HOME / Testing and Certification / Product Areas / Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)Personal Protective EquipmentComprehensive testing & certification services for your global PPE products 3,000 Organizations worldwide Helping organizations around the world with testing & certification needs 100+ Years of Experience Rely on an internationally-recognized firm with over a century of experience $67.6 B Value of Global PPE Market by 2023 Global Industry Analysts predicts the global PPE market will reach USD 67.6 Billion by 2023. We can help you reap the benefits of this booming market now Specialties With global recognition and state-of-the-art labs, we can provide reliable testing & certification for your PPE products Having developed Canada’s first standard for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in 1948, we have over 70 years of proven experience. As employers around the world prioritize a culture of safety within their organizations, working with a leading testing & certification provider for your innovative PPE products may help build credibility and gain your customer’s trust. Occupational Health and Safety Equipment CSA Group specializes in comprehensive testing & certification for a wide range of PPE products in the following areas: Fall arrest equipment Protective eyewear Protective footwear Protective headgear Medical Equipment To address the PPE testing requirements that have emerged during COVID-19, we are offering testing & certification for medical PPE products that are used by frontline workers in the medical field including: Medical gloves Medical gowns and drapes Medical masks Respirators Face shields Testing & Certification – Medical PPE The testing and certification required varies by the type of PPE. We test and certify medical PPE to CSA, ASTM, AAMI, and CFR standards. Product type Certification Standards Testing Standards Medical Gloves ASTM D6319 ASTM D3578 ASTM D5250 ASTM D6977 ASTM D412 ASTM D573 ASTM D3767 ASTM D5151 ASTM D5712 ASTM D6124 Medical Gowns and Drapes AAMI PB70 AATCC 42 AATCC 127 ASTM F1670 ASTM F1671 Medical Mask ASTM F2100 ASTM F2101 ASTM F2299 ASTM F1862 EN 14683, Annex C 16 CFR 1610 Respirators 42 CFR 84 NIOSH Standard Test procedures (STP) Face Shields CSA Z94.3 ANSI Z87.1 CSA Z94.3 ANSI Z87.1 Medical PPE Testing & Certification White Paper Designing, Testing, and Certifying Personal Protective Equipment for an Automated World Standards and certification services for personal protective equipment (PPE) have helped to prevent workplace injuries and deaths for years. As the last line of defense against hazards that cannot be controlled at the source or along the path to the worker, PPE provides an added level of protection. Read the White Paper View All White Papers Designing, Testing, and Certifying Personal Protective Equipment for an Automated World Read the White Paper Services With our global recognitions, we offer a full breadth of global expertise in product testing & certification that help you offer your customers safe and reliable PPE products, such as product performance evaluation and certification for global markets. Take your PPE products to North American and international markets by working with recognized experts in PPE testing & certification and global market access Testing Transform your innovations into quality products that meet critical requirements with our expert testing services. Certification Launch new products and boost customer confidence in North America and beyond with our global certification solutions. Marks & Labels Get the marks you need to access and enter your target markets in North America with confidence. Value-Added Service Save time and gain efficiencies with access to our customer portal, online product listings, and more.