards. 

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