There are two British Standards that cover insulated products
BS 8020:2011 and BS 60900:2004
“insulated hand tools for work on or near conductor rail systems operating at voltages up to 1000v a.c. or 1500 V d.c”.
Tools such as shovels, spades, sledgehammers, crowbars and rail specific tools are covered by this standard.
Jafco products that are BS 8020:2011 compliant are identified and tested in the following manner :
The mechanical specifications of insulated tools shall conform to the relevant requirements of the appropriate
British Standard for an uninsulated tool.
"hand tools for use up to 1000 V a.c. and 1500 V a.c”.
Tools such as screwdrivers,screwdriver bits and pliers are covered by this standard.
Legibly and permanently marked with the following :
Conformance with relevant :
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